Month: October 2017

Visualizing Connections in the Sea of Information

Between podcasts, newspapers, blogs, journals, books, and video, I have access to far more media than I could possibly consume. Rather than having to search for information, I swim through a vast sea of it. The labor comes in deciding what I want to think about right now and then charting a path through good information. These […]

The Criticality of Open Platforms

Below is a somewhat summary of the talk I gave in conjunction with Amy Collier, Daniel Lynds, and Jim Luke at OpenEd17. The tl;dr is that I’m convinced that need to start publishing analyses of the open platforms we adopt in order to bring transparency to a number of metrics to include not just data… Continue reading

Croom: The Font

Yes, that’s right. I’ve now developed a typeface based on my handwriting. If you are looking for a very hastily written, chicken scratch type of font, may I suggest this option. I got this idea right before #Domains17. The great Bryan Mathers developed the poster and I had asked him for a high resolution copy… Continue reading

Twine Game Data to Google Sheets via Javascript

Using Twine, a free, open-source, text-based game software, you can build choose your own adventure games that explore the untaken paths in literature, promote empathy through simulated experiences, and provide role-playing adventures in historical scenarios. Twine games are often used in the classroom, because you can quickly build an educational experience about whatever subject you choose. They are also […]