Wednesday, May 28, 2014

tweets

Commencement cowardice or commencement cynicism? http://t.co/ypwLVddWE6

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/brainpicker/status/468895005760036864


http://sfglobe.com/?id=785&src=share_fb_new_785
jam - 3 random guys


Thoughtful reflections on The People's Platform by @libshipwreck (worth checking out all the other book reviews too)http://t.co/S5ZTLqyeoi

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/astradisastra/status/469142473303146496


Sectioning a grapefruit is a mind stilling opportunity

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/bemerson/status/469155158295724032


http://www.democracynow.org/2014/5/21/koch_brothers_exposed_the_chilling_new


An excellent discussion on next steps in choosing our future, as educators, and for our children....http://t.co/gW7TxALXfo

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/WalterinDC/status/469263787741024256
love Yong's comment - that we have to not agenda-ize youth


http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/05/the-case-for-reparations/361631/

posted by nikhil on fb
The piece we've all been waiting for.
In The Atlantic, Ta-Nehisi Coates makes the case for reparations for slavery, Jim Crow, segregation, and discriminatory housing policies.
"Having been enslaved for 250 years, black people were not left to their own devices. They were terrorized."


"That Snowden organized such an event ... speaks volumes about his motives."  http://t.co/EbHXA88oRd

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/ggreenwald/status/469298381203202048




RT @dajbelshaw: Wow, great article! RT @little_wow: shoutout @dajbelshaw @webmaker @mozilla in this fantastic article http://t.co/7ZpPPwf5nQ

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/indy_johar/status/469362673852112896




So it took a visionary like @chrislehmann to start the #schoolshouldsuckless hashtag. Let's get it some legs. Because, well, it SHOULD.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/aronsolomon/status/469517242775142400


Tomorrow 22 Higher Education Experts from #HvA, #HU, #Fontys, #HLeiden, #HH will join http://t.co/K69iPjdgV7Changing the face of Education.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/KnowmadsNL/status/469517355761278976


Can this umbrella-sized folding bike actually work? http://t.co/Tth0p7GKYl http://t.co/u6ATn9zZFi

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/FastCoDesign/status/469539660071731200






“In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.” - Bertrand Russell

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/JuliaKirby/status/469657935032119297


"The nature of people planning for other people: They always get it wrong." -  Bruce Beasley

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/soundscrapers/status/469673320875442176


Ecuador, Open Knowledge, and ‘Buen Vivir’: Interview With @mbauwens http://t.co/4GSqWtpK15  via @LPforDesign #BuenConocer

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/FLOKSociety/status/469682891958779907





What is it I can do to be more curious as a lecturer in higher education? #cfedu14

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/KnowmadsNL/status/469814893626290177
whoa.


Thoughts? => How American Universities Turned Into Corporations http://t.co/TmKSFkqSth

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/markgr/status/469807584451780608


България в 21-ви в.: лична необразованост, уязвимост, съучастие, обществено деградиране.http://t.co/O4sp4rZqxB

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/asennenov/status/469815611795980289


The Economics Of Attention http://t.co/nNUP4smCIS via @bernadettejiwa #marketing #advertising #business

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/bernadettejiwa/status/469815772319977472


"most people of high intellect have sought to serve power and not critique or question it" http://t.co/QY0R2k1gWF via @plthomasEdD

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/plthomasEdD/status/469816478615625729


"It is a time of howling fatuity." @agpublic on how wearable technologies are drawing stakes between us @DEAFdotNLhttp://t.co/3tnWQUp8iB

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/anabjain/status/469865150464679936


Each year, 500 Chinese students commit suicide because of the pressure caused by exams.  http://t.co/6V3SPbXJ6Q

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/nikhilgoya_l/status/469875962985730049


https://vimeo.com/24657217

shared by nikhil sheth to nikhil g's page on fb


http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Boy-spends-one-year-in-jail-for-stealing-Rs-200/articleshow/9401616.cms

posted in fb by jodhbir - sounds like the divide, matt taibbi



"A city cannot be a work of art." Jane Jacobs, 1961

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/peterlaurence/status/468494668716851200

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really?
i don't know..


