The 2012 participants in Online Educa come from 92 countries. Last night’s Speaker Reception was great for reconnecting with friends from Germany, U.K., France, and elsewhere, many of them people I see but once a year at this gathering. This is my fifth time here.
BlackBoard is picking Continue reading
Tom Munnecke at upliftacademy.org in email:
Given that we have a health care system whose errors are a leading cause of death, an international development model that has invested $2.3 trillion with little or nothing to show for it, an educational system that is heading down a similar path, I guess Continue reading
Fifteen years on the net have led me to expect little or nothing from my Internet Service Provider (ISP). I’ve gone through lots of them, usually for service outages or downright lying to me. Earlier this year, I asked my sysop son to recommend an inexpensive but competent ISP. He suggested DreamHost.
For Continue reading
Life evolves without a designer. All it takes is replication (copying), changing conditions to adapt to, and low survival rates.
DNA is a species’ overall blueprint. Strings øf DNA are composed of genes. Making copies of genes is not exact; some don’t replicate precisely. Mutations happen. Offspring Continue reading
Sunday I’m off to Europe to attend Online Educa for the fifth time.
Nearly two thousand people (from 73 countries!) will join me there. A quarter of them (from more than 50 countries) will make presentations. The participants are academics, government officials, NGOs, and corporates. Educa is not Continue reading
This is first blog entry from the Apple Mini that had been stashed in a closet here since I bought it soon after they came out. (It was too cool to resist.)
The Mini hadn’t wanted to connect with my old router. I plugged it into our new router about an hour ago, and eleven software upgrades began installing. Continue reading
Some days I find little treasures in my unsolicited email. Hacking Email: 99 Email Security and Productivity Tips is a useful guide to email do’s and don’ts.
Be professional. Ensure your work emails don’t contain ‘u’, ‘afk’, ‘ty’, ‘jk’ and/or several million other texting/chatroom acronyms. Continue reading
Nature is so beautiful. This morning I walked to the top of Berekely’s Vollmer Peak and found fog flowing through the valleys all around me.
I don’t understand Amazon pricing.
Last week, Informal Learning cost $26.40 on Amazon. Now it’s $40.00. Bummer. I guess $26.40 was the pre-release price.
Friends’ books have been marked down, but not recent releases.
- Clark Aldrich, Learning by Doing,
- Clark Aldrich, Simulations & Continue reading
The previous post in my blog had the wrong URL for George Siemens’ and my podcast. Here’s the correct URL.