#WIWO = What I’m Working On Earlier this week, I was assigned with the task of designing the logo/brand identity for the upcoming VCU LINC. The LINC is a center for innovation that will focus in the areas of faculty development, technology enhanced active learning, student engagement, and community of practice. My logo journey started […]
Here are a few things that have come up recently that might be of value to others wandering the FeedWordPress/FeedWordPress Advanced Filters Syndication highway. Same Name, Different Pictures I ran into this with the Field Botany page. A variety of factors came into play here. We now have over 1300 posts with at least one […]
Looking down at Shockoe Valley from Richmond Hill Retreat Center I thought of you In the land of plenty Disconnected from the rest of Richmond city Riding in a car Someone pointed out "This school’s roof leaked. The ceiling tile hit a child!" What went through the minds of young students To be broken […]
Some #thoughtvectors propaganda focused on J.C.R. Licklider’s Man-Computer Symbiosis. Inspired by Alan’s recent retro poster kick.
I’ve always found the following use of Godwin’s Law to be an interesting idea. For example, there is a tradition in many newsgroups and other Internet discussion forums that once such a comparison is made, the thread is finished and whoever mentioned the Nazis has automatically lost whatever debate was in progress. This principle is […]
Stephen Hawking at work. From the film by Errol Morris. Doug Engelbart Well, strangely enough, I feel the same. It’s part of the thing of the easy to learn and natural to use thing that became sort of a god to follow and the marketplace is driving it and it’s successful and you could market on that […]
It was a busy week so not quite as much outside photography as I’d like but a few decent shots from our online course development initiative. Out of focus but I still like this. The remains of an insane hail storm.
Chilean artist reportedly burns $500 million worth of student loan notes – Boing Boing ““It’s over,” he says in the video. “It’s finished. You don’t have to pay another peso [of your student loan debt]. We have to lose our fear, our fear of being thought of as criminals because we’re poor. I am just […]
The Field Botany class is underway and the vegetation is rolling in despite floods and hail. There are 20 student participating on 20 different blogs. Right now we have almost 700 posts in the mother blog. Amazing to see all this great work and to be able to keep it instead of having it stuck […]
This is a story…for the conscientious professional who feels embattled in a time of transition, a time of assessment and accountability. I am being vague on purpose, as I want both higher education faculty and physicians to read this story in their own contexts…and probably other professionals too, (more…)