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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

SuperHappyDevHouse 42: San Jose Tech Museum

Here in Silicon Valley we have the Super Happy Dev House where developers gather for a hacking session.

This February they met at the Tech Museum - and were inspired by the "Mother of all Demos" featuring Doug Engelbart in 1968

MIT OpenCourseWare: I'm invested

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present

Thanks to David Allen's newsletter (he's the Getting it Done author) - he asked today

"Is it time to get disorganized?"

to avoid stagnant thinking and ends with this great quote from the I Ching which I feel impelled to share

"Just as the tumultuous chaos of a thunderstorm brings a nurturing rain that allows life to flourish, so too in human affairs times of advancement are preceded by times of disorder. Success comes to those who can weather the storm."

-I Ching

MIT OpenCourseWare: I'm invested

Design Thinking in the schools - Kim Saxe

Getting excited about Education - YES !

MIT OpenCourseWare: I'm invested

What Makes Facebook Fan Pages Successful? - eMarketer

Local Businesses come up tops in Facebook Fan pages - Location Location Location strikes again

Another interesting Facebook Friendships visualization is at http://jonchui.wordpress.com/2010/12/15/the-facebook-world-map-with-countries-overlaid/

This is a mashup from FB Intern Paul Butler's original post in FB Engineering done by Canadian Jon Chu

What Makes Facebook Fan Pages Successful? - eMarketer

MIT OpenCourseWare: I'm invested