What blogs help you understand what’s going on?
List a few below that you don’t expect others to name. (Not Stephen, not me, etc.)
Some randomly selected recommender will win a free copy of Informal Learning.
In a few weeks, I’ll put up a consolidated tag cloud.
Think of it as the wisdom of Continue reading Name a blog or two, perhaps win a prize
David Weinberger has written an awesome book about concepts of knowledge which fit better with the real world than the rigid categories we’re accustomed to dealing with. Nothing is either/or. Everything is miscellaneous: a lot of this, a little of that, and something else entirely to a different Continue reading Everything is Miscellaneous
Ah, the beautiful things one can do with software. I sat mesmerized by these familiar faces morphing from one into another.
In other news, having been on the web all day researching web 2.0 corporate apps, I have seen the future and am announcing the birth of web 8.3 and learning 4.3. Once again, Continue reading Women in Art
Clark Quinn mentioned using cartoons in training a few weeks ago, so when I came upon a trial version of Comic Book Creator, I downloaded it immediately.
Here’s my first creation. (I already had the photos of the wooden guys.)
I was exploring this realm three years ago, noting that…
Free range cattle revolt. Save this for when you’ve got a few minutes. I bet you can’t make it to the end without a belly laugh.
Dave Snowden’s wonderful blog pointed me to this piece from Scientific American:
May 18, 2007
Cognitive Ability Mostly Developed Before Adolescence, NIH Study Says
NIH announces preliminary findings from an effort to create a database that charts healthy brain growth and behavior
By Nikhil Swaminathan
Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, has published an intriguing working paper entitled Useful Void: The Art of Forgetting in the Age of Ubiquitous Computing.
Before computers, remembering was hard and forgetting was easy. But now the net never Continue reading Forget it
Yesterday the Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences approved a motion that sets the stage for the first complete overhaul of general education for undergraduates in nearly 30 years.
The goals of the new General Education curriculum are to prepare students for civic engagement; teach Continue reading If Harvard can change, so can you
Sotheby’s just sold a Rothko for $72.8 million. A long-time admirer of Rothko’s work, I enjoying finding Rothko-style images in nature.