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Super ds106 – a trailer

I made a logo, so I figured I’d make a trailer of sorts. I had seen the Dr. Bees video (YT) recently. It uses the “It’s a bird! It’s a plane!” tagline from various Superman shows, and since my logo … Continue reading

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Season of ds106

I was never much of a Donovan fan, but I like Alice Donut’s version of Sunshine Superman and Goodfellas’ version of Atlantis. Now we can add Cogdog’s Season of DS106 to the list. The secret great thing about it is that … Continue reading

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The daily death

a sow has eaten you — Medieval Death Bot (@DeathMedieval) August 2, 2017 Yesterday’s Daily Create involved the Medieval Death Bot, a constant source of unfortunate ends. A nice thing about the bot is that if you include @DeathMedieval in … Continue reading

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In cold dollhouse

There’s a lot to say about the Domains17 conference, and many more insightful writers than I are on the job. Hopefully I’ll be able to make a contribution. But first I want to talk about one of the artworks in … Continue reading

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Milk, Chocolate Milk

What drink would define me? Ask anyone who knows me well and they would laugh, because I buy a gallon of milk nearly every day. My addiction is to chocolate milk. This has been going on for decades. Here is … Continue reading

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Knowledge is good.

I keep meaning to blog about Lower Ed, and it keeps not happening. But I have a few disjointed thoughts written down, so maybe I can make something of them. I keep thinking back to my time working at a … Continue reading

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Open trails

One of @cogdog’s many wonderful photos. I like the metaphor. Open education seems commonly thought of in terms of OERs, as free textbooks. Many of us see that as short-sighted, and missing the larger point and possibilities of open. In … Continue reading

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Open as we wanna be

“If You Were an OER, What Kind Would You Want to Be?” asked Maha Bali. Something I try to bring up whenever I talk OER is that resources – the stuff – is nowhere near as important as practices – … Continue reading

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Stop, drop, enroll

I had been wanting to read Tressie McMillan Cottom’s Lower Ed since I first heard about it, way back whenever, So it was fortuitous that it was selected for the Bryan Alexander Book Club. The reason I wanted to read … Continue reading

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Rats! Foiled again.

While I’ve been taking care of business, the agents have been investigating. The ds106 polls have yielded some interesting information so far. Agent Bongo has been involved in some top level coverups lately what is likely his next PR campaign? … Continue reading

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