Engaged students mean more to me than research grants, teaching awards, or accolades.
Sometimes I feel like I’m witnessing the unfolding of David Lodge’s Small World, from te sidelines.
Still can’t get over the loss of sharing features in Google Reader. There are better ways to make G+ useful than breaking stuff.
The #zeroklout pledge @AGPublic /cc @Klout @AnnaG http://lar.me/1k8
Just saw a businessman struggling with his yalmuka. Would have made a nice picture.
IKEA texts: You unpack them, lay down the pieces, use provide tools, and rebuild. Case in point: http://ping.fm/nT7PR
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saroshig: Perhaps Tumblr is not the most appropriate avenue for exhaustive self-reflections and posts that unravel as blog posts or in my case, writing on my personal homepage. In this day and age (and in this medium), people have an incredibly short attention span. You may like or reblog a post, but…
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saroshig: Apparently, my indelible passion for Vahan Tekeyan’s poetry has been resurrected and now that it has resurfaced, my soul yearns for his lyricism desperately. I have tried to locate the ensemble of his chef d’oeuvre in English, but I have merely discovered sprinklings at best with varied levels of…
What are those projects that Steve Kaire has sold? Can’t find his name on IMDb… http://lar.me/1k5 @answers
So, AFAICT, the @ihnatko role on @5by5 is to stir @Siracusa and @MarcoArment? #AllTheWorldsAStage
OH: “Say something in…” Naïve evaluation of language fluency bever gets old, apparently.
Gamification is a geek’s idea of “fun”. #Behaviourism /cc @Nora3000
So @Prezi is down at the exact moment I want to change my account? How convenient…
One of my favourite music performance apps, @ThumbJam, just went 2.0! http://lar.me/1jt
Strange. @TummelVision is sponsored by @Hover yet their domain has expired. /cc @heathr @kevinmarks @debs
Uh-Oh! A domain squatter on @TummelVision? Hope it’s not an attack of some sort…
Sometimes, a dying battery is a sign that I should stop working.
“Corporations, on the other hand, are generally not gift givers nor do they thrive on collegiality.” – Surowiecki
Commercial science is the Rapa Nui of knowledge work. (Cf. Collapse)
OH: “You shouldn’t go there, it’s ‘back of house’” (first time I hear it said to an outsider) #FoHBoH
In a way, Google did the opposite of a botched job, with Plus. G+ is overengineered, in some ways. #imho
Not grokking sleepcycles, didn’t expect @Jawbone #liveUP smartalarm to wake me up during deepsleep dreamstate.
The 80s may “look funny”, today, but you can’t say that nobody was having fun. http://lar.me/1js #HedonistNostalgia
GUI in 1982, the origins of “graphical user interface” with Xerox Star: http://lar.me/1jr
“Gladwell, alas, takes Isaacson’s portrait of Jobs at face value” http://lar.me/1jq Why am I not surprised? Oh, right…
In a way, #oqπ looks more disruptive than #occupy.
MB&Co est trois coches en-dessous de @Paillard, côté bouffe. Même si le service-spectacle est pas dénué d’humour.
Been lecturing more, recently. Sorry to say, I’m enjoying it. / Les cours magistraux sont l’fun à donner.
“Unexpectedly, the program seems to have reduced motivation by students related to traditional school activities.” #OLPC http://lar.me/1jp
#GlobalSticky Insight from forum threads should be distilled. http://xkcd.com/979/
Ce qui est bien avec @STMinfo, c’est que les interruptions sont si fréquentes, pas besoin de mise à jour. #sarcasme
Is Google Scholar taking on Academia.edu? http://lar.me/scholar
Haters will be hatin’, lovers will be lovin’. / La voix de Véronique Sanson, c’est un massage d’oreilles.
#Movember has lost its soul. Glad I’m not doing it, this year.
#Instapaper described as a “one-man shop in suburban New York” on @SparkCBC about transmedia. /cc @MarcoArment
New from IU Press, Music and Globalization: Critical Encounters (Bob White ed.) http://lar.me/1jn
Liking the @Jawbone #liveUP, so far. But the “community” could use a few tummlers.
Should introduce “tummeling” in my “Cyberspace SOCI”, tonight. Prep for Surowiecki, Rheingold, Hunt. /cc @TummelVision
#Google “Reader redesign: Terrible decision, or worst decision?” @MarcoArment http://lar.me/1j2
Debunking the Siri mindtrick. http://lar.me/1j0
I get the impression JSB was trying to push flutists to their limits. #BWV211
The thing about “Dragon Express”, is that it’s the name of the Chinese restaurant where I used to go, in Bloomington, IN.
“Your GPA largely doesn’t matter” and other advice to jobseeking geeks. (@Patio11 via @MarcoArment) http://lar.me/1iy
“the role of Flash will change.” @mesh #functionalism http://lar.me/1iw
We’ve all been beckoned. http://lar.me/1iv
Look at the sky: that is for you. Look at each person’s face as you pass on the...– Miranda July, from No One Belongs Here More Than You (via saroshig)
Speaking of @5by5, this is among the coolest things a fan could build. @_DavidSmith http://lar.me/1iu
Liking the @ReallyBigWeek concept from @5by5. Wishing other podcast networks were to do the same.
“Any of the nerds I know who write online could have written a better Steve Jobs bio.” @Siracusa
#FieldNotes “Catching Up is Fun” @saroshig http://lar.me/1it