Wednesday, April 24, 2013

tweets to apr 24 - a quiet revolution - percolating

Mitch Joel (@mitchjoel)
4/24/13 6:33 AM
3 small (but powerful) ways to think about social media. Who needs 1,000,000 followers when you have this:
Once the bigger numbers and results start pouring in, the c-suite always has the same reaction: they want to crank it up even more. They want it to be bigger and do more. The caution with social media is that these connected channels are highly personal. While billions of people are connected, the vast majority of these individuals keep their social graphs to a manageable number of connections (recently, Facebook reveled that the average user has about 200 connections). 

Join the first twitter chat tonight at 7:30 pm EST! Tonight: "What it means to mobilize, and why women are leading the charge." - part of the mobilize story:
TEDxFrontRange (@TEDxFrontRange)
4/24/13 9:05 AM
Our own Sierra Goldstein in Fast Company!

Darren Rowse (@problogger)
4/24/13 6:32 AM
“Whatever you are, be a good one.” ― Abraham Lincoln#GoodNight

WikiLeaks (@wikileaks)
4/24/13 6:32 AM
Background on the three year WikiLeaks vs. Visa case due to be decided today:…and…

Lyn Hilt (@L_Hilt)
4/24/13 6:32 AM
Cutting Edge from @djakes#cpchat #edchat

Henry Jenkins (@henryjenkins)
4/24/13 6:33 AM
Comics as Poetry: An Interview with David Mack (Part One)
The following interview with the comic book artist David Mack appeared in a special issue of the journal, Amerikastudien American Studies, focused on “American Comic Books and Graphic Novels.” This special issue was edited by Daniel Stein, Christina Meyer, and Micha Edlich. Other co

Simple Homeschool (@simpleschool)
4/23/13 6:34 AM
The disappearance of childhood and what we can do to get it

Author Richard Swenson defines margin as “the space that once existed between ourselves and our limits. It’s something held in reserve for contingencies or unanticipated situations.” It’s in this in-between space that the magic of childhood casts its spell–allowing our kids to fall in love with this world that will one day be their grown-up inheritance.

Angela Dunn (@blogbrevity)
4/23/13 6:33 AM
The Lowline: a creative idea for an underground park in NYC using remote skylight tech – stimulates photosynthesis

JackieGerstein Ed.D. (@jackiegerstein)
4/23/13 6:32 AM
2013 Chicago Student's Boycott To Stop School Closings Under Resourced,

Ashoka UK (@AshokaUK)
4/23/13 6:17 AM
Mobile technology surpasses rural and cultural boundaries - but to scale this must be simple. #microfinance#manndeshi

Kyle Pace (@kylepace)
4/23/13 6:31 AM
Girl Scouts Chapter Introduces Game Design Merit

Don Tapscott (@dtapscott)
4/23/13 6:31 AM
11 countries launch first pan-European university

Commissioner Vassiliou, together with Prof Mulder and EADTU President Swann, will launch the European MOOCs initiative in a webcasted international press event hosted by the Open Universiteit in the Netherlands on Thursday 25 April (11:00-12:00 CET). They will be joined by Xavier Prats MonnĂ©, Deputy Director-General of the Commission's Education and Culture directorate. You can view the event online: Media wishing to participate in the chat should register in advance on this site.

Saul Kaplan (@skap5)
4/23/13 6:21 AM
Psyched. Off to #Mesh2013 in San Francisco. Sharing economy business models interest me.