Local Digital Slactivism: Call to Action?

So, we found out my daughter’s grade school is closing at the end of this year, throwing more than a hundred families lives into turmoil. Although the timing was unexpected, it was certainly not a surprise.  The parish community rallied for an opportunity to have one more year to reverse the situation.  As it stands,…

Replacing ‘iterate’ with ‘pivot’

In my capstone paper for graduation from UPenn, I advocated the following 4-stage implementation for internal collaborative software inside an organization: Assess Plan Implement Iterate I’ve simultaneously been thinking about the characteristics of what makes successful entrepreneurs so dynamic, and it seems to be a combination of everyone doing everything, strong vision, a constant need…

How will technology change our culture?

Said in 1936 (!), via BoingBoing: The present generation should not be surprised at the conclusion of a technological revolution that has as its seed [sic] of a cultural revolution. Such may indeed be true in this instance. The cultural revival of the monopoly of the metropolis and the democratization and deprofessionalization of scholarship are…