On April Fool’s Day of this year, I wrote the following page in the Learnscaping un-book. I meant to be serious.
Coincidence happens. Isaac Newton (1643–1727) and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz (1646–1716) invented calculus at the same time but independently of one another! (wikipedia)
When Continue reading
George Siemens’ and Stephen Downes’ online course, Connectivism & Connected Knowledge, has drawn to a close after a great twelve-week run.
By way of a final analysis, thousands came, less stayed, and even less contributed. Did we change the world? No. Not yet. But we (and I mean all Continue reading
So many things to be thankful for.
I love my new studio. Former yucky store room. Three weeks from Got-Junk clean-out to fully finished room. Now a place to think fresh thoughts, entertain, and play. (Slideshow)
My handyman contractor made the magic happen.
Santa Fe. Yum.
Restaurant at the Georgia O’Keefe museum. Door, but no wall.
Santuario of Chimayo, the “Lourdes of New Mexico”
This crucifix miraculously showed up in a pit about 10′ to the left in the early 1800s! Pilgrims visit…
Albuquerque Continue reading
Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. First, the interview. Then, the comments. And after that, my response.
Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web Continue reading
Today’s newsletter from Kineo features my breezy audio answers to “six simple questions about doing e-learning right.”
Why is this a good time to talk about e-learning?
Answer: It isn’t. Great, we’re off to an excellent start.
Who should you involve when you’re starting e-learning?
Everyone, of Continue reading
Uta and I are spending a few nights in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at the Inn of the Anasazi. Seventeen years ago, a repository for state records was converted into this perfectly charming hotel a couple of blocks from the historic center of Santa Fe.
These guys know how to do it right. Our room is tastefully Continue reading
If you want to attend my workshop December 3 in Berlin, you’d better sign up now and send me an email. You see, everyone in the workshop will receive a copy of Informal Learning and of Learnscaping, and I have to send the books now to get them there on time.
Participants are coming from Germany, Continue reading
Three days ago, my land line went dead. That evening I saw a phone company guy in a cherry picker working on the phone pole across the street. I figured he’d fix the problem. He didn’t.
I went into my default mode of dealing with craziness. I asked myself, “What am I supposed to learn from this?”
I Continue reading
My programming skills are so lame, I just locked myself out of my personal Drupal environment and can’t find the back door to get in. Hence, I’m turning my attention to something simpler: EtherPad. Give it a shot.