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== Your lucky guide to New York lottery games ==
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Welcome to Difficult Problems in Cyberlaw, a January course taught by Professor Jonathan Zittrain, co-hosted by Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School.
  
All you need is a dollar and a dream. Well, these days, a lot of the games cost $ 2, $ 5, and even $ 10, but the [https://lotterycorner.com/ny New York Lottery] jackpot and instant win games still hold great odds for New Yorkers with big wins.
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If you are a student, please see [[Course Logistics]]. All regular class meetings will be at '''Stanford Law School Classroom 272'''.  
  
'''New York Lottery Fun Facts'''
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This [http://www.law.stanford.edu/contact/#maps map site] has a map of the [http://www.aaccessmaps.com/show/map/us/ca/bayarea Bay Area], [http://ucomm.stanford.edu/map/ Stanford campus], and [http://transportation.stanford.edu/images/visitor-bus.pdf visitor parking] at Stanford.
All lottery proceeds go to support education in New York State.
 
Lotto and Mega Million jackpots are estimated based on projected sales. Projected sales estimates take into account recent historical trends, weather, competitive jackpots, and the number of potential players who are distracted by current events.
 
Each instant game is different, offering different odds and prize levels. Most of Instant Games' overall odds of winning any prize is approximately 1 in 5.
 
All cash prize winning tickets must be redeemed within one year from the date of the drawing.
 
  
  
'''New York Lottery Instant Scratch-Off Games'''
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==WEEK ONE: Theory and Problems==
If you need instant gratification, the [https://lotterycorner.com/ny New York Lottery]offers a wide selection of instant scratch games. They feature approximately two new games each month at prices of $ 1, $ 2, $ 5, and $ 10. The most popular instant games include King Kong, with a record high prize of $ 8 million, and Set For Life , which pays the winner of the grand prize $ 5,000 per week for life.
 
  
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<center> '''Monday, January 3th: 5pm to 7pm''' </center>
  
'''New York lottery'''
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:Professor Zittrain will give a lecture on the technological workings of the Internet. 
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:There will be time made for brief student introductions.
  
'''How to play Lotto :''' Choose six numbers between 1 and 59 (or let the QuickPick machine select the numbers for you). Minimum game is $ 1 for two game panels. Or you can play up to $ 5 on the 10 game card. Then watch the live TV giveaways on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 11:21 pm on WABC Channel 7.
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''Required Readings For Class'':  
'''Lotto Jackpot:''' For each LOTTO drawing, 40% of the draw's sales (minus 2% drawn for a reserve fund) is assigned as a cash prize.
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*Read [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wlyLMWKKY2WD51h6oU-xcR_vAVRaQPprAaKnu6NopzI/edit?hl=en&authkey=CN6RnL4C/ Brief Angry Statements of Confusion: How the Internet is Covered]
'''Odds of Winning Lotto:''' First Prize - 1 in 45,057,474
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*Read Chapter 2 of <span style="font-variant:small-caps">[http://yupnet.org/zittrain/archives/10/ The Future of the Internet: And How to Stop It]</span>
  
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''Recommended Readings'':
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*Salzter, et al [http://web.mit.edu/Saltzer/www/publications/endtoend/endtoend.pdf/ End-to-End Arguments in System Design]
  
'''Mega millions'''
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<center> '''After Class Reception! 7pm to 8:30pm''' </center>
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:Please join us for a celebratory first-day-of-class reception, directly after class.
  
'''How to Play Mega Millions :''' Choose five numbers between 1 and 56 in the upper pink section of the game panel and select a MEGA BALL number between 1 and 46 in the lower white section of your game panel (or let the QuickPick machine select the numbers for you). Mega Millions costs $ 1 per play. Then watch the live TV giveaways on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:00 p.m. WABC Channel 7.
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'''Mega Millions Jackpot :''' For each Mega Millions drawing, 50% of the ticket sale is assigned as a cash prize. 63% of this amount is assigned to the first prize. Mega Millions' biggest jackpot was $ 315 million in November 2005.
 
