Archive for the ‘Engagement Education’ Category

tattoos, identity and meaning [2]

Saturday, October 9th, 2010I am writing this post as my old friend David O'Hanlon asked a question to my post on Tattoo's, identity and meaning that I think requires a somewhat in-depth response. Patrick Skinner is a PHD student at Cambridge University, his ...

Networked and participatory education

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010The New York Times has run an informative article on gaming and education Learning by Playing: Video Games in the Classroom. Which reminds me of the work of Henry Jenkins on Participatory education and also of Howard Rheingold. Here is ...

The framework of the networked society

Monday, July 12th, 2010Michel Bauwens of the P2P Society has put together with the help of Lily Fisher, a beautiful presentation on how various legal/creative/production/business tools and frameworks fit together. Thank you Robin Good for the hat tipEverything open and free on ...

“Crowdfunding will never catch on” investment trainee age 46

Monday, July 12th, 2010I stole the headline from an old economist advert, but just tweaked a little for context!The crowd has the potential to be a larger funding source than anyone of us ever expectedArgues Paul Kedrosky in The Venture Capital Journal July ...

The Do Lectures 2010

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010[caption id="attachment_5452" align="aligncenter" width="238" caption="Do Tent in the background aka Ted in a tent"][/caption]Last year I had the privilege to speak at The Do Lectures (my review here) (more Do stuff), and though I will not be able to make ...

All you need is love – MLove is all you need

Sunday, June 27th, 2010Last week I was speaking @ participating and co-creating in an event called MLove. Which was held in Beesenstedt in an old Schloss, in the middle of nowhere. When we landed in Altenburg, our driver said "welcome to nowhere. I ...

Pirates read better according to Dave Eggers

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010I read about Dave Eggers 826 Valencia adventure in San Fransisco a while back - where in a Pirate Shop kids come to learn to read. Learning is a funny thing, I reckon you attract a greater more willing audience ...

ThoseinMedia “Thought Leadership” Virtual MasterClass

Monday, June 7th, 2010On the 16th June I am running an interactive Masterclass for ThoseinMedia - which is frame worked around the No Straight Lines Project.This is what its all about:Are YOU willing to de-school in straight line thinking & re-school in the ...

Social Art Field Trip

Monday, June 7th, 2010The Centre for Creative Collaboration are running Social Art Field Trips, designed to get people started in using social tools to create something, they say that is, beautiful, interesting and useful for their customers and stakeholders.These are are hands-on explorations ...

#nostraightlines @ sxsw

Thursday, March 18th, 2010Thank you to everyone that came along to my presentation @sxsw. Reviewing the twitter feeds #nostraightlines, the majority of the audience it seems felt I had made a real contribution to the event.Some people even said it was the best ...

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