Takin it to the Streets.

Michael Branson Smith took his mobile device and brought #ds106radio to the Occupy Wall Street movement.


CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS!!! Now is the time for the #ds106radio community to show their love!! DS106Radio is what happens when you mix a tweeting bava one tinkerer AND a whole lot of enthusiastic music-loving story tellers [View the story “Genesis of #ds106Radio” on Storify] Can you dig it? This web radio changed my life, Srsly-… Read More »

The Digital Scholar, Manga Version

“If anyone wants to take the HTML version and create an Egyptian hieroglyphics version delivered via 1988 version of HyperCard – well, they can”

Mobile Learning

The story of how I was mocked into upgrading my phone and how that raises a bunch of questions about mobile learning.

I just finished High School

I often reflect on the things I learnt during high school but this will be the first time I’ve ever put them into writing. I guess there are three main take-aways.

I am the Morning DJ on DS106

I am the morning DJ on DS106
Playing all the hits for you wherever you may be
The bright good-morning voice who’s heard but never seen
Feeling all of thirty-five going on thirteen

Filtering for Bags of Gold

and all that remained were the listeners
having a conversation
and the words shape shifted into
these incredible hybrid beasts


In honour of my twitter getting hijacked by badge discussions, I made an animated GIF of the most frequently tweeted youtube link, “We don’t need no stinkin’ Badges!” (which also is listed as one of the most racist film scenes ever)… For a more thoughtful treatment, Audrey Watters Storified the whole #dmlbadges after the livestream… Read More »

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… Read More »