• Dmitry Orlov’s talk to the Long Now Foundation earlier this month, entitled “Social Collapse, Best Practices”. You can download the podcast via LongNow. It is at once hysterically funny and frightening. He outlines a number of suggestions on how to cope with impending social collapse, based on his own experience and research into how the Soviet Union coped with its collapse: for instance, he recommends converting U.S. colleges to residential accommodation, and using the grounds to grow hay for livestock feed.
  • 40 tutorials on advanced drawing techniques from Vector Tuts.
  • Future of learning: Passionate Peers, Death of the Classroom, Technologies as Tools. From Robin Good’s Master New Media.