Playing with Technology

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. ~Arthur C. Clarke

iTunes U

I’ve been meaning to write about this since I heard about it on Tuesday. Apple has extended its iTunes U concept to all schools. The program has been piloted at Stanford University and the University of Michigan as well as some other schools. The idea is to provide an iTunes Music Store like experience for the digital content created by the members of the school.

I’m still a little unclear on how the service works. I am also unclear on the terms. However, I have contacted Apple and had a conversation with our internal representative about our eligibility. He felt that we would definitely qualify and we are arranging a meeting with our external Apple rep to learn more about the service and explore the possibility of enrolling. Keep your eyes open.