Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Like the friends of Godot, I am waiting, hopelessly, for the impossible. Problem is, by then the right-wingers will have bankrupted the government and given everything away to their rich friends, so there will be no money to implement it.

2018 76

Failing to Create a Content Addressed Resource for the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC

Jenny Connected

Due: Nov 23, 2018. I thought I’d cracked it until about 5 minutes in, when all of a sudden the creator of this video began to talk a foreign language, i.e. technical language I didn’t understand. Nov 22, 2018 video. Nov 22, 2018 video. Nov 22, 2018 video.

2018 139

The Quantified, Qualified and Connected Self

Jenny Connected

The “quantified self” will give way to the “qualified self” and ultimately to the “connected self” as we begin to define ourselves not merely by simple measures of ethnicity, language, religion and culture, but through thousands of shared experiences, affinities, and inclinations.

2018 148

Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

multimedia reprocessed/washed/painted photo produced by my friend Ron Woodall. photo by Ian Nelson of Hanalei Bay, Kaua’i after the April 2018 floods, which swept away some livestock fences and introduced some species to some novel ecosystems.

2018 46

Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Sometimes I feel as if I’m in possession of a great and important secret, but I live in a world where (almost) everyone else speaks a strange foreign language, so no one can understand me. image via Ulf Parczyk on Jim Newman’s Facebook Page.

2018 46

How to use Net-Map in Monitoring and Evaluation

Net-Map Toolbox

” This is where most mediocre Net-Map studies start, with a question that is not quite on target, often too big (sometimes too small), two or three questions in one or using language that is easy to misunderstand. Don’t just hang out with your friends and group-think.

2018 116

How Our Bodies Sense the World, and How ‘We’ Misinterpret It

How to Save the World

Hearing follows a bit later, so that the infant will immediately be able to recognize voices as mother, friend or stranger, not as words, but as tones — safe or dangerous, reassuring or alarming — and react accordingly.

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Improv

How to Save the World

and so I wait, attentive to the words, the motions, the language of faces and bodies and eyes, and say nothing. my life is a play and my role, apparently. is as part of an musical octet. which sings three songs. as interludes in a vast improv performance, and.

2018 54

Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

Will the Crash of 2018 Be the First Stage of Civilization’s Collapse?: Words for Emotions That Don’t Exist in English: A fun list of foreign-language words that mean things that can’t be said in one word in English , if they can be said at all.

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