2014

Holy Meta, Batman!  Posting about Podcasting then Podcasting the Posting about Podcasting

I don’t really buy into learning styles as a classroom management tool, but I do buy into sound, sight, connection, and practice as personal knowledge, or as Michael Polanyi defined it, “tacit knowledge”. I bring this up because I just finished reading a post in Medium by Matt Haughey about podcasts that rings with my own…

I am trying to practice slow reading over the “end of year” interweek, Boxing Day to New Year’s Day.  I am looking especially at new year’s poetry. My first peek is at Naomi Shihab Nye’s poem “Burning the Old Year” First, Here is an image of the poem that I saved to use in the…

I Am a Teaching Huckster: Biometric Marketing, TechnoHavoc, and William Gibson's Curatorial Polymer

I have been listening to William Gibson’s newest novel/cypher, The Peripheral. I stopped and decided that a much slower and more attentive inspection was owed. I am a bit gobsmacked at how much I miss in listening including this descriptive gem at the opening when a character  Leon’s old Airstream travel trailer is described as being…