Hello Worlds. Colliding.

So…I’m going to try and participate in two MOOCs this term. The #Change11 MOOC introduces “participants to the major contributions being made to the field of instructional technology by researchers today. Each week, a new professor or researcher will introduce his or her central contribution to the field.” By contrast, #DS106 is crazy, freeform, tickles […]

Cookies for CogDog #CookieLove

The DS106 and DS106Radio community amazes me, pushes me, enthrals me. Repeatedly. Behind the blogs, animated gifs and audio samples exist some of the most incredible, inspiring and REAL people. So, when I found out that one of my favourite broadcasters, co-hosts and listeners Alan Levine lost his mother, Alyce unexpectedly, one day after the […]

Beautiful Music of the Spheres

I was compelled to sketch out some notes from the two videos for DS106. I’m realizing more and more that these drawings are entirely my way of making sense of the material. So, I present to you both videos as visual notes entirely in the format that makes sense to my brain. Michael Wesch came […]

Scott Leslie on CBC talkin’ copyright

Scott’s early morning broadcast /LIVE on CBC Radio – Victoria x-casted to #DS106Radio via Scott’s iPhone + Papaya Broadcaster. I was the only listener on ds106radio, so I thought I should archive it. Pre-show Preamble + Show Post-show Post-amble It was great but my only critique would be that Scott forgot to tell them he […]

History-time with Mikhail

This is a great example of digital interactive (his)tory-telling. Mikhail treated us to another evening of chatting to his parents about their experiences from USSR. { Full Flavour: Listen to all unedited audio of 1h19min here } I’ve used Storify and recorded the audio and am really blogging this so Mikhail can have easy access […]

© in #ds106Radio Revisited

Okay, so Alec Couros called me out for identifying the white elephant in the #ds106Radio room but still not actually discussing it. I know Alec and I are on the same side of this issue but I agree that it is worth discussing and deconstructing. Clearly *someone* else does too, because he has pre-loaded the […]