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Thanks to everyone who is helping these young ladies achieve their mission of attending the National Conference. If you know anyone who has had scoliosis, worn the brace, or had the surgery, you know what an effect scoliosis has on a young person's life.
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Book Review: The Ragged Edge of the World, by Eugene Linden .@PlumeBooks #books #reviews #authors

The Ragged Edge of the World, by Eugene Linden. Plume paperback. Penguin Books. © 2011. $16. An interesting travelogue by a frequent contributor to Time, Newsweek, National Geographic, and a few other magazines and publishers, Linden’s book seems dated.…
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Book Review: An Appetite For Wonder, by Richard Dawkins #writers #writing #bookreviews #science

An Appetite For Wonder. Richard Dawkins. Ecco Press. 2013. $25 Had I been the publisher, I might have suggested the title, “A Career in Science was a Foregone Conclusion.” Or, perhaps, “How My Genes Forced Me Into Evolutionary Biology.” Either would have…
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I'm reading "The Information," by James Gleick What is "information?" #data #language #computers

The Information, by James Gleick. Pantheon Books. Hardback. 2011. The Information is one of those books which demands a pre-review in advance of the full review.  I’m not sure I completely like the book. I cannot put my finger on why I’m bothered by the…
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As our weather becomes more…interesting, you might find yourself wanting some extra info about weather patterns. You’ll be able to amaze your friends and families with your ability to prognosticate (hopefully with some degree of accuracy) upcoming weather…
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This is a good group to support, girls working to help other girls manage their scoliosis in all of its various forms.
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Building Consensus for an Idea Lab #Make #STEM #HigherEd #EdTech

I spend a considerable amount of class time each semester advocating “geography is a holistic discipline, infused in all things and in almost every action or choice made, and not merely by people but by all organisms. Geography is inescapable.” The…
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Book Review (0.2-1.0) The Information, by James Gleick #writers #writing #bookreview #DNA #qubit #data

The Information, by James Gleick. Pantheon Books. Hardback. 2011. Book Review 0.1, from a previous blog post. Book Review 0.2, Progress Update, pg. 17, from my Goodreads “I’m sure someone will review, “Ho hum, I knew all this stuff on information…
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Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein’s Outrageous Legacy; by Kip Thorne; Norton Press; Paperback; $19 I’ve read so many books on black holes, space-time warps, wormholes, the universe, membranes, event horizons, riders on trains looking at stationary…
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#Education Is Like A Dysfunctional Family My thoughts #HigherEd #EdReform #EdTech #TeacherEd

I’m probably wrong, but bear with me as out outline all of my errors for you. Over the last two decades I’ve seen student performance noticeably decline. Students fear math. Not calculus, but merely simple multiplication and division. Ask any student to…
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One of the most valuable comments I’ve received about EconTalk’s “Salty Snacks” podcast was from a recent Business Administration major. “I learned more about the business and economic choices faced by companies in this one podcast than I have learned in…
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I teach World Geography and Map Analysis.
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ESRI Takes Its Deep Mapping Software Online To Help Developers Become Mo...
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Out beyond the edge of SXSW last week, the ESRI team camped out in an old brick firehouse with the veneer of an old boot factory and the int

Art Student Hand-Illuminates, Binds a Copy of Tolkien’s Silmarillion
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This German art student, Benjamin Harff, decided, for his exam at the Academy of Arts, to do something only slightly ambitious -- to hand-il

Ken Robinson: Changing education paradigms | Video on TED.com
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TED Talks In this talk from RSA Animate, Sir Ken Robinson lays out the link between 3 troubling trends: rising drop-out rates, schools' dwin

15 Essential iPad Apps for Students | iPad.AppStorm
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Student life can be daunting; assessments, deadlines, classes, exams and maybe even a social life. It doesn't have to be this difficult thou

Why All Filmmakers Should Speak Out Against SOPA | Techdirt
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There are many reasons why SOPA and other legislation like it should never be passed, e.g., it fundamentally changes how the internet functi

You Sunk My Battle Shots!
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Annnnnnd you also sunk my sobriety. This is brilliant. (via 9GAG)

YouTube - Jedi Kittens Strike Back
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This Cat Is An A*shole [Video]
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Apparently this cat’s curiosity includes finding out what would happen if it trapped another cat in a cardboard box for awhile. However, sin

Soon Squirrel…Soon
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A squirrel just dropped some nuts on this cat. Check out the reaction after the break. A rumble is coming. (via 9GAG)