Category Archives: Connective Knowledge

Life Changing

Well, it is close to 11 weeks since I started attending a CrossFit session. Today I attended my first open session, and once again, had great support by those who have been doing CrossFit for years.  My thighs were still … Continue reading

Posted in A Year of Change, Connective Knowledge | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Connectivity & Connective Knowledge posts

For those looking for social media commentary, it has moved to the blog:  pingadohtor @ work

Posted in Connective Knowledge | Leave a comment

Facebook status update: bar or billboard

Consider your Facebook status update. For many of us, it is just a note to friends, saying “heh, this is on my mind today”. It’s similair to walking into Cheers, plunking on a stool and having Sam know by a … Continue reading

Posted in Connective Knowledge | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Is there a value in social networking in a corporate space?

The items in italics which follow were a corporate questionnaire. It was fun to answer. Let me know what you think of my answers. Do you tweet? Yes. I use TwitterBerry on my personal BlackBerry. For the uninitiated, Sametime broadcasts … Continue reading

Posted in Connective Knowledge | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

It is enough

We live in a society driven by consumption. Flyers fill our mailboxes. Advertisements for the latest electronic gadget fill our airwaves. The latest recipes and tools for entertainment call us to have bigger or better parties. We look for more … Continue reading

Posted in Connective Knowledge, Mystery | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Reflections: Connectivism: Learning Theory or Pastime of the Self-amused?

As I read the paper on Connectivism, I found myself circling phrases, time & time again. As indicated, the world has shifted significantly, when “ GNP of virtual games (is) exceeding the GNP of many countries”. “Instead of approaching learning … Continue reading

Posted in Connective Knowledge | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Reading: Little Boxes, Glocalization and Networked Individualism

I love that song from the 1960’s, Little Boxes, having belted it out at 2am with a bunch of friends and a lot of wine. It takes an easy kick at a particular class of society, suggesting that through family, … Continue reading

Posted in Connective Knowledge | Tagged | Leave a comment