It May Be Coincidence But

… Pi Day. Einstein’s birthday. Stephen Hawking’s death. 3.14 does seem mystical! One of Hawking’s quotes that seems appropriate today: “The whole history of science has been the gradual realization that events do not happen in an arbitrary manner, but that they reflect a certain underlying order, which may or may not be divinely inspired.”… Read more It May Be Coincidence But

EDCMOOC Flickr Competition

Last week, alongside engaging with the week’s tasks, we were invited to begin experimenting with visual ways of representing our understanding of being human in a digital world.  Several hundred images were uploaded to Flickr.  You can see the entries in Flickriver – and even click interesting ones to vote for the best. I thought… Read more EDCMOOC Flickr Competition

Happy Pi Day!

has always been one of my favorite mathematical concepts (thought the square root of negative one is still my favorite!) So as the date 3.14 swings round once again, I like what this musician did to musically interpret pi: . UPDATE: Interesting real time lesson in Copyright / Copyleft.  YouTube has yanked the video I… Read more Happy Pi Day!

What Happened August 6th?

I was checking out a cool visualization application that Jeff Nugent alerted me to in Twitter this morning – Twitter StreamGraph. I entered “elearning” and got the following graph: Since Twitter Streamgraph grabs the last 200 tweets that used the word “elearning”, it makes me wonder what happened on August 6th that jumped its usage… Read more What Happened August 6th?