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The New Wilderness (Idle Words). Powerful thinking about the parallels between online/social media problem and environmental ones
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Bookmarked: Feedback, Content and People
Bookmarked: Screenshots are the new save by @nnnnicholas - fascinating and thought provoking thread.
As I see it, the best things schools can do for kids is to help them learn how to distinguish useful talk from bullshit. I think almost all serious people understand that about 90% of all that goes on in school is practically useless, so what I am saying would not require the displacement of anything that is especially worthwhile.
Found in this tweet by @MarkRPriestley.
My link is to a pdf of the talk from 1969.
Postman also wrote kairosschool.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Teaching-as-a-Subversive-Activity.pdf.
A good fun read with many cringe points, which of the forms of BS have you used? I’ve used a lot.
Jeffery Zeldman argues that in being unable to pay mortgage associated with the web, we have become indebted to the mob that is platform capitalism. This has led us into the money trap, which demands unrealistic rewards that care more about clicks than community. Zeldman’s suggestion on how to fix…
Aaron points to Nothing Fails Like Success (A List Apart).
Aaron links to several fellow travellers reactions that make great reading too.
Aaron’s own blogging has gone a long way along the IndieWeb path and is a excellent one to follow.
Kml2gpx.com: convert kml to gpx online. It’s free, simple and fast I am digging out some old mapped walks from dropbox and converting them to work on my site so this is handy.
Build a Decentralized Web Chat in 15 Minutes WebRTC fascinating.
Fascinating thread about algorithms in retail.
Every Wednesday in March and April, Teaching Matters will examine a different aspect of blogging as part of the Academic Blogging mini-series.
Anne-Marie Scott Introduces a series of posts to support blogging at Edinburgh university. A lot of WordPress going on.