Monthly Archives: July 2006

A FUNNY WORD

Patti Anklam, as is her marvelous way, weaves valuable threads leading to thought provoking places. “Virtual” is a funny word for me right now, as I’m deep into writing Net Work, and the distinction virtual works for online communities as … Continue reading

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RED AND BLUE

Eshu Elegba tale discovered at Tim Boucher’s Pop Occulture Eshu was walking down the road one day, wearing a hat that was red on one side and blue on the other. Sometime after he departed, the villagers who had seen … Continue reading

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RIGHT TO THE PLAYFUL HEART

In my trolling for items of interest, I happened upon a terrific resource, the web site of Yannis Karaliotas. He’s an explorer and scholar with very similar affinities to my own. His paper, “The Element of Play in Learning” is … Continue reading

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SCIENCE THAT STUDIES THE PROCESS OF KNOWING

Yeah, What Bateson said. From a Batesonian perspective, it is the way we classify, make distinctions, and make sense of things that is fundamental. If it is the distinctions we ourselves make that are causes, then it is how we … Continue reading

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NO DO-OVER

Found under Blackfoot Creation and Origin Myths at D.S. Ashiliman’s brilliant, indexed resource of folklore. Order of Life and Death There was once a time when there were but two persons in the world, Old Man and Old Woman. One … Continue reading

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FUTURE CREATIVITY

From NESTA FutureLab, a long report, Literature review in creativity, new technologies and learning, Avril M. Loveless, School of Education, University of Brighton about the technological support of Creativity. No short paper can do justice to a field as expansive … Continue reading

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