Category Archives: Content with Context

When Science and Art Dance – Business Results

Each year the Institute of Design in Chicago, IL, holds a Design Strategy Conference.  This year, Patrick Whitney, asked me if I would share how we used the human centered design process to develop Attenex Patterns. The video of the … Continue reading

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FroggyCut – Girls Rule Technology

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the Technovation Challenge competition for high school girls at Twitter Intergalactic Headquarters in San Francisco put on by Iridescent Learning and sponsored by Google, Twitter, Adobe, Microsoft and Intel.  My daughter, Elizabeth Shelly, … Continue reading

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Upgrading to the iPad (3?)

Technology envy is a dangerous thing. My iPad 3 (sorry Apple, I have to distinguish it somehow from the previous two iPads that I have) arrived this morning. It seems I am not the only one that is having a … Continue reading

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Goodnight Moon – and Beyond

While our three children were very young, at some point in the evening the echoes of my wife or me reading Goodnight Moon would be filling the house. I will never know whether reading the book was more for the kids … Continue reading

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Teaching “Hybrid” Courses

I love synchronicity. As part of David Socha’s research agenda is the rethinking of how one transforms a class from professor centered to student learning centered. As part of the ever flowing collaboration between David, Alan Wood and me, we … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Creating My Future

Before I can get to arranging the images this morning, I have a lot of re-immersion homework. I print out the previous four days of images along with Christine’s additions. I also print out the stories so that I can … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Creating My Future

I start the creating my future exercise today bound and determined that I can create a spiral of images. I arrange and re-arrange the images until I am sure I have finally done it. I stand up with my iPhone … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Creating My Future

There is a new energy brewing this morning. Sleep time recollections were powerful. Creating a company or creating a product is the conundrum. What should I be working on? Should I be changing the core question? Trust the process, Skip. … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Creating My Future

I am eager to get up and work with the images once again. The core to the four day process is to use the same set of images but come up with a different arrangement for the collage and a … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Creating My Future

As Alan Wood, David Socha, and I were sharing another wonderful breakfast at Sunflour Bakery and Cafe, continuing our discussion on how to improve higher learning in higher education, Alan shared his desire to have a tool like Devonthink to … Continue reading

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