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Webstock '12: Matt Haughey - Lessons from a 40 year old on Vimeo
"Matt will cover a bunch of lessons he’s learned in the past decade of life as he embarks on turning 40. They eschew much of the Techcrunch/ReadWriteWeb/Mashable world by focusing on taking a longer term view of your work and focusing on life/work balance and having a happy life as well as a fulfilling career."

community  portability  backup  platformagnostic  urls  permanence  simple  attention  time  relationships  cv  metafilter  longterm  37signals  small  slow  bootstrap  lifestylebusiness  aging  wisdom  lifelessons  startups  webstock12  webstock  longnow  meaning  purpose  work  happiness  fulfillment  life  matthaughey  work-lifebalance 
march 2012 by robertogreco
If we're really moving to "Choice 1:1" Schools, where kids pick their tools, should schools or teachers ever be "technology branded"? - Quora
"I have no problem with any teacher or school ever utilizing any training program or opportunity, but I get nervous when I see teachers or schools publicly "branded" - "Apple Distinguished Educator" "Google Teacher Academy Grad" etc. I wonder if, in order to encourage students to choose personally and intelligently, and to prepare them for a future with unknown platforms, we ought to be truly "platform agnostic" - not just in purchasing, but in our personal and school environment presentation?"
branding  integrity  apple  google  platformagnostic  appledistignuishededucators  googleteacheracademygrads  corporatism  corporations  open 
february 2011 by robertogreco
Remote Access: Who Cares About the Box? The box matters less less. It is simply a channel.
"used to dream of 20 iBooks...All connected...Now I have 2 old desktops, 1 Asus Eee (10 coming), 8 students own laptops...Dell, Gateway, Toshiba & Sony...2 students who realize they can use new iPods as more then containers for music."
classroom  schools  technology  1to1  laptops  diversity  platformagnostic  online  internet  ipod  ipodtouch  touch  anymeans  teaching  learning  students  classrooms  1:1 
january 2008 by robertogreco

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