Then What? Everyone's Guide to Living, Learning and Having Fun in the Digital Age

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Then What? is funny, wise and powerful. It is a story - everyone's story - about trying to make sense of a digitally overdone world that our kids call normal. And it is a story about how schools must change if they are going to help us take back the future...today. Part sci-fi, part social commentary, and a lot of roller coaster fun, Then What? is rated NT for "non-technical." Join computer savant William Tell as he tries to find a path with a heart among the glitz of the high-tech world. Led by his mentor Credo, and joined by a group of insanely wise helpmates, William discovers what it means to be human in a world filled by intelligent machines and starts a crusade to create schools that make sense for the Digital Age in which we live.

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Dr. Jason Ohler is an Apple Distinguished Educator, a President’s Professor or Educational Technology at the University of Alaska, and owner and president of JasonOhler.com. He has been digital humanist, pioneer and keynote speaker in the field of Digital Age living, learning and leadership for two decades. He created one of the first educational technology programs in the U.S. in response to desktop computing that was devoted to the creative empowerment of teachers and students. He is a columnist (TechWit.info), composer, author of many books and articles, and founder of the "Art the 4th R" initiative to have art recognized as the next literacy. Above all, Jason is a storyteller, telling tales of the future that are grounded in the past.

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"Brilliant, truthful, delightful." -- Beth Vishnevsky, Greenwich Village Gazette

"The new McLuhan has arrived." -- Robert Sawyer, Nebula Award Winner

"Tune into Jason Ohler." -- Howard Rheingold, Tools for Thought, Smart Mobs

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