Twitter Updates for 2012-07-10

Looking forward to interviewing the legendary @stevewoz this AM at the Wharton Web Conference. I bought my 1st Apple almost 30 years ago! # Had a fun interview with Woz at the Wharton Web Conference on Apple, tech, edu, and more. A true original! # MT @mobilefuture: spectrum demand will outstrip capacity as early as next year -@norelieg at #NCLR12 # Why does my Mac require confirmation to run ...

Twitter Updates for 2012-07-09

Made a yummy global warming dinner for a hot and kid-free night: Salade Nicoise and cold minted pea soup. #

Twitter Updates for 2012-07-07

@sippey Very proud of my lil' bro. It's funny, every 5 years or so our work and networks intersect. But at different points! # I propose that we drink every time a gamification presentation says, "It's not just slapping points and badges on a site!" #

Twitter Updates for 2012-07-06

RT @sivavaid: "Real education happens only by failing, changing, challenging, and adjusting." # "Failing, changing, challenging, and adjusting" is a good summary of what I expect to get from the learning experience of teaching a MOOC. #

Twitter Updates for 2012-07-05

@jessvallanceux says gamification doesn’t exist. Uh oh. What will I tell my 23,000 students? (h/t @marigo) # MT @quixotic: "Gamification must be done in such a way that the user 'gets' what they’re doing and why." # Wondering if "Higgs Boson" is actually slang for a sexual act, and somewhere in Geneva a roomful of physicists is snickering. #

Twitter Updates for 2012-07-04

RT@fiberguy: Some thoughts on the potential impact of Google Glass on broadband… and on society. # Recruiting some fantastic guest speakers to interview for my Coursera #gamification course. # BREAKING: CERN announces that, having found the Higgs Boson, it will turn its attentions to locating Waldo. # "America" has always stood for radical acts of reinvention. What will we make of this nation in our generation? #

Twitter Updates for 2012-06-30

Wrapped up teaching session in SF. Tonight — student dinner then redeye. Gonna sleep well…. #

Twitter Updates for 2012-06-29

Great coverage of the amazing Karen Kornbluh (@usamboecd): Fighting for Economic Equality #

Twitter Updates for 2012-06-28

RT @adamwerbach: Americans spend twice as much on processed food [as % of income] as they did 30 years ago. # Mulling the link between teaching & storytelling. But how to learn to tell good stories? Maybe I should re-read @peterguber's book! # Supreme Court upholds health care reform. See Obama knew what he was doing all along. 😉 # So in a few decades we'll be as perplexed ...

Twitter Updates for 2012-06-27

I have many problems with what Bill Gates says about higher ed, but he's dead on about the need to think strategically. # It never ceases to amaze me how much different I feel getting off a business class flight. (Exception rather than the rule for me.) # Now in my third black car service ride of the evening. This one unplanned. # Still trying to grok the debate ...