Posts made in October, 2011

No wonder they invented add & adhd

Some kids were born to challenge everything, so they must have something wrong with them. Hahahaha. Some kids are NOT going to let anything kill their creativity, no school, no adult, no social pressure, NOTHING! This Ted Video is brilliant & explains why some of the kids today, act the way they do:) Since there can’t be anything wrong with the system,¬†they invented ADD & ADHD…

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

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Pattie Maes and Pranav Mistry demo SixthSense

Man I love Ted Talks. I strongly encourage everyone I know to throw away their TV and start filling their spare time with stuff like this!

This demo — from Pattie Maes’ lab at MIT, spearheaded by Pranav Mistry — was the buzz of TED. It’s a wearable device with a projector that paves the way for profound interaction with our environment. Imagine “Minority Report” and then some.

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Getting the world to work on one problem – teachnology

Getting the world to work on one problem – teachnology

This is just awesome. How to get everyone working on one problem. Firstly he explains those annoying CAPTCHA & reCAPTCHA images we have all had to fill in. Now that I know what is going on, I will fill them in with a new found joy. And then he goes on to explain how he is going to translate the internet, the WHOLE internet. Well, not him personally, silly! He has a great team (clearly) & they have built a very clever system, founded on very solid fair trade principles. This is truly a case of ‘teachnology’ combined with great human spirit. Louis van Ahn and his team have my respect. Love it!

You can read more about Louis van Ahn here.

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Websites for the Independent Creative Professional

All free-lance creative professionals need to showcase their work but who wants to carry a portfolio? In this wireless, digital age, a website is the perfect solution BUT not just any website. You need something that is accessible on any platform, something that will grow with you & most importantly, you need something that you can manage yourself. Well, I have the affordable solution for you.

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The concept of energy exchange in the new paradigm

The concept of energy exchange in the new paradigm

Everyone has ideas about the future & there’s no shortage of discussion or opinions right now, on the topic of energy exchange. Thanks to recent developments in my life, I wanted to add my squeak to the¬†cacophony:) Here’s what I think of where we are coming from and where we are going with energy exchange…

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