Back in 1996, when the World Wide Web was just beginning to revolutionize the ways human beings could communicate, many of those helping to build the emerging online tech industry were filled with a boundless sense of optimism.
The core of this optimism was the confidence that the internet could be a truly open space for freedom of speech. It was an ethos embodied that year by a much-circulated and somewhat sly “A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace” by the cyberlibertarian essayist and Grateful Dead lyricist John Perry Barlow. He declared that the legal concepts of the world of matter, “concepts of property, expression, identity,” simply did not apply to the internet, a virtually pure digital space for freedom of speech beyond the “governments of the industrial world, you weary giants of flesh and steel.”
“We are creating a world where anyone, anywhere may express his or
Quibi’s is closing up shop and now we have an idea of when the company will stop streaming its short, quick videos. In a customer support article posted Thursday, the company revealed that it expects to stop “streaming on or about December 1, 2020.”
The company goes on the thank customers for “giving us an opportunity to entertain you,” referring all questions about the shutdown to its [email protected] email address. The post also acknowledges that the streaming service does not know where Quibi content will land after the service shuts down, directing people to follow #Quibi on Twitter for updates.
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The post comes a day after news broke that Quibi would be shutting down operations less than seven months after launch.
What role do you think the school board has played in the academic decline in Midland over the last decade? What will you bring to the board that will change that? And as you answer this question, please indicate the one or two most important things you think the district needs to focus on in order to significantly improve our educational outcomes. Lastly, as a board member, what will be your signature initiative(s) in support of improving educational outcomes in the district?
While it is important to learn from past mistakes, we should spend our time and energy looking forward. We must create attainable solutions to combat MISD’s academic decline and that starts with the superintendent search. As I discussed previously, hiring a new superintendent is the most important role a school board member can play. To that end, and to answer the question, the hiring of our … Read More
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