1. Introduction

Human achievement

“Rather than smart rooms, smart cars, smart toilets etc., I would like to put forward the notion of smart people…. the goal is to enhance the intelligence of the race, not just its tools.” (Steve Mann)­

Start by listening to audio file 1A, and simply go on from there…

Podcast 1A: Introduction

How to use this website

Authorship information and suggestions for further reading

Notes for all audio files

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Podcast 1B: The purpose of this site

The six frames of information literacy explained

Some illustrations of information overload and digital divides

Text and context: a film review

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Move on to unit 2

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