How we do that thing we do

Portland, Oregon, 18 June 2014: The “Living The Dreams” team analytically performs a special session of UNIV 200’s digital engagement pilot.

Ted Nelson: Computer Lib / Dream Machines

Ted Nelson builds dreams out of computers, film, documents, and the oceanic human mind. This interview explores how, and why, this dreamer has not let his dreams disappear.

Living The Dreams With Our UNIV 200 Librarians

Research as conversation! A Google Hangout with librarians Jenny Stout and Laura Gariepy discussing how to find appropriate sources, search library databases, and channel enduring fascinations into lifelong learning.

Thought Vectors Interview with Alan Kay

Watch the archive as Gardner Campbell interviews Alan Kay — Almost 3 Hours of Concept Space Ideas

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Some notes on turmeric

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Turmeric is a flowering rhizome. The name appears to derive from Middle English/early modern English as turmeryte or tarmaret having uncertain origin. There may be Latin origin, terra merita (merited earth).[9] The active compound curcumin is believed to have a … Continue reading
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Turmeric (villanelle)

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The roots keep on spreading, so close, out of sight. Though the garden is manicured, carefully clipped, when the flower is ready, the shoots find the light.   Though the school is a prison; a withering blight On the soul … Continue reading
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Becoming a watch maker

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Find out how I got on creating a watch face for Android Wear only using my mobile phone.
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There is no mother tongue

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This is the notion (thanks to Peter Shukie and Lou Mycroft) that finally made me want to respond to the suggestion that the rhizome might be an invasive species. Before that I had been too busy down other rabbit holes … Continue reading
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Thinking about thinking

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You're giving a 20 minute lecture and you don't want your students to drift away while you're passionately talking about your slides. What would you do? (Let's say "I wouldn't lecture my students for 20 min. in the first place" is not an option.) Appar...
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Thinking about thinking

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 image sourceYou're giving a 20 minute lecture and you don't want your students to drift away while you're passionately talking about your slides. What would you do? (Let's say "I wouldn't lecture my students for 20 min. in the first place" is not...
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Answers on a postage stamp

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In my first teacher training course, back in 1987, I watched a video of a man giving a 2 hour class. During the whole session, which involved extensive group activities and learner participation, there was no lecture, and he used … Continue reading
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Trust, Connected Learning, and Photography

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Getting ready for the morning...as @anrcreative would say, Jesus, take the wheel.— Laura Gogia (@GoogleGuacamole) ... Read More

Personal Dynamic Media Nugget

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“Other input devices include a typewriter keyboard, a “chord” keyboard, a pointing device called a “mouse” which inputs position as it is moved about on the table, and a ... Read More

Computer Lib. Nugget Pt. 2

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The Computer Priesthood Knowledge is power and so it tends to be hoarded. Experts in any field rarely want people to understand what they do, and generally enjoy putting people down. Thus if we say th... Read More

Computer Lib. Nugget #1

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The Computer Priesthood Knowledge is power and so it tends to be hoarded. Experts in any field rarely want people to understand what they do, and generally enjoy putting people down. Thus if we say th... Read More

Personal Dynamic Media Nugget

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A Dynamic Medium for Creative Thought: The Dynabook We envision a device as small and portable as possible which could both take in and give out information in quantities approaching that of human sen... Read More

Personal Dynamic Media Nugget

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I reflected upon the reading Personal Dynamic Media  and remain amazed. It was not long ago when our world was changed. Some of the younger participants in this course may not appreciate som... Read More