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Reclaim Video: The Website

One of the elements of Reclaim Video that I am most excited about is exploring what is possible through the website. We launched the website as part of the world premier at OER18,  and it’s pretty awesome. We had a … Continue reading

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The Reclaiming Innovation Roadshow at Coventry University

At the end of April Brian Lamb and I spent three days on the ground at Coventry University. We were cordially invited by the great Daniel Villar-Onrubia given his interest in an EDUCAUSE Review article we wrote back in 2014 titled “Reclaiming … Continue reading

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Small is Beautiful: A Study of Ed-Tech as if People Mattered

Last week I had the distinct pleasure of presenting at the yearly conference for the consortium of American international liberal arts institutions, also known as AMICAL. This was far an away the most diverse conference I have ever been to. … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Advantages of VHS

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I spent a few industrious days back in Fredericksburg. For all the smack I talk on the burg, it was good to be back. I got to spend some quality time with Tim talking Reclaim Hosting and more. I also got to … Continue reading

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Civic TV: the One You Take to Bed with You

I did some shopping online last week and picked up some #umwconsole appropriate leisure wear. This stunning Civic TV t-shirt was made possible by the good folks at StrangeLoveTees. You may not get the reference, in fact I’d be surprised if … Continue reading

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Hi Score

This is a screenshot of my recent hi score on Asteroids for Atari 2600. It’s really a pretty simple game, so this score is really not an accomplishment. Now if I actually finish Raiders of the Lost Ark for Atari … Continue reading

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#umwconsole Now with 2 Channels!

I spent most of the spring writing about UMW’s Living Room Console exhibit, a re-creation of a 1985 living room in a tucked away corner of the brand spanking new Information and Technology Convergence Center at UMW.  I spent the … Continue reading

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Computer Critters

One of the things I’ll miss most about UMW is the UMW Console, it looks like it may even become a more permanent attraction that will highlight random years across the decades. For example, we recently secured a Nintendo Virtual Boy for when … Continue reading

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SAVE THE #UMWCONSOLE

Zach Whalen pointed me to this Reddit thread a UMW student started about the UMW Console Living Room exhibit. It comes in the form of a plea to preserve the installation from SHUTDOWN!!! While there has been no direct threat of shutting us down … Continue reading

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