In the spirit of optimism about technology, I asked students to read "A Call for Digital Explorers" which included this video about someone figuring out how to launch a camera into space:
I also showed this short video of a woman regaining her hearing:
I then showed Eric Whitacre's virtual choir and walked through how that came to be. Please see this blog post which details all of that. For the rest of the lecture
I talked through Crowdsourcing, as well as LDS "Member"-sourcing. See these two Prezi presentations, and listen to the lecture here if you are interested.