'''Odds of Winning Mega Millions :''' First Prize - 1 in 175,711,536
 
  
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<center> '''Tuesday, January 4th: 11:30am to 1:30pm''' </center>
  
'''Powerball'''
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:Privacy and Technological Points of Control
  
'''How to Play Powerball :''' Choose 5 numbers from a set of 59 white balls plus one Powerball number from a set of 39 red balls. Each game costs $ 1 and each game card has five game panels. You can try your luck seven days a week, 4 am until the terminals close at 3:30 am or 9:00 pm on Wednesday and Saturday nights.
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'''Guests'''
'''Odds of Winning Powerball :''' Odds of winning the grand prize are 1 in 195 million. Odds of winning a prize are 1 in 35
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*Fred von Lohman [http://w2.eff.org/about/staff/fred_von_lohmann.html/ EFF]
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*Dean Hachamovitch [http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/exec/Hachamovitch/  Microsoft]
  
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''Required Readings for Class'':
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*Read Zittrain's [http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=388860 Internet Points of Control]
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*Read [http://news.cnet.com/Supreme-Court-rules-against-file-swapping/2100-1030_3-5764135.html “Supreme Court rules against file swapping”] (June 2005)
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*Read [http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/12/07/internet_explorer_do_not_track/ “Microsoft unveils 'do not track' option for IE9”] (December 7 2010)
  
