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Gaming in the Classroom

Late last year we saw the launch of the next generation of consoles from Microsoft and Sony. The Xbox vs Playstation rivalry continues, while online, the cool kids are relishing the rise of PC gaming. Yet, for...

Inspiring Open Authority

Nearly two years ago, I had my first opportunity to define the concept of open authority thanks to the New Media Consortium and the MIDEA blog. The premise — combining the authoritative knowledge of museums...

Threat Matrix

The Threat Matrix is a daily report given to the President containing the latest security threats against the U.S. Some in the museum world might consider the technologies described in the 2013 Horizon...

The Future of Open Learning

The movement toward openess in many parts of the world is one of the key trends ranked by the NMC Horizon Report > K-12 Edition. "Open" continues its diffusion as a buzzword in education, leading more...

Privacy v. Technology

I remember the first time I saw a Google Project Glass device in a public setting — January 2013. I had the same contradictory reaction many of us seem to experience whenever we come face to face with a...

Lovely, Lovely Complexities

  The complexity of things - the things within things - just seems to be endless. --Alice Munro There is a magazine called Real Simple: Life Made Easy (http://www.realsimple.com/). Perhaps you know...