The weather outside is frightful, but I want to avoid the usual internet distractions. A while ago I signed up for the Vmail newsletter. This is from VOLE.wtf and seems to be put together from stuff submitted by anyone! One of the items was Wilderness Land a map of links generated from a google spreadsheet […]
Some serendipity here Brassie Beach -evaluate-sequence subtract on Flickr
One of the things I love about open education in general, and open educational resources in particular, is the creative potential they offer to find, use, reuse, create and recreate such a wealth of diverse content and resources. Lorna Campbell: Creativity, serendipity and open content | Open World The post has some lovely examples of sources […]
I woke up the other morning morning to a bit of serendipity in my RSS reader that cheered me up. First I read Alan’s great post Don’t Be a Platform Pawn. Next up was Marco Arment Linking and quoting Waffle on Social Media which quoted in turn Community Services which pointed to What’s a Twitter […]
My own memory (and blog) tells me Web 2.0 was blogs, wikis, delicious, flickr & rss before it was twitter & facebook. I remember thinking it was the power to pull and aggregate without a great deal of technical know how that was exciting. Back in 2007 I didn’t welcome Facebook. I am pretty pleased […]
Hi Chris, 10,000 I sub to the RSS feed! Not necessarily calming, but an amazing source of serendipity. Much appreciated.
When I find a time saver or tool that improves my workflow, I like sharing it. Much of what I know comes from others’ generous sharing of ideas and solutions. It’s kinda like paying it forward – feels right. from: I like sharing useful things This site like Joe Jennett’s others, the dailywebthing linkport and […]
Along with avoiding @ewanmcintosh’s “keynote-speaker-sponsor-driven” & keeping to @magsamond’s “non-hierarchical, open, peer-to-peer” I think early #teachmeet principals of everyone being willing to participate & serendipity of random were interesting ways to change dynamics.
Microsoft Thinks You’ve Been Missing Your Commute in Lockdown – WSJ Teams’ morning commute experience hasn’t been finalized, but will involve asking users to write a short list of things they want to accomplish that day, Ms. Janardhan said. It also will ask how users are feeling before they start work. If they say they […]
Learning does not work for me like that either Doug, serendipity, excitement, rabbit holes & fascination are usually the drivers for me. something kicks in & then I am lost in it. I often believe this will change lots of things and emerge blinking to reality.