If you will be in Vancouver next Tuesday I invite you to come to what promises to be an outstanding session on podcasting from three of UBC’s most accomplished and thoughtful practitioners. It’s presented in conjunction with TAG as part of the Teaching and Learning with Technology series. * Cyprien Lomas is the Director of […]Read more "Live @ UBC — Sound Strategies for Podcasting"
So some time back D’Arcy tagged me with the “Five Things” meme. I normally ignore these things, but D’Arcy has responded to too many of my requests for me to blow him off. I’ve also been tagged by Steve Dembo (welcome to the world Aiden!) and Tony Hirst (yeah Hawkwind!). One wonders why I of […]Read more "Five things… about ME! ME! ME!"
So let me try to trace the outlines out… –> Feeling a bit uneasy, and fuzzy, I sketch out a post, drenched in undergraduate nostalgia, outlining objections to some discourse concerning the “net generation” and speculating on a counterintuitive role the web might play in family life… –> The post generates a number of thoughtful […]Read more "Half-baked ramblings, spaghetti sauce, and the locus of control"
Gus Goldkey (front, with ‘stache & mullet) tries to pretend he knows what the hell is going on So, feeling terribly left out by my absence from the ELI Annual Meeting (hi everyone!), Gus Goldkey decided to crash the NMC’s session on Second Life. Alas, I burned 45 minutes getting the technology in order, and […]Read more "Doing my bit to hype Second Life (and continue hyping Northern Voice)"
Three or four bits, connected in some way I haven’t quite figured out yet. Last night I attended a reading at the downtown Vancouver library by Don Kerr, one of a handful of very special professors I studied under at the University of Saskatchewan. The book he was promoting (Earth Alive: Essays on Ecology by […]Read more "Education is wasted on the prematurely middle-aged"