Thursday, July 10, 2014


Yale University
Columbia University

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A system designer’s take on the Facebook study – my response to danah boyd’s blog post

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Interesting film comparing the lives of two teenagers, one in Ladakh and one in the Czech Republic:

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"Life, only moderately messed up" - new blog post on high functioning depression:

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April Rinne (@aprilrinne)
7/9/14 10:34 AM
Fun infographics tell key stories/insights of #resilientcities: "Resilient Cities, Illustrated" by@RockefellerFdn ……

nathanjurgenson (@nathanjurgenson)
7/9/14 10:34 AM
what's the algorithmic ideology of google's newsroom? what politics are supported or undermined when "negative" stories aren't disseminated?

Audrey Watters (@audreywatters)
7/9/14 10:34 AM
"Congrats to Paul-Olivier Dehaye" says @gsiemens for making more folks aware of problems w… #MassiveTeaching
maybe we focus more on this..
In recent decades we as a society have been conducting a play-deprivation experiment with our children. Peter Gray, the play deficit

Wikipedia has an interesting model for for community oversight of research:

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RT @instigating: The remaking of banking

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sounds like the remaking of ed.. no?

Rep. Keith Ellison (@keithellison)
7/9/14 9:08 AM
READ: @the_intercept story this morning is…
where's the change?

Fred Garnett (@fredgarnett)
7/9/14 10:19 AM
If you like @Downes Beyond Institutions… you might like Before & After Institutions… #LSENetEDGE

Tim Dickinson (@7im)
7/9/14 12:12 PM
Give me your tired, your poor
Your huddled masses… Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me* 

*Offer excludes Spanish speakers under 18

Proud to be a part of the @blackstone charitable foundation family.  @BEN_Colorado and @jholston are featured here--

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Jeff Speck (@JeffSpeckAICP)
7/10/14 6:16 AM
Somebody's got to do this on a hill. 
@Naparstek RT @MikeLydon The best transit hack,…

SLC Mayor's Office (@SLCMayorsOffice)
7/9/14 11:28 AM
Why Salt Lake City May Become the New Leader in Public Transportation via@nationswell

David Cay Johnston (@DavidCayJ)
7/10/14 6:06 AM
You could be free of car, credit & student loans but for $6.6 trillion income drop since GWBush tax cuts - my col

John Allen Paulos (@JohnAllenPaulos)
7/10/14 6:19 AM
Pick any 20 integers betw 1 & 50,000. Show there'll always be two disjoint subsets of the 20 numbers the sums of whose members are equal.

Amber J (@a_jones111)
7/10/14 5:01 AM
Key learning - you see value in action....less so in telling #agr14

Deb Mills-Scofield (@bluelobsternets)
7/10/14 6:19 AM
New from @Ashoka Welcoming Immigrants: Why Empathy Is Smart Economics For

Dave Lee (@DaveLeeBBC)
7/10/14 6:12 AM
ISP source tells me the law is completely "out of the blue" and they had "no formal consultation" with govt ahead of today
how often.

Jose Antonio Vargas (@joseiswriting)
7/10/14 6:20 AM
we must ask TOUGHER questions of @GovernorPerry and GOP when it comes to Central American refugees. #moralcrisis

Ethan Zuckerman (@EthanZ)
7/10/14 6:20 AM
Massive blow to media freedom in Myanmar - 5 journos sentenced to 10 yrs in prison for reporting about chem weapons:…

Atkins Graduates (@AtkinsGraduates)
7/10/14 4:53 AM
"Each year graduates add £1b to the UK economy. There's a good reason to do what we do!" #agr14@thesmartytrain

Joel Berg (@Joelsberg)
7/10/14 6:16 AM
Non-profits who brag they get no $ from government but who offer tax deductions to donors are fooling themselves and the public

Nick Sutton (@suttonnick)
7/10/14 6:19 AM
David Davis: "The sunset clause is in 2016...What we should have done is have a sunset clause of 6 months" #wato

✜ Stephen Ransom (@ransomtech)
7/10/14 6:22 AM
They have turned what started as an educational discourse among

HuffPost Impact (@HuffPostImpact)
7/10/14 6:30 AM
Congress won't budge on immigration. But NYC says there's a

Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald)
7/10/14 6:32 AM
Watch @democracynow now as Asim Ghafour & Faisal Gill talk about being monitored by NSA &

The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me. ~ Ayn Rand via @Fsonnenberg

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Also, beloved: I'll be participating in this live Guardian Q&A on carfree cities tomorrow.

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Creating a Guide for Open College Classes  #HigherEd

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Jeff Speck@JeffSpeckAICP
This @NewUrbanism talk by @benhbaillie is the best city talk I've seen in a long time.…