YouTube: Your University: America’s Community College (December 8, 2014)
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Y “When I got home years ago, Junior asked if I knew how to circumvent parental controls on the computer. After pausing for an answer, he answered that he simply typed in ‘how to circumvent parental controls’ and was provided a plan pronto.”
T “Hard to fault initiative.”
Y “YouTube has emerged as the University for the masses by the masses.”
T “The Community College for the public.”
Y “Sharpening a knife or sharpening skills, just type something in and a member of the public commons has probably uploaded a useful video. Everyone can be a professor, a pundit or a poet for 15 seconds or 15 minutes.”
T “And no tuition, books or fees to fund the futball team.”
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[See the commentary proffered ten years ago at “Bush: “Torture our kids, s’il vous plait” (January 31, 2005)”.]
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