posts tagged: change

An immigrants voice

A few words on immigration reform I posted to my Facebook profile¬†today. With all this talk of immigration reform, can I offer a thought from personal experience have twice immigrated (Australia to UK and now US) … while moving anywhere is stressful, moving states/regions logistically challenging … moving internationally is hard, often lonely and even when you speak the same language, culturally immigrants we are and will always be different. From learning the language, to driving on the other side of the road, to where things are to understanding new norms, practices and laws. If you know someone who has immigrated, instead of talking “around them” about immigration reform, consider … Keep Reading…

She

She She sits She writes She wonders why She looks inside She tries not to hide She faces fears She often hears She dwells in the moments She thinks not of years She faces change She looks to him She finds in people She sees them brim She doesn’t judge She only hopes She finds emergence She learns to cope She dwells not in fear She is of thanks She grins ear to ear She places words She scrolls the page She knows that soon She will come of age She wonders how She has come to be She looks around She loves to see She answers questions She figures … Keep Reading…

Documentary: Networked Society: On the Brink

This video requires very little introduction. It is an excellent documentary that provides a snapshot insight into how social web technologies, the Internet and smart technologies are changing the way we work, the way we learn and the way we live. A fascinating account of why digital media and its role and effects on our ways of seeing and experiencing the world is so important. Keep Reading…

Sir Ken Robinson: Changing education

This is an excellent animated video of a talk by Sir Ken Robinson, education and creativity expert on Changing Education. Keep Reading…

Costas Andriopoulos: Developing products in volatile markets

This blog post is a narrative of key points made by Professor Costas Andriopoulos during his talk at the Cardiff University Innovation Network seminar on 25th January 2012. Keep Reading…