Monthly Archives: January 2011

Question the Mission

It took a while at the Business Book Title generator to come up with something worthwhile. I was able to end my mission with this one. I did augment the austere stock presentation by adding a graphic.

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A mosaic of the world made out of tilt-shifted videos of cities around the world. Hayaku: A Time Lapse Journey Through Japan from Brad Kremer on Vimeo. Crazy good public art. Maybe somebody in the ‘wood will get on it.

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Teaching Cartoon: The Smallest Thing

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The impossibility of education

Once, the villagers invited Mulla Nasruddin to deliver a lecture on spiritual matters. When he got on the pulpit, he found the audience was not very enthusiastic, so he asked “Do you know what I am going to say?” The … Continue reading

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Planet of the Snake-Oil Loving Apes

David Lane takes Ken Wilber to task, Frisky Dirt, Why Ken Wilber’s New Creationism is Pseudo-Science, for reprising his odd views on evolution. Those views can be encapsulated in quotes from The Guru and the Pandit. Eros, Buddha, and the … Continue reading

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Periodic Table of Visualization, and more

click to enlarge Visit the following link to access the pop-up examples for each of the Periodic Table of Visualizations‘ cells. I’m fond of graphical ways of showing relationships between concepts and domains. Here’s a few more depictions from my … Continue reading

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Teaching Cartoon: What’s Good For You

click for large version Fast Freddie’s cat stands in for Nasruddin here. This falls into the class of teaching stories in which the person doesn’t know any better. (Gilbert Shelton of course, from The Further Adventures of Those Fabulous Furry … Continue reading

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Stop Boxing

When I’m working playfully in my squareONE transformative learning mode, I’m always doing a version of the following experiment, here defined as its hypothesis: Given experiential engagement of a novel process and its novel set of data, the learner will … Continue reading

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Dispersal. Wind Over Water

In dispersal there is development. The king comes to have a shrine. It is beneficial to cross great rivers. It is beneficial to be correct. EXPLANATION Dispersal means disorganization and disorder. In the body of the hexagram, below is water … Continue reading

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