Tag Archives: indieedtech

The Future of Metaphors Past and Present

Last Thursday the great Bryan Alexander invited me to be a guest for his Future Trends Forum. It was worth it if only just to be on the receiving end of this all to kind introductory blog post. It was particularly … Continue reading

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And that, my friends, is the Personal API

A couple of days ago the Programmable Web wrote an article about the work BYU is doing to give students more control over their data. The idea undergirding this is the concept of a personal API, what exactly that means remains … Continue reading

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The View from Here

I’m pretty happy today. It doesn’t hurt that it is a glorious day here in Trento, Italy, and the Spring is slowly creeping back into this mountain detachment. But that’s not the only reason I am feeling good these days, I … Continue reading

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Lo-fi Ed”-“Tech

I was having a chat with Cynthia Davidson about possible applications for helping her students create HTML webtexts for the Kairos Journal. She ultimately ended up pointing me to HTML5 UP, an awesome set of HTML5 templates. It’s brilliant when a question … Continue reading

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The Personal in Indie

Against my better judgement, I’ve been temporarily expatriated from my heavily guarded mountain compound in Italy to slum amongst the Trump loving scum in the U.S. God I hate this country! But enough about the King, let’s talk Indie Ed”-“Tech. This past weekend a … Continue reading

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Reclaim Records

The idea of Reclaim Hosting as a kind of independent record label for ed-tech is an idea I’ve been playing with since a talk at Davidson College more than a year ago. This past fall Adam Croom and I explored … Continue reading

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Small Systems Integration

I’m not sure exactly what I mean by this. In fact, that very idea has me excited as a move towards see more small things happen. Small things is a theme I will be exploring this Spring, it resulted from … Continue reading

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Reclaim’s Daydream Nation

Spirit desire. – “Teenage Riot,” Daydream Nation Last week we christened yet another host node server at Reclaim Hosting (Fugazi filled up quick!), this one was named after NYC’s indie rock pioneers Sonic Youth. It was interesting timing because the first school we … Continue reading

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My Pilgrimage to Librecon

I’m currently traveling back from Librecon, a conference that aims to bring together the applications of free software in both business and  education. The conference was held in the gorgeous and quite historic city of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Spain, and … Continue reading

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The Indie EdTech Movement

I’m just returning from a deeply energizing trip to California. I spent the bulk of my time in Los Angeles, but also spent two days at Stanford University for the dLRN conference. This post was inspired by the presentation I did with Adam Croom at dLRN. … Continue reading

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