can’t stand unicorns. this’ll have to do…
there’s a long, boring story behind this. not sure if/how to tell it. for now, just the frownie face…
Last night, I nuked my blog. At first, I was just doing it to make a point, but I quickly reached a point where I was almost convinced I was going to leave it nuked. I was going to toss the albatross overboard, and start … Continue readingon nuking my blog
The lawn between the C-Train station and Biological Sciences Building, freshly washed by a brief rainfall. I was struck by the sheer greenness of this.
On thinking about edupunk, it strikes me that I’ve been drawn to a group of people that have embodied it for years. People that are open. That prefer to DIY. People who share, remix, mashup, and generally operate in the spirit of what is now … Continue readingmy edupunk heroes
Instead of talking about edupunk, or philosophizing about what defines punk culture, Alec just went ahead and lived it. His EC&I 831 course was serious hardcore edupunk, before the term was coined. He ran a grad course, completely in the open. He invited a whole … Continue readingalec couros is hardcore edupunk
A duck swims in a pond near the University of Calgary campus.
Jim’s been talking about edupunk a fair bit lately (starting with the killer post The Glass Bees, then Permapunk and finally tying in the awesome Murder, Madness, Mayhem wikipedia project), and Jen wrote up a piece that dovetails nicely into the concept. There’s something about … Continue readingon edupunk
Another bonus photo! It’s been a fun day, photographically. This is the MacKimmie Library Tower, on the University of Calgary campus. It’s going to become part of the Taylor Family Digital Library complex, and is scheduled to get a makeover, including new cladding. Not sure … Continue readingfortress of knowledge
Spring has hit in full force. The clouds that have hung over Calgary for weeks are gone, replaced by the famous neon blue. Trees all over the UCalgary campus are in blossom mode, and it smells fantastic.