a call for an emodiment surplus
1] intro the lecturer & lecture series and say nice things overall
2] from the 3rd lecture the concept of "embodiment deficit" - which is the opposite of the state in which the body responds with multiple senses to experiences taken in by the brain and body at once.
3a] Stanford's podcast series - big implicit claims
3] then explain what happens at the start of the 1st lecture & mention that the students' responses can't be heard b/c no mic/no audio recorded; he can be heard scratching at the blackboard. He's talking about the computer-screen icon and b/c his computer-made presentation can't be shown he draws it freehand on the blackboard.
4] we who experience this lecture as a podcast feel an intense embodiment deficit, and the answer is NOT better lecture-room A/V equipement or assistance, or better editing by the Stanford ITunesU people... but
5] the embodiment surplus of the sort I have been arguing for [in this essay]