Category Archives: Curation

Daydreaming of Kindle Social Highlights

One of the joys of riding the ferry between Seattle and Bainbridge Island is bumping into the eclectic collection of friends and colleagues somewhat randomly. The other night I had the pleasure of sitting next to John Lange from Amazon. … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial Teachable Moments

The Professor and the VC I attended the UW HCDE Corporate Affiliate Program (CAP) on Tuesday morning and sat next to one of my colleagues who also started a “maker” company last year.  As the corporate affiliates were introduced, we were both … Continue reading

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ConveyUX – Highlights from the cheap seats

Last week I managed to squeeze time into my crazy schedule to attend the ConveyUX conference in Seattle sponsored by BlinkUX. I was delighted to see the international turnout and many familiar faces from the UW HCDE program. While I … Continue reading

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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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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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“We don’t need no stinkin’ badges!”

The buzz around badges is heating up in the educational environment. Whenever I hear badges, I immediately think of the old western movie where the hombre exclaims “We don’t need no stinkin’ badges.” Cathy Davidson has a thoughtful post on … Continue reading

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Search and you shall receive

Sometimes we are so close to technological advances that we forget what an amazing world we’ve created for ourselves. I was reminded of this world of magic when I set out to search for my deceased uncle’s EdD dissertation. I … Continue reading

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The Non-Linear or Layered eBook

As a life long and life wide software entrepreneur, I love building software systems. Well, to be truthful, I love doing the user research and design of the system. Once the system is designed, then it is just that small matter … Continue reading

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The End of the Age of Reproduction?

“We shape our tools, and thereafter they shape us.” – Marshall McLuhan The theme of the Industrial Age was Economies of Scale. How do we do things in volume? The goal of a business was how to make sure that … Continue reading

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