Thursday, May 28, 2009

Rheingold TED talk

Howard Rheingold enlists you to think about the future of collaboration. In his TED talk he talks about the coming world of collaboration, participatory media, and collective action.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

US Now! Sent on by Fisher

Us Now! This was passed to me via Clarence Fisher (thank you). Very interesting 60 minutes documentary about the concepts in Here Comes Everybody (Clay Shirky), a great read.

Us Now from Banyak Films on Vimeo.

Flash Mob at CSU Library - Finals 2009

Watching is understanding. A bit of stress release during finals.
From what I understand nothing was broken - just good clean fun. Great job students!

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Thursday, May 7, 2009

The Blue School: by the Blue Man Group

Parents are lining up in New York for their children to enter The Blue School. The Blue School was created by the founders of the Blue Man group as an alternative the New York city schools.

Here is an excerpt from a Time.com article / interview about The Blue School,
The original Blue Men--Matt Goldman, Phil Stanton, Chris Wink--came together as "sort of a support group for people whose creativity had been all but squeezed out of them by education," says Wink. "At one point, we asked, What if there was a school you didn't have to recover from, that didn't make you question the idea of being creative?"

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Sir Ken Robinson - The Element

Sir Ken Robinson does it again in his new book The Element. Here is a video that provides an overview of his latest work.