Saturday, September 20, 2014

tweets

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/17/high-school-students-first-amendment-adults-poll

posted on fb by carol

Who's educating us? 47% of American high school students know "little or nothing" about the Snowden/NSA story.


If you owe the bank thousands, the bank owns you. If you owe the bank millions, then you own the bank. #notaloan
https://t.co/ZGBfIABHOp

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/StrikeDebt/status/512380436480548864


Iraq war vet opens up about suicide in the military http://t.co/K33k6B2dpt

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/HuffPostImpact/status/512730322383814656



“I am struck by the absence of sustainable discourse in the maker movement.” https://t.co/8xUvWk8SHD

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/rogre/status/512732608266899456


@simonmontford The former is a matter of opinion to which we are both entitled. The latter just sounds lacking balls. Sums up what's wrong

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/ewanmcintosh/status/512630782352183296


I voted. A poem(ish) about 60 seconds of my life. #voteyes #indyref http://t.co/1dsyBjcAOl

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/ewanmcintosh/status/512618642664468480


Democratic engagement in action! The #indyref stream on Twitter is inspiring. @ewanmcintosh @ Mulgrave…http://t.co/ZM1UlVChJ3

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/Braddo/status/512739937142059008




It's that climate action is incompatible with the kind of mindless, short-term growth that rules our economy. (2/3)

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/NaomiAKlein/status/513030494360174593


Chilling film on the U.S. drone attacks from the perspective of a drone operator. http://t.co/AfOLsOxcPw

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/nikhilgoya_l/status/513044350880993280


25 years after my first experience in VR, I return to Jaron Lanier to see if anything is new? Yes.

http://t.co/5zRMIKqNmY

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/kevin2kelly/status/513047020638986240




Kind-hearted strangers hugged me today. Love exists, all around us, all the time. Receiving it makes me the richest person in the world.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/xeni/status/513090483749281792


Rich blog post on today's #ccourses live event http://t.co/x18QIGdsaw

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/hrheingold/status/513116675432935424



it appears in a few weeks there may be a JerrysBrain app in the app store. watch this space #excited

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/jerrymichalski/status/513123191137370113
kool beans






"We have witnessed a total breakdown in political legitimacy" .. http://t.co/EFX04mwQmn < thought-provoking article

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/jonhusband/status/513134509634899968
It's not just that 45% of our fellow citizens in Scotland decided they wanted to live in a foreign country. It's that those who chose to stay voted mostly due to fear of what would follow, not because they dismissed the idea of separation itself. It's that the young and the poor did vote for independence, with the old and the wealthy overruling them.


The man who led Scotland's failed bid for independence announced he will resign from office http://t.co/QQnuB9b7Nc

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/513145307853762561











Powerful excerpt from article on charter schools at http://t.co/e1mAjJ8lC4 #edchat #edreform http://t.co/imk4uvgFQD

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/willrich45/status/513329350037368834
Now some of the students, of course, don’t conform to the rules, and I think that if you get the kids later in life it’s much harder. But if you get them early, you develop their sense of self that accords with those of the authority.

Assange: Google Almost Identical to NSA http://t.co/QAdNYzpLN2

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/jackschofield/status/513353346942763009



a thought for today: http://t.co/mvvXBj7s6q



.@germanicofir: I felt something authentic @ DiegoVázquez & @nuestraescuela, not talkin abt love, it is love #ideaLBS http://t.co/79n2pD3SUe

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/KeithAISR/status/513366035572215808


Conversation abt edu policy & the Alternative Ed Law of Puerto Rico. Panel of policy & advocacy leaders. #ideaLBS http://t.co/8HagfiPsLW

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/DanaBennis/status/513373824096956416





.@PsychToday designated my post, "Why We Can't Stop the Depression Epidemic" as an essential read. Check it out.
http://t.co/142I3TK3LA

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/JonRottenberg/status/512234305708650497


@lessig Check out the @Radiolab segment on #autism and #lifeanimated http://t.co/1oqba5eF6A

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/RonSuskind/status/513413361749749761


Exceptional read about chess, St. Louis, & “a contest measuring the highest intellectual capabilities of humankind” http://t.co/sntGk7LlUx

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/nicco/status/513416811426361344


College Students Increasingly Illegally Downloading Textbooks for Free -- Aaron Swartz's legacy lives onhttp://t.co/8VLGUgp1f6

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/KevinCarson1/status/513418787740086273



"Knowledge is what’s needed to solve a problem. Wisdom is knowing which problem to solve." ~ @Bonifer

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/clayforsberg/status/513424948447420416