Tuesday, December 9, 2014



there's a very good chance he could have been saved (after the chokehold & cuffing) if he'd been thought of as a human being.

A TEDx event was held at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in NY with some inmates as speakers. http://t.co/GRXQAEMnTG

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/nikhilgoya_l/status/541098450645827584

WOW “@ruth_franklin: Jed Perl's resignation after 20 years as art critic for @tnr: http://t.co/byRTeuq81X

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/JeffSpeckAICP/status/541098662546661376

A KKK leader has openly threatened to kill Black people in Ferguson, but Mike Brown's stepfather is under investigation for inciting a riot.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/notallmikaylas/status/540936206914027521

Matt Taibbi, who lived under Russia's corruption for years, writes that America's police are becoming illegitimatehttp://t.co/vCkzjkBUTu

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/ZaidJilani/status/541094669103673344

Almost half of suicide attempts occur within 10 minutes of first suicidal thoughts. Limiting access to lethal means critical. #GVP

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/Sankoff/status/541264638466592768

Da Vinci College Roosendaal - One Day a Dream School

Schools want a core priority? This gold from @DrTonyWagner ft @HargreavesBC  & @YongZhaoUO is it! @EduTweetOz #edchat http://t.co/fhiQ4RHTYN

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/jca_1975/status/541170131393462272

Great short animation on #Ferguson & #EricGarner background basics animated by @mollycrabapplehttps://t.co/j2tFurlkO2 #BlackLivesMatter

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/HeardinLondon/status/541310160686546944


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Nigerian Billionaire Tony Elumelu Commits $100 Million To Create 10,000 African Entrepreneurs In 10 Years

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/ASE/status/541350442261700608

Traffic Light lets you play pong with person across the intersection: http://t.co/0dCFCz4HI8 #urbanism

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/benberkowitz/status/541367622710099968

Love this @jonronson article about America's "worst" College.. or is it? http://t.co/T52LgI25AT

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/neilhimself/status/541420682580885504

cornel west

MT @ibarra_lisa: MT @zellieimani: People are protesting in every single state in America. This is monumental.https://t.co/13x3MpjLqH

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/Halibutron/status/541472987762151424

Internet: any cool projects where NASA/open source intersect, please send my way asap :)

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/BiellaColeman/status/541754701495406592

I have some major quibbles, but Herbert Gintis' critique of Ivan Illich and deschooling is crucially important.http://t.co/Yi95Dx6iOz

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/nikhilgoya_l/status/541838548278984704


posted on fb by carol

Being told what to do and when to do it, when you don’t want to do it at all, by people you don’t ever want to tell you what to do. #school

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/intrepidteacher/status/542184466773311488

Doing what you want to do, when you want to do it, without anyone telling you what to do or when to do it. #freedom

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/intrepidteacher/status/542184695820058624

Thoughts while watching my students do a quick check-in assessment, which I will put off marking for as long as I can. #sigh

But on a serious note, this will give me good data which help help my teaching and hopefully their learning. Wish there was a better way.

If you really think about it, it is pretty amazing how little freedom most of us enjoy and how we are mostly all okay with that.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/intrepidteacher/status/542186476079820800

Not because art shd be a delivery mechanism for campaign messages, but because it can help us reimagine the possibilities for being human.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/dougald/status/542345727259967488

Facebook is investing in artificial intelligence to improve categorization of Post Search, which launched yesterdayhttp://t.co/uJjgNxOoNb

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/JoshConstine/status/542365033296957440

Wrote this last year on Guantanamo Bay, where 130+ mostly innocent men have been tortured and currently rot  http://t.co/fCjzKysPCh

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/mollycrabapple/status/542366340154421248

Innocent people were detained and tortured, including ones CIA knew were innocent https://t.co/IUx8YYoMra

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/ggreenwald/status/542358709557800960

Brennan: torture "did produce intelligence that helped thwart attack plans, capture terrorists, and save lives."

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/BryanAlexander/status/542390938220654592

'#data is a really good tool for bullying people' @hmason #FTInnovate

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/jkhoey/status/542406390757601280

At MoMA, how "Tactical Urbanism" can preserve the future of cities http://t.co/cZohLWRlIl http://t.co/sLOIAG7cbw

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/CityLab/status/542413406356000770

I'm out of words. I grew up in a country at a time when torture was routine. Just out of words.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/zeynep/status/542419017118404609

"Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it." Howard Zinn.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/agpublic/status/542420469727510531