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I keep returning to the sunflowers – there’s something captivating about them: the depth of colour, the detail, the symmetry of each petal (or perhaps the lack of symmetry). 64 more words

Olympus OM-D E-M5 MkII

A Call to Help Students Find Purpose

The simplified story is that one of my students cried after I made her pick up garbage for a day. The real story goes more like this: 910 more words


Weekly Neuroscience Update

A new study sheds light on how the brain helps us to learn and make decisions in the real world.

Scientists have shown for the first time that… 193 more words

Weekly Round-Up

How to Learn and Master Any Skill Twice as Fast, According to Science

According to new research, practice doesn’t make actually make perfect.

Whether you’re trying to be pro at Photoshop, or step up your tennis game, or master a dueling banjo song, you’re probably dutifully following the age-old advice that practice makes perfect. 879 more words


How Do We Cope With Change?

It recently occurred to me that the Y2K concerns disappeared 17 years ago.  Some of the companies we deal with have systems that are far enough behind that it is just beginning to be an issue for them. 575 more words

Don Shaughnessy

Yes, Virginia, the  School System is Flawed

I could be way off but I really believe it takes more than one person to make or break something. I am seeing all this speaking out against Betsy Devos. 435 more words


Lying On The Table

Post #371

Almost eleven years ago, I retired myself from active employment.  It’s a decision I’ve never regretted making.  Yes, I enjoyed my work, but mostly I enjoyed the people with whom I worked.   414 more words