It’s always show time here at the edge of the stage

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Most of my experiments with web publication have been experiments with form. My late-and-unlamented blog on Blogger, my Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ presences, even my DS106 blog (which needs a daily create before it starts pining for the fjords) – all primarily attempts to understand tools through their constraints. So the act of planning the … Continue reading It’s always show time here at the edge of the stage

A Portfolio Response to Summary

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An Improvisational portfolio on the subject of Ferris Jabr’s “Why Brains Prefer Paper”. For class,  Friday the 13th, February, 2015 1. Here is the article for summary: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/reading-paper-screens/?print=true 2. Here is the diigo annotated link: https://diigo.com/07c2ai 3. Here is the diigo outliner that scraped all the links and little bit more as I attempted to ‘Backward engineer’ … Continue reading A Portfolio Response to Summary

Integrity creates workabilty

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Without integrity, nothing works. I view integrity not as something that is either good or bad, right or wrong, but rather as a state of being whole and complete that results in increased levels of workability. Collaborating with the members of my course design team is a complex dance. Everyone is asked to give her … Continue reading Integrity creates workabilty

going live

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I’ve been slowly moving the structure that I’ve started here over to my main site at merelearning.ca. It has been good to have this spot to test things out, work out some theme kinks and quirks and just figure out how this thing can all work together. I have a couple of presentations coming up […]

Down the Rabbit Hole

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Looking inwards and reflecting on personal choices made is a lot like falling down that wondrous Rabbit Hole: a spicy mix of pride for risks taken, self-doubt and regret for actions and words said (or unsaid), fear for doors closing, and excitement for doors opening. Once the dust has settled and you’ve escaped with each … Continue reading Down the Rabbit Hole

Rant of the Day

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Ever since I heard the report on CBC radio this morning about K-cups and the single–serve coffee machine craze, I have been in a stew. It is mind-boggling and depressing to think that in this day and age when people on so many fronts are working to reduce waste, so many others are buying another […]

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