Favorite Articles and Videos

Video: Evolution of the “Social Media Revolution”

May 16, 2016

Here’s my edit of the original Did You Know? 2 video from 2006.

Keynote ruckus at HighEdWeb (sillybean.net)

October 24, 2009

“What do 450 web nerds do when they’re trapped in a hotel ballroom listening to someone who’s insulting their intelligence?…

China’s Taoism Revival

November 8, 2010

“As China’s only indigenous religion, Taoism’s influence is found in everything from calligraphy and politics to medicine and poetry. In…

Video: Cinematic Orchestra – To Build A Home

September 13, 2010

From YouTube and Song Meanings: There is a house built out of stone / Wooden floors, walls and window sills…

Thank You: an unexpected gem from Seoul on Hulu

May 20, 2011

I stumbled on this 2006 drama/comedy from South Korea on Hulu, and was surprised to be drawn in deeply over…

Video: Sugata Mitra – The child-driven education

March 25, 2011

From TED Talks Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education — the best teachers and…

Video: How Eric Whitacre conducted his virtual choir of 2,000 voices

April 2, 2011

  With an emergent technology, something happens that you’d never imagined. Here, YouTube and Hulu, via WordPress, Facebook, and Twitter…

There is Work in Digital Tech, Regardless of Background

August 16, 2017

Stephen O’Grady is co-founder of RedMonk, a Maine consulting firm with global clients. They help “companies understand developers better, and to…

Tips for Future Data Scientists

April 21, 2016

Be flexible and adaptable – There is no single tool or technique that always works best. Cleaning data is most of…