Tag Archive for Perception

On the Archive

Yesterday I got to hangout with the #DMLCommons folks in the blog garage (complete with tools) to talk about our views on blogging. In that conversation, we talked a little bit about control and how driving your own online space, and caring for your online presence is so important to your career (and life) pathway. I mentioned (a few times)… Read more →

Love the Lurkers

A couple days ago I had a BIG conversation with Bill Mills, the Community Manager for Mozilla Science Lab, about open learning, designing for participation, online engagement, collaboration, inspiration and a bunch of other metaphysical ideas that I often create practical implementations for. During our conversation, Bill asked if I had any advice for designing learning experiences that can engage… Read more →

My Year in Review

Seems like I should follow suit and do a “Year in Review” post. I do so like to comply. I was moving around quite a bit this year. This post took me forever to put together. January: Ran the first New York City version of the Producer’s Institute for New Media Technologies, started working with the Open Attribute Team, submitted… Read more →

Life is a Game

Over the past couple of months I’ve seen a variety of discussions taking place concerning the positives and negatives of using the term “gamification” in reference to learning. In the educational community there are often negative connotations associated with the idea. Being rewarded an incentive (in this example a badge) in learning, seems to be clouding the discussion. Some people… Read more →

Perception of Corruption

If you are a part of the Open Web world, you know that net neutrality is an important concept to limit the ability of government, corporate and lobby interest groups to hijack Internet Service Providers to block sites, content and applications to the end user in an attempt to degrade the users ability to access all content equally. You know… Read more →