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Why Programming Is The Core Skill Of The 21st Century

May 31, 2013

Programming skills are becoming ever more important, quickly turning into the core competency for all kinds of 21st Century workers….

Video: Thought of You

December 14, 2010

“Thought of You” video from YouTube From Open Culture Ryan Woodward has worked on the art direction of many big…

Creative Destruction

October 12, 2010

Just as the cassette tape replaced the 8-track, only to be replaced in turn by the compact disc, itself being…

The Minecraft Generation

April 19, 2016

Mastering [Minecraft] requires rigorously logical thinking, as well as a great deal of debugging: When your device isn’t working, you…

Video: An Idea is a Curious Thing…

February 18, 2011

An idea is a curious thing. It can be hard to find, and then suddenly appear. It can be simple…

YouTube – “Cathance and a Compromise”

July 21, 2007

“7 minute documentary describing the birth of the Cathance River Education Alliance (CREA). CREA is dedicated to environmental educational.” YouTube…

Teilhard: A Globe, Clothing Itself with a Brain

February 20, 2009

An obscure Jesuit priest, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, set down the philosophical framework for planetary, Net-based consciousness 50 years ago.…

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…

Sprints Are the Secret to Getting More Done

May 18, 2016

A sprint is a five-day process that helps teams focus on one big goal and move from idea to prototype to customer research in that short span of time.