'''Sweet million'''
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'''How to Play Sweet Million :''' Order a quick pick or pick 6 numbers from a set of 5930. Each game costs $ 1 and each game card has ten game panels. You can try your luck every day from 4:00 a.m. M. Until the terminals close at 3:30 a.m. M. Or at 9:00 p. M. Monday and Thursday nights.
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<center> '''Wednesday, January 5th: 5pm to 7pm'''</center>
'''Sweet Million Odds :''' Sweet Million boasts that it offers your best shot at winning a million dollars. Odds of winning the grand prize are 1 in 3.8 million.
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:Cybersecurity and Diplomatic Transparency
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'''Guests'''
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*Ben Scott [http://www.state.gov State Department]
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''Required Readings for Class''
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*Read Clark and Landau's [http://docs.google.com/document/d/1xT-j_mLv6wXppsa8p5YP0r6mDWQakq5qS-2kBt8STcs/edit?hl=en&authkey=CNek64YG/  Untangling Attribution] (sections in italics are recommended, not required)
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*Read Zuckerman's [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/sites/cyber.law.harvard.edu/files/2010_DDoS_Attacks_Human_Rights_and_Media.pdf  Distributed Denial of Service Attacks Against Independent Media and Human Rights Sites] (pp 48 through 58 required; pp 8-25 recommended for technical background)
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*Read Zittrain and Sauter's [http://futureoftheinternet.org/wikileaks-cable-faq  Wikileaks FAQ]
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*Read Clinton's [http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/01/21/internet_freedom?page=full Internet Freedom] (January 21, 2010)
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*Read The New York Times's [http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/23/world/middleeast/23response.html Defense Department's Response to Iraq War Logs] (October 22, 2010)
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*Read The Wall Street Journal [http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704694004576019944121568506.html?mod=rss_whats_news_us Air Force Blocks Media Sites] (December 14, 2010)
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*Read Roy Revie's [http://pulsemedia.org/2010/12/08/wikileaks-and-21st-century-statecraft/ Wikileaks and 21st Century Statecraft]
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<center> '''Thursday, January 6th: 11:30am to 1:30pm'''</center>
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:Privacy and Reputation
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'''Guests'''
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*Peter Kazanjy [http://www.honestly.com/ Honestly.com]
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''Required Readings for Class''
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*Read Chapter 9 of Zittrain's <span style="font-variant:small-caps">[http://futureoftheinternet.org/static/ZittrainTheFutureoftheInternet.pdf The Future of the Internet: And How to Stop It]</span> (pp 200-221, 225-231 required)
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*Read Chapter 8 of Solove's <span style="font-variant:small-caps">[http://docs.law.gwu.edu/facweb/dsolove/Future-of-Reputation/text/futureofreputation-ch8.pdf The Future of Reputation]</span>
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*Read Craig Newmark's [http://www.cnewmark.com/2010/04/trust-and-reputation-systems-redistributing-power-and-influence.html/  Trust and reputation systems: redistributing power and influence]
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*Read Evlyn Rusli [http://techcrunch.com/2010/10/19/unvarnished-honestly-kazanjy-funding  Unvarnished Becomes Honestly.com, Raises $1.2 Million And Opens The Floodgates] (October 19, 2010)
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''Recommended for Class''
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*Attendance at Zittrain's  [http://liberationtechnology.stanford.edu/events/minds_for_sale_1_6_2011/  Minds for Sale] lecture is highly recommended. (4:30pm to 6:00pm, Wallenberg Theater)
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<center> '''Friday, January 7th: 9:30am to 11:30am'''</center>
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:Crowdsourcing and The Four Quadrants
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'''Guests'''
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*SpamGirl, admin of [http://turkers.proboards.com/index.cgi  Turker Nation] forums
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*Lukas Biewald, [http://crowdflower.com Crowdflower]
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''Required Readings for Class''
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*Explore [http://turkers.proboards.com/index.cgi  Turker Nation] forums.
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*Explore Panos Ipeirotis's [http://behind-the-enemy-lines.blogspot.com  research blog]
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*Read [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/difficultproblems/Class_3 Cloudwork Best Practices]
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*Read Zittrain's [http://fordhamlawreview.org/assets/pdfs/Vol_78/Zittrain_Vol_78_May.pdf  The Four Quadrants]
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''Recommended for Class''
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*Though class will run into this event, if you can make it after class, it should be really interesting: [http://www.techamerica.org/nstic/ National Strategies for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace] (11 AM - 12 PM)
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==WEEK TWO: Analysis through the Four Quadrants==
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<center> '''Monday, January 10th: 6pm to 8pm''' </center>
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:Government Regulation/Corporate Monopolies (Quadrant One)
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:Review of groups' work thus far 
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:Discussion and lecture of Professor Zittrain's "The Four Quadrants."
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''Required Readings For Class'':
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*Read sections of Wu and Goldsmith's <span style="font-variant:small-caps">Who Controls the Internet</span>
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''Recommended Readings'':
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*Review Zittrain's [http://fordhamlawreview.org/assets/pdfs/Vol_78/Zittrain_Vol_78_May.pdf  The Four Quadrants]
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<center> '''Tuesday, January 11th: 11:30am to 1:30pm'''</center>
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:(Corporate) Self-Regulation (Quadrant Two)
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'''Guests'''
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*Andrew McLaughlin http://twitter.com/mcandrew
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*Charlie Cheever of [http://www.quora.com/Charlie-Cheever Quora]
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*Steven Lurie and Jay Monahan of [http://www.zynga.com Zynga]
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''Required Reading for Class''
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*Read Grimmelmann and Ohm's [http://works.bepress.com/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1032&context=james_grimmelmann Dr. Generative]
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''Field Trip!''
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*to [http://www.mozilla.org Mozilla]!
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<center> '''Wednesday, January 12th: 5pm to 7pm''' </center>
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:Cyberanarchy! (Quadrant Three)
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'''Guests'''
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*[http://joindiaspora.com Diaspora]
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*Steven Levy, author of [http://www.amazon.com/Hackers-Computer-Revolution-Steven-Levy/dp/0141000511 Hackers] and journalist at Wired
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'''Required Reading for Class'''
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*Watch Coleman's [http://turbulence.org/blog/2010/04/13/free-speech-anonymous-vs-scientology  Old and New Net Wars Over Free Speech and Secrecy or How to Understand the Lulz Battle Against the Church of Scientology] (about an hour of video altogether)
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'''Field Trip!'''
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*Reception at [http://www.augustcap.com/ August Capital] with [http://www.augustcap.com/team/david_hornik/ David Hornik]
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<center> '''Thursday, January 13th: 11:30am to 1:30pm''' </center>
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:Communitarian (Quadrant Four)
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'''Required Reading for Class'''
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*Read Chapter 5 fro Joseph Reagle's <span style="font-variant:small-caps">[http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=1zjQTDbNrS6G-n5FnQY0ngNIp3Iw3d1-A4h5BMlSLXOxG8mlyC5OqZq0494Ao&hl=en&authkey=CMHpiPoC Good Faith Collaboration]</span>
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*Read pp  127-148 of Professor Zittrain's  <span style="font-variant:small-caps"> [http://futureoftheinternet.org/static/ZittrainTheFutureoftheInternet.pdf The Future of the Internet]</span>
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'''Field Trip!'''
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*to [http://www.wikimedia.org Wikimedia]
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*and [http://twitter.com Twitter]!
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[[Pharos]]
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'''Winter class: Please disregard the below links for now.'''
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[[Class Schedule]]
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[[Class Notes]]
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[[Topic Sign-up!]]
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[[CrowdConf Brainstorm page]]
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[[New Difficult Topics]]

