Monday, April 27, 2015

mary ann reilly on energy & maps we make by living

Between the By-Road and the Main Road: Dark Energy & God's Steady Breath: Look Twice. (M.A. Reilly, 2015) They were all required to drink a measure of the water, and those who were not saved by their ...

There's so much I cannot name or keep safe, but these messy marks are maps of love and even at that, they are beautifully incomplete.

For every system we think complete is a lie, even the ones we love--perhaps those more than others.

The spaces between stories are not silences, but rather energies we sometimes heed, sometimes name, often forget. They exceed our definitions, our hunches, our partial knowledge as they are maps we make by living.
if output matters input matters - revolution of everyday life
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All our measurements are at best temporary truths--stories we can't quite hold and need not hold.

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..numbers and the like are placeholders for stories we can't quite tell ourselves.

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Sunday, April 26, 2015

tweets et

"We have created a world that is literally driving many young people crazy" - Peter Gray http://t.co/4SB3ki2PpIhttp://t.co/labfSAcVC7

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/mjcraw/status/590973350199107584


Amazing what happens when people don't have to fight for street scraps. Washington St Plaza, Man. #tbt streetshttp://t.co/E32Pa1871d

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/JSadikKhan/status/591264744671158272


Beyond Alt-metrics: Identities and Influence Online, fantastic keynote session by @bonstewart #et4online #drbonhttps://t.co/LQ473DyUky

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/giuliaforsythe/status/591268849632313344


Our photo essay on the migrant tragedy: Only 27 survived http://t.co/d8LDbxrALc Photos by Tullio M. Puglia/Gettyhttp://t.co/nXrHImxemw

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/reportedly/status/591232979705405441


Great idea! - @shawnmicallef: "Think of city streets as the city's living room" #denver #RMCitySummithttp://t.co/ZzcUTfkUVX

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/CouncilSusman/status/591274022618333185


"Cities need to let things happen." @shawnmicallef #RMCitySummit

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/DowntownDenver/status/591273593092251648


@shawnmicallef giving props to one of my favs- Rebecca Solnit and her book Wanderlust. #RMCitySummit

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/JMathiesonDEN/status/591272243348447232


Listen to 2015 @TEDPrize winner @DaveIsay interview his mother, Jane Isay, about life and love: http://t.co/Jjh2154DM0

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/TEDNews/status/591305334196723713


Emperor's New Clothes can be watched in your house/pub/squat/fortress http://t.co/nvJ76zQTFT #ThingsCanChange

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/rustyrockets/status/591312844358078464


“@RapplerID: Indonesia orders preparations for executions
http://t.co/8xXvyWgerv”. Escalation. @rachwduke @notanna1

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/KateMfD/status/591342542546833408


Lebanon's #ArmenianGenocide commemoration. You can't see the end of the march! WOW!!! http://t.co/3IAt21cpJK

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/Zinvor/status/591587153370480640


New video: “Exploring Connected Learning.” http://t.co/8lpPUajHi2 #connectedlearning

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/TheCLAlliance/status/591363927449055232



Henry Jenkins @henryjenkins
Facing History and Ourselves teacher shares thoughtful response to my recent talk about youth & Civic Engagement bit.ly/1aWdcz5


"You can tell a lot about the U.S. position on whistleblowers by who is on book tour and who is in jail" @jeremyscahill #CJFjtalk

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/canadaCJFE/status/591386462454751233




No juniors show up to take SBAC at Seattle high school #edchat http://t.co/KvHJzaAQWy

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/andycinek/status/591627694644789248


An interview with Marjorie Cessac:... http://t.co/Q1DZNzo7Zv

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/Sugatam/status/591636349381402624


Senators announce "Aaron Swartz Should Have Faced More Jail Time" bill via @BoingBoing http://t.co/TFGHofdVdE

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/BiellaColeman/status/591646529783353344


Love this: "Poems are a technology of emergence," says @GardnerCampbell #et4online

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/amcollier/status/591600742655516673


Thought Vectors in Concept Space #et4online keynote by @GardnerCampbell #viznotes https://t.co/Oqi0f4M03n

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/giuliaforsythe/status/591741456370552832




@leashless @doctorow I could see a platform based on open commons combined w/ Basic Income:https://t.co/Z7p6l8NyLh - If the story is right.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/ultimape/status/591905286698496001



.” The U.S. government threatened to cut off funding to the WHO unless they suppressed the report. It has never been published; we know what it says only because it was leaked.


