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There are more of us out there than you think

  I just had a chat with Karl Peterson, current month 12 student, he called to share that he’d met a professor, Jim Groom, at the University of Mary Washington who’s doing a course on Digital Storytelling as an open university course. According to Peterson, Groom has no formal ed tech training but is mirroring […]

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iPad Day

LA Times reporter Mark Milian covered the iPad lines in LA. Not nearly the craziness of the previous iPhone launches, but if you’ve had the occasion these are more social events than anything else, with most people in line just out for the geek-fest instead of getting the free delivery of the device. Mashable’s Brenna […]

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Leo Laporte Crowd Surfs @Diggnation SXSW Rock Show

Leo Laporte has said time and time again that New Media is about the community and not trumped-up rockstars. He proved it Saturday night at the Diggnation show during the SXSW Interactive-media conference by trusting the 3,200 gathered to carry his body aloft from the stage toward the back of the gathered throng. Translation: the […]

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TWiT Reflection into the New Decade

I’ve been watching Leo since the early ZD-TV days. It feels like it was early Internet, but it really wasn’t. Here was a guy and a show that was part of this tech world that I was a part of, that no one else understood. So for their last podcast for 2009, TWiT 228, they […]

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Change/Follows/Learning

Emdt student Kevin Hayes created this video with the catch phrase: “If what you learn doesn’t change what you do, then why you learnin’ it?” Kevin is a very committed believer and has shared the connection he feels between his beliefs and his actions. There’s something amazingly simple and powerful in this. And in his […]

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