Want a safe place to go for educational videos? Check out this new project from Larry Sanger (of wikipedia fame): http://www.watchknow.org/
"What is WatchKnow?
Imagine hundreds of thousands of great short videos, and other media,
explaining every topic taught to school kids. Imagine them rated and
sorted into a giant Directory, making them simple to find.
WatchKnow--as in, "You watch, you know"--is a non-profit online
community devoted to this goal.
WatchKnow is both a resource for users and also a non-profit, online
community that encourages everyone to collect, create, and share free,
innovative, educational videos."
tool has been in beta for the last year, and is now ready for prime
time, with 11,000+ videos to date. I'm excited about its potential.
There are some really good people involved (Lawrence Lessig, Jack
Koumi, etc.). It's worth giving it a look; consider registering to add
content (the interface is delicious.com-like with bookmarklets and drag
and drop tagging). "If we build it, they will come..." ?
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