Monthly Archives: October 2011

Monetarism

Trying to document a very small piece of learning from my challenge to @dkernohan for our new-non-existent-but-hopefully-will-be-created-soonUPDATE: EXISTing make-a-wish-MOOC #econoMOOC. “price deflation can be fought by dropping money out of a helicopter” Friedman, M. money photo cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by AMagill and Helicopter from Apocalypse Now Looking at Milton Friedman… Read More »

Open Education

It is Open Access Week and I’ve been listening intently to the proceedings around the world. In particular, I’ve been listening to my friends and colleagues broadcast DS106Radio from the Open Education 2011 Conference in Utah. This morning Jim Groom presented #OccupyOpenEd11, a brilliant talk available in audio and video format. It highlighted the phenomenal… Read More »

StoryBox @BrockUniversity

I’m pleased as punch that I got another chance to find out What is Inside the StoryBox? Call it an artistic provocation, call it an “expression of the copyleft impulse, great example of an ephemeral phenomenon” or just PirateBox, as its creator does. David Darts describes it: “Pirate Box is a self-contained mobile communication and… Read More »

#ds106radio rocks NYC rocks #ds106radio

Thursday October 20 from 9pm-midnight #ds106radio was lucky to have our ears and souls rocked by a strong contingent of #ds106radio heads: @DrGarcia, @jimgroom, @grantpotter, @mikhailg, @mbransons and special guests: @boone, @polarismusic, @louiskatz NYC #ds106radio 1st hour cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by Michael Branson Smith These folks rocked my Thursday night;… Read More »

Spubbly Me

While I generally do not like spending a great deal of time with photos of myself, I was compelled to try Spubble assignment because I needed a good reason to use Aviary and Picnik. If I didn’t have Photoshop I would use these for sure for Messin’ with the McGuffin assignments or Triple Troll Quotes.… Read More »

Dear Photograph

Dear Photograph,
I took you with my first camera, the day we moved away from Toronto. The instant photograph started black and slowly shapes form, yellowish at first, faces appear, details emerge, The instant photograph started black and slowly shapes form, yellowish at first, faces appear, details emerge, colours burst- the image is created just as the moment ends.