Latest revision as of 05:47, 13 August 2020

Welcome to Difficult Problems in Cyberlaw, a January course taught by Professor Jonathan Zittrain, co-hosted by Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School.

If you are a student, please see Course Logistics. All regular class meetings will be at Stanford Law School Classroom 272.

This map site has a map of the Bay Area, Stanford campus, and visitor parking at Stanford.


WEEK ONE: Theory and Problems

Monday, January 3th: 5pm to 7pm
Professor Zittrain will give a lecture on the technological workings of the Internet.
There will be time made for brief student introductions.

Required Readings For Class:

Recommended Readings:

After Class Reception! 7pm to 8:30pm
Please join us for a celebratory first-day-of-class reception, directly after class.

Tuesday, January 4th: 11:30am to 1:30pm
Privacy and Technological Points of Control

Guests

Required Readings for Class:


Wednesday, January 5th: 5pm to 7pm
Cybersecurity and Diplomatic Transparency

Guests

Required Readings for Class


Thursday, January 6th: 11:30am to 1:30pm
Privacy and Reputation

Guests

Required Readings for Class

Recommended for Class

  • Attendance at Zittrain's Minds for Sale lecture is highly recommended. (4:30pm to 6:00pm, Wallenberg Theater)

Friday, January 7th: 9:30am to 11:30am
Crowdsourcing and The Four Quadrants

Guests

Required Readings for Class

Recommended for Class


WEEK TWO: Analysis through the Four Quadrants

Monday, January 10th: 6pm to 8pm
Government Regulation/Corporate Monopolies (Quadrant One)
Review of groups' work thus far
Discussion and lecture of Professor Zittrain's "The Four Quadrants."

Required Readings For Class:

  • Read sections of Wu and Goldsmith's Who Controls the Internet

Recommended Readings:


Tuesday, January 11th: 11:30am to 1:30pm
(Corporate) Self-Regulation (Quadrant Two)

Guests

Required Reading for Class

Field Trip!



Wednesday, January 12th: 5pm to 7pm
Cyberanarchy! (Quadrant Three)

Guests

Required Reading for Class

Field Trip!


Thursday, January 13th: 11:30am to 1:30pm
Communitarian (Quadrant Four)

Required Reading for Class

Field Trip!


Pharos

Winter class: Please disregard the below links for now.

Class Schedule

Class Notes

Topic Sign-up!

CrowdConf Brainstorm page

New Difficult Topics