This is the type of environment I would thrive in. Sigh.  https://t.co/B6ichGvP4q

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/sandymaxey/status/592059248911241217



#Minecraft "CAN be played like a game... but the metaphor of game is no longer useful. It misses the bigger picture."http://t.co/w9uDj615Iv

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/dmlresearchhub/status/591993918247559168


#Kathmandu in near total darkness as hundreds of thousands spend night in tents. Reports of entire villages razed from near epicentre.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/kundadixit/status/591985623503802368


Writing and Dying, a reply to @jadedid: http://t.co/qzYh4Y6kbb @bonstewart @notanna1 @tressiemcphd @audreywatters #SaveMaryJaneVeloso

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/KateMfD/status/592260300692279296


#NepalQuake video: A Google Earth tour of the destruction http://t.co/TR9pA7KqNX #Kathmandu #Everesthttp://t.co/7PTnEddWPX

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/reportedly/status/592372257110040577






Friday, April 24, 2015

Kid Warrior: The Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Story


Kid Warrior: The Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Story from BLKFLM on Vimeo.
how much reach i got just by being silent

biggest challenge - shifting consciousness.. the world doesn't need saving .. we do

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Steve Hargadon: "Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by...

Steve Hargadon: "Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by...: The above quote is often attributed to Albert Einstein, but the incredibly extensive investigation documented at  http://quoteinvestigator....

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

tweets

http://www.yesmagazine.org/happiness/how-the-worlds-biggest-cities-are-helping-residents-slow-down-stress-less-and-be-happier


Amazing @npr story by @anya1anya on the young people who fall through the cracks of society and formal schooling.http://t.co/HyexsIcbsS

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/nikhilgoya_l/status/589832752926740480
New York City, the nation's largest school system, has an entire district, District 79, dedicated to second-chance and alternative schools for youth up to age 21. The Los Angeles Unified School District has career-technical, work-study, online and evening programs and schools just for pregnant teens.

Learning Revolution: Student Debt Accounts For Nearly Half Of US Government "Assets" http://t.co/ITIu6nXI7P

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/stevehargadon/status/589983418986979328


Each year, migrants die crossing the Mediterranean. Why they risk their lives: http://t.co/FxdqXr8CSA (Photo: @AP)http://t.co/Il59I8oTM6

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/USATODAY/status/589876640169254912


This is going to be worth watching. https://t.co/9ZBByi27H2

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/hrheingold/status/590307975882936321


We are excited to partner w/ #IMSGlobal partners to accelerate adoption & interop of badges in education & workforce http://t.co/1vyQVW9KVz!

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/OpenBadges/status/590487546897006592


Think of the skin as communication tool, building physical language, designing 4 senses w/out looking at a screen @BillieWhouse #wearables

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/jennifermirsky/status/590322013690064898


Rochester folks. Join us tonight to hear @astradisastra and @BiellaColeman discuss #Anonymous and the web. #RIThttps://t.co/FL0SRvcRf1

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/amitorit/status/590498125468590080


Venezuela becomes increasingly a failed state, government is a catastrophic failure and embarrassmenthttp://t.co/D8nUcD1xSl

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/JasonSilva/status/590510699824156672


The cities science fiction built http://t.co/1OAVfZ4wo9

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/dtapscott/status/590543179323199488


Great working with smart @knightfdn in @pewresearch report on open government / open data:http://t.co/442xgLmUWS http://t.co/bB3b8B7xrT

