There’s more to this world than appears in twitter! DS106 has a longer run and more rhizomatic strands than the ones you read about all the time…

http://ds106.us/about
http://ds106.us/history
http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/ds106-not-course-not-any-mooc
http://www-jime.open.ac.uk/articles/10.5334/jime.ag/