Twitter Updates for 2012-04-30

Seems the Adobe AIR version of Tweetdeck has gone EOL, replaced by the crappy Chrome one. Boo. Trying out other options. #

Twitter Updates for 2012-04-27

@dhmspector Awesome! I've always suspected that 90% of the world's population were fated to be my mindless automoton slaves! # Philadelphia Mayor Nutter signs landmark city open data policy: # RT @jhagel: The imperative of institutional innovation – pervasive and growing loss of trust in all institutions # @sivavaid Penn's Doug Lynch resigned (appropriately) b/c he falsely claimed completion of a PhD. Nothing to do with his work ...

Twitter Updates for 2012-04-26

Ugh, would mean my generation has become classic rock old farts. MT @SimonNRicketts: The Smiths to reform? # King of the Hill: Can Established Tech Companies Be Bested? – Knowledge@Wharton: (quoting me & colleagues) # I don't *want* to go to concerts to see the bands I liked in high school. I'd rather see the bands my kids will like in high school. # @scrawford the audience usually ...

Twitter Updates for 2012-04-25

Philadelphia to close 64 public schools, will soon have 40% of students in charters. End of public education as we know it? # Plugging away on my #gamification book that should be out this fall. Stay tuned for more details. # My colleague Jerry Wind on Orchestration as the New Managerial Model, from the new Wharton/Google ThinkInsights series: # Grats to an educational gamification pioneer! RT @denisateme: @StevenLJohnson congrats ...

Twitter Updates for 2012-04-24

Interesting. Verizon justifies copper loop replacement as "we've had problems in your neighborhood and we want to fix them once & for all." # Must-read article by @annkirschner on the need for innovation from within in higher ed. #

Twitter Updates for 2012-04-21

@azeem Pinterest spam looks like: "I finally got the summer body I wanted. Thanks to [LINK] it's the hottest thing…" cc:ed to me, others. # @AnupDalvi We're shooting for July for the Coursera gamification course. #

Twitter Updates for 2012-04-20

YouTube teaser for my Coursera gamification class: Don't let my laid-back tone fool you; the course will rock! # Wharton launches new branding initiative: "Knowledge for Action". # At @princetoncitp event on Administrative Agencies in the Electronic Age. Thinking back to coding the FCC website on my laptop 15 years ago. # @Buzzsonic Penn (& specifically Wharton), not Penn State. We built the 1st computer; they have a ...

Twitter Updates for 2012-04-19

Next Tuesday in Philly, come to the Grassroots Game Conference day on Games and Gamification for Non-Profits: # RT @johndoerr: Online Education Startup Coursera Lands $16M From Kleiner & NEA, Adds John Doerr To Its Board #

Twitter Updates for 2012-04-18

It's sad that the big perk of a "premier" frequent flyer tier these days is getting to use the overhead bin and not check a bag. # Coursera launches with first list of massively open online courses, including mine on #gamification # Another reason to go veggie. RT @adamwerbach: 50% reduction in dietary meat required by 2050 to meet climate targets. # Who will sign up for the free ...

Twitter Updates for 2012-04-17

Leading a Wharton/Institute for the Future workshop in SF on "After Broadband: Imagining Hyperconnected Futures". Awesome so far. # Enjoying the amazing Bay Bridge views from the new Wharton San Francisco, while enjoying fascinating discussions on the networked future. #