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/lrainie/status/590546130276118530


http://www.democracynow.org/2015/4/21/greeces_yanis_varoufakis_the_medicine_of







.@xdotai Hi Amy, I’d really like to get to know you better…

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/drawsalot/status/590610142078578689


Towards the Democratization of the Means of Monetization - P2P Foundation http://t.co/JEccHe0VQT

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/mbauwens/status/590677733258219520


What is the future of the city? The @ChicagoForum hosts a new dialogue on 5/27-29: http://t.co/bIm2iiJIi9http://t.co/4tXfF5R9Q3

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/macfound/status/590847785349423105


New York Public Libraries Warn of a ‘Staggering’ Crisis With Infrastructure http://t.co/Fx5WiCbIqo @nypl

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/jpalfrey/status/590868691820142593


A new #connectedlearning paper explores participatory politics grounded in the interests and identities of youth.http://t.co/CD7ynUgB0q

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/innovates_ed/status/590276398218088448

Sunday, April 19, 2015

tweets

We reach for the stars, & sky but allow stunning animals to perish: Last White Rhino Placed Under 24-Hour Armed Guard http://t.co/mooxwfp3yV

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/BiellaColeman/status/588148340187078656

An elephant got caught on security camera picking up trash and putting it in a garbage can http://t.co/5iTIknKRNf

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/ElephantVibes/status/584781538790891521

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/04/13/1377534/--Tax-The-1-Political-Statements-by-Suicide-in-DC-Shall-Not-Go-Down-the-Memory-Hole?detail=facebook_sf


And three of his high school students. They really exemplify networked, interest-based learning.https://t.co/4qv7GuAqJL

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/hrheingold/status/588165814274150402


Loveland to reassess affordable housing policy http://t.co/AZhhXNveOG

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/reporterherald/status/588192807052976129


Rinaldi: We strongly believe that if a city is able to welcome and honor the children, it can honor all human beings. #ideaconf15

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/nikhilgoya_l/status/588314775127531520


#OpenIDEO - How might we improve education and expand learning opportunities for refugees around the world?http://t.co/QpZ4cId6rp

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/GrahamBM/status/588193822166876160


Beautiful! @nytdavidbrooks column on what makes the inner light in us shine and how that is made and not born...http://t.co/wC82QqbNBu

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/jnovogratz/status/588220677179703296
 These experiences quiet the self.


.@jnovogratz @Acumen CEO at #SkollWF: Only justice, not charity, will end poverty. http://t.co/Jkzpmq630O

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/DevexImpact/status/588387241040465920


RT: "Growing up, the faith wasn’t written down, it was lived." @TheDesmondTutu 's daughter #SkollWF @TutuLegacyhttps://t.co/InbshEFRb1

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/ThriveNet/status/588402288437387264


The problem is that bureauracts are not removed by revolutions. See KGB from Imperial Russia @hbkazemi33

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/588409024619511808


A Stanford Professor Says His Digital Currency Is Better than Bitcoin http://t.co/Pf4HGB8mgA>@TechReview > its about @StellarTalk SCP

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/petervan/status/588428941070901250


http://www.democracynow.org/blog/2015/4/14/eduardo_galeano_arundhati_roy_in_conversation


http://www.cityam.com/213682/russell-brand-teams-cryptocurrency-firm-fund-global-revolution


Learn more about the @HP @StrathU lab here: http://t.co/o8U4rA9Dok #SkollWF #livingprogress

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/HPLivingProg/status/588727280412692481

do these guys know about theranus?



