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Weekly Reading: Video From Antarctica and KFC Food Trays (Yup)

Last December, I received a GoPro for my birthday. My sister immediately borrowed it for roller derby (yup). When I got it back, I downloaded the footage to clear up storage space. There was some interesting footage of fellow blockers and jammers skating up to marvel at the thing on my sister’s helmet. And a great […]

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Why Campus Infrastructure Standards Are So Important

This is part two in a four-part series chronicling my thoughts on campus technology standards. You missed part one? It’s right over here. And here’s a excerpt from part one, to help set the scene: “Most colleges and universities have some assemblage of ‘classroom standards.’ Many of them are poorly thought out, incomplete, and not […]

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Weekly Reading: Why Do Colleges Even Exist Anymore?

I have two high school juniors (remember, they’re getting ready for their prom?). I fully intend to send them to college next year. Not to online college (no offense — e-learning definitely has its pluses), but to the physical places where classroom technology is awesome, learning spaces more collaborative and video integration is designed to […]

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Classroom Standards: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

This blog series started life as a webinar. Mark Valenti of the Sextant Group and I collaborated on an InfoComm webinar about AV and IT in higher education. It was extremely successful, with nearly 400 attending. Fortunately, no one told me there were that many people tuned in until after I was done! Ostensibly the webinar […]

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Weekly Reading: Vinyl, VR and Self-Driving Cars

Last weekend, I took my sons to get outfitted for their first high school prom. The salesman was full of great quotes. On the merits of a short-size suit: “I’m already short. I don’t want to look shorter. If you’re short and wear a short suit, you look like a Lego man.” (No clear explanation […]

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