Science, technology, engineering and math, aka STEM, are key areas of knowledge for the 21st century. Heck, they were key in the 20th century, too! Remember JFK and the moon challenge as well as his tribute to science on the 100th anniversary of the National Academy of Sciences? Recent scientific advances have not only made […]
Seven-year-old Matteo Lopez of South San Francisco CA walked away with the top prize in the GoogleDoodle contest. His vision of “Space Life” led the 107,000 entries. His goal: [To] become an astronaut and explore space life. I want to wear a space suit, fly in space, walk on the moon and make friends with […]
Am I the only person who grumbles when presenters (or writers) make interesting claims but provide no source/evidence? In Conversation is the New Attention, Christopher Fahey (@ChrisFahey) and Timothy Meany (@TimothyMeany) argue that “public speaking technology” can and should be improved because conferences are broken. What do they mean by “public speaking technology”? (a) gathering people in a […]
Once-upon-a-time, when Eudora was my email client, these two quotations made their way into my signature file, depending upon my mood. Thanks to Karl Fisch for the reminder. The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read or write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn. – Alvin Toffler In […]
I’ve been using Professor Michael Wesch’s The Machine Is Us/ing Us in classes to help explain Web2.0. Now he’s produced a commentary on 21st century education (featured below; how it was made) as well as a short on folksonomy.
Links and notes for webcast to Leadership Spartanburg (SC), 25 January 2007.