.@SallyOsberg: "Belief creates space for possibility. Conviction and the courage to act can turn an old equilibrium on its head." #SkollWF

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/SkollFoundation/status/588745493779324928


An informed public will not allow the water they drink and the air they breathe to suffer from this continued damage. Ma Jun
#SkollWF

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/SkollFoundation/status/588755947616514048


http://www.trust.org/item/20150415180019-n5x6y/

shared on fb by bonnie bs


5 ways librarians are molding their #libraries into community spaces for #students http://t.co/kEUjRHEsxe @Edudemic

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/dmlresearchhub/status/588761343957819393


I don't usually listen to the unedited versions of @beingtweets but listening to @zephoria its interesting to hear the in-between discussion

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/eddietejeda/status/588771903168327680


Inventor of @littleBits @ayahbdeir explains how she simplifies complex technology http://t.co/1yZiDBFgVPhttp://t.co/Dp2xg36e6k via @Inc

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/imagination/status/588772371940638721


hagel on work shift
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZRRjnqf48s
4 min - scalable learning model  - again talking - learn faster... le fong survey
what does the individual need to learn faster.
faster?


Hey storytellers — @cowbird is offering two paid fellowships for people working with marginalized communities:https://t.co/Pydbcpd3zb

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/jjhnumber27/status/588822164775788544





Check out 'The Race To Save The World Trailer 4.09.15' on Vimeo https://t.co/V6gMQpAedz #Vimeo

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/MarkRuffalo/status/588865808631144448


@bratton "what's really being invented is a new kind of noise not a new kind of signal" #LIDAR

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/lizlosh/status/588869177533796353




"The Age Before Impossible: Young Voices, Big Dreams" (love that name!) kicked off w this inspiring film:https://t.co/salw5DQgjb #SkollWF

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/BrittanyHume/status/589048562371207168


In #Gaza Palestinians come up from the rubble and are still ready to start again, #rebuild - Sabri Saidam @NetKetabi #SkollWF #innovation

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/VZuabi/status/589051269211365377


The long tail is in few strong hands. On the false belief that the web democratized music access. By @naskin & Co. http://t.co/d1pfxRTCr5

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/gpetriglieri/status/589073821170278400


I am seeing very few folks in #AERA15 post links to their slidedecks and papers. Those not there want to go as well #BeAnOpenScholar

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/jgmac1106/status/589096907085111296




http://www.mahdi-ehsaei.com/afro-iran/si6ctmqosly42o2rahc1pv1wusi4n0
shared on fb by ahmed
An incredible and rare glimpse into the Hormozgan province in ‪#‎Iran‬ which is inhabited by the descendants of slaves and traders from Africa.

#P2P Summer School: The Art of Commoning / Aug 25-27 http://t.co/d6FMxT3qDI

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/P2P_Foundation/status/589126738174672897

course via michel in ireland aug 2015


An incredibly inspiring story. Killing cancer with HIV = http://t.co/09pUwGUKwp ... (Well done @shanesmith30 @VICE)

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/DanParham/status/589288344468598784


The ever-thought provoking @rogerschank on a roll - his advice - stop teaching http://t.co/JhDHncT8Gs

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/DonaldClark/status/587955123772612609




New from me: Technology is not just about efficiency, but also about power & control. http://t.co/NYe7AeGcRv#TtW15  https://t.co/JjkPEuo2WR

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/zeynep/status/589522437047459841

 We don’t need to reject or blame technology. This problem is not us versus the machines, but between us, as humans, and how we value one another






http://www.amazon.com/Do-Over-Rescue-Monday-Reinvent/dp/1591847613

unoffendable - library recommend - couldn't recommend do over


Reading @jeremyscahill’s huge expose of Ramstein airbase’s crucial role in waging the U.S. drone war:https://t.co/ynh9RQdqhD

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/MazMHussain/status/589578145503797249


The Apple Watch Watch (ಠ_ಠ) https://t.co/qr2aBDcl6N via @declara

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/ramonapierson/status/589584904997875712


We must be mindful never to become that which we fight against, that which we critique.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/deray/status/589571265393872896




The Providence Journal: A modest proposal for saving America’s cities  http://t.co/DyGEjpOUJO

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/tenygross/status/589773153422966785

Atlanta encourages civic engagement through Neighborhood Planning Units. 


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