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Richer Experiences

December 11, 2010

    “If you take money out of your left pocket and put it in your right pocket, you’re no richer.” Merton Miller Merton Miller was an economist and the winner of the 1990 Nobel Prize in economics.  His work showed a firm’s value is determined by its investment decisions, not by its financing decisions. […]

Let the Can Get Kicked

December 6, 2010

“An innovation is one of those things that society looks at and says, if we make this part of the way we live and work, it will change the way we live and work.” — Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway & founder of FIRST This evening I was I-chatting with my daughter (love that […]

Custom Mediascaping

November 28, 2010

“I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.”      — Woodrow Wilson I love working in my yard.  While it is obviously the work of an amateur, over the years the landscape is being transformed into my private work of art, scattered with personal preferences of […]

Hold on Tight

November 16, 2010

“When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking.” – Albert Einstein The following is a transcript of this “Box or Pig” podcast: This silly little song about the baby monkey got me […]

Learners Need a Cleared Path

November 9, 2010

“If, when and how students and teachers choose to take advantage of these opportunities will define the future of networked learning and personal learning environments within the structure of school.  However, the nature of personal learning is such that students with Internet access can choose to participate without that structure.”     – Wendy Drexler Last Saturday […]

A Two Way Street?

October 31, 2010

“Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.” Jim Rohn Screencasting – The Experience Because of the impending celebration of Halloween, it seemed only logical to play around with JING by creating a screencast of a ghost story.  Here is the result: The Legend of the Axe […]

Getting in Flow With Information

October 26, 2010

“The tools that consumers need are those that allow them to get in the flow, that allow them to live inside information structures wherever they are and whatever they are doing.  They need tools that allow them to easily grab what they want and to stay peripherally aware without feeling overwhelmed.” Danah Boyd  – Streams […]

Public Displays of Connection

October 19, 2010

“The most famous photograph of Times Square is surely Alfred Eisenstaedt’s chestnut of the kissing couple, which summed up the national mood in 1945 because it combined all the right elements: the returning soldier, the woman who welcomed him back and Times Square, the crossroads that symbolized home.” Michael Kimmelman, art critic for The Times, […]

Let’s All Sing Like the Birdies Sing – Ah choo!

October 11, 2010

“Micro-blogging isn’t a short-term trend – it is here to stay. The evolution of blogging has spawned this new mini version of blogging and many are latching on. The simplicity and ability to post frequently are what attract most to the concept. We expect much faster adoption and mainstream penetration than blogging in general.”  Read […]

Press the Easy Button

October 6, 2010

“I’ve always been fascinated with the idea that complexity can come out of such simplicity.” Will Wright My journey to RSS began by trying to connect to a newsletter called The Daily which is the course newsletter for George Siemans (or as EM would say, Hor hay) and Stephen Downes online course Connectivism and Connective […]