Songs About San Francisco

Songs About San Francisco

San Francisco is an eclectic city. Proof of this concept is the breadth of differnt songs written about it. How can writing about the same thing spur such diverse output? In no particular order here are four songs about San Francisco. Lights – Journey From...
Interview with Beander from StartupBus North America

Interview with Beander from StartupBus North America

Photo Credit: Stirling Noyes I wrote a blog post for the 1Million Cups blog on startup Beander. They were founded on the StartupBus out of Seattle for the 2014 North America StartupBus competition. Here’s an excerpt from the story: Tell us the story of Beander. ...
The Shining and the Function of Dreams

The Shining and the Function of Dreams

I recently watched the documentary Room 237 which explores different interpretations of the 1980 movie the Shining. As you might suspect from a movie as cryptically coded as Kubrick’s, there are a lot of interpretations some more credible than others. What’s clear...
For Curated Learning

For Curated Learning

In the past month I’ve experimented more with different kinds of teaching formats and curriculum. I also attended the 140 conference on Education where K-12 learning styles were discussed in the context of social media. I’m increasingly convinced that there’s a...
Gadget Posturing

Gadget Posturing

Social media is abuzz with how Microsoft is (again) derivative and playing the copy cat and how much “cooler” Apple is. In all of this posturing and finger pointing a few familiar photos kept cropping up and it’s sparked a revelation from my Apple days. In Steve’s...