"Architecture is not a work of art, but the art that makes the work." Marco Frascari, 2011

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/peterlaurence/status/468494742146547712


New technique to produce graphene might enable advances in display screens, solar cells, or other devices.http://t.co/laWIGiDKNQ

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/MIT/status/470626654973599744


To paraphrase Jane Jacobs, this is not reform of urban public schools.  It is sacking of urban public schools.  http://t.co/SLnN8SSH5R

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/AlinskyLives/status/467144008939343872



@surreallyno perhaps more than a reflection, a systemic indoctrination factory.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/wmchamberlain/status/470322140957270016

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@wmchamberlain I put to you that schools are prejudiced against kids that don't fit the schoolie mold. We debase their value accordingly

Cristina Milos @surreallyno
Society is prejudiced against people who do not fit the mold. A school is a reflection of that. @wmchamberlain



have always taught my students to think for themselves. They are to study multiple views on a given topic, then take their own position and support it with evidence. “That is the old way of writing,” my Common Core handler sighed. “We want students to repeat the opinions of the ‘experts’ that we expose them to on the test. This is the ‘new’ way of writing with the Common Core.”


No #hashtag will ever "fix everything." They can & do raise awareness & draw attention to issues & events. @zeynep: https://t.co/bWt6vBwrqs

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There are cases where intervention is appropriate, and there are cases in which external actors can best help by not doing any visible acts of help. But in many cases, the foreign intervention is exactly what allows these groups to recast themselves as defenders against external aggression.
The real problem is not the desire to intervene but that we have no reasonable levers of intervention: no neutral, well-equipped peacekeepers, no functioning international system dedicated to human rights and welfare rather than big power games and jostling for resources; not even an international justice system that actually works to also indict the powerful rather than just the losers and two-bit African warlords.


@digiphile @zeynep You both should read this by Dr. Ben Scott if you have not already done so - weeklywonk.newamerica.net/articles/whyha…





.@davegray we're using http://t.co/L3WTLknFiX to brainstorm street mural ideas for Neighborways projecthttp://t.co/j8QBATDV4l Perfect tool.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/sifowler/status/470741854028587009







http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/may/26/why-i-chose-to-quit-my-job-in-aboriginal-child-protection

posted on fb by carol



Check out the latest of our Västerås Conversations - @cbrewster & I discussing 'The Limits to Measurement' -http://t.co/zzIiSzCj0w

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/dougald/status/470994138666909696


Why the Future of Technology is All Too Human http://t.co/345Pa1zff7

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/Digitaltonto/status/471000994042503168


Connected educator @flipster33 helps students find meaning in their learning http://t.co/a1l7gDAeGI

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/hrheingold/status/471149447670677504




Great profile showing why our tech expert, @micahflee, is so unique and valuable  http://t.co/FVHGUoMDTx

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/ggreenwald/status/471362399434719232


Is there value in going off grid? @barrywellman says digital is normal communication now, so you'd miss out #meshconhttp://t.co/SilGnI7ojp

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/meshcon/status/471364905560334336





Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/DrMayaAngelou/status/469911477500272642



The world was a better place because Dr. Maya Angelou was in it. #RIPMaya http://t.co/O4F6460gS3http://t.co/j2nyPsRNqw"

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Poet, author and humanitarian Maya Angelou has passed. She was 86.
Her last tweet, sent May 23, spoke volumes about her life and the inspiration we all were given by her.
Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God.
— Maya Angelou (@DrMayaAngelou) May 23, 2014

Google can only find what's available. That's why content is so important @ptryan123 #meshcon

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/martinwaxman/status/471678179347013632


You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/DrMayaAngelou/status/343844424767389696


"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." ~ Maya Angelou

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/DanaBennis/status/471680328319655936


“Few parents have the courage and independence to care more for their children's happiness than for their success."
—Erich Fromm

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/nikhilgoya_l/status/471712279625740288


Do you need managers if you hire employees who are capable of managing themselves? #workshifting #meshcon

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/TorontoLouise/status/471718893132972032


http://edudebthelp.com/


Drivers aren't what needed to be "disrupted," it's driving itself. The fact our cities are unwalkable & public transit stinks.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/astradisastra/status/471769026851770369


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