Spinning the Social Web

I work as managing director of The eLearning Guild Academy. This is my personal blog. I write about all things L&D and social.

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Posts by Spinning the Social Web

What’s sold to us as normal

It’s been one year since 1/4 of eligible US voters decided the worst of men should be President of the US. Sarah Kendzior, an expert […]

Be kind.

I don’t feel like making a Venn diagram so you’ll have to imagine two circles that intersect. One circle says Trump. The other circle says […]

I am world’s worst aspiring minimalist (except for hoarders)

During the time period I was all hopped up on becoming a minimalist (pretty much the past two years) I placed 119 orders on Amazon. […]

Can this blog be revived?

I started this blog in February of 2007. It has basically been inactive for the past few years because my work-related writing is (and is required […]

The first tweets of some of the most followed people who tweet about workplace learning

Yesterday marked ten years of Twitter. In 2006 Jack Dorsey, an undergrad at NYU, published the first message. It was twttr then: Last week, Jane […]

Machine Learning

I was recently asked a question by a colleague about machine learning and I couldn’t answer it. So of course, I went looking…first, the definition: […]

Standing desk status update

This standing up while working shit rocks. Seriously. You must try it. I wrote about the sit-to-stand desk I bought in December. I read that […]

Some worthwhile reading

What a relief. “The ‘digital native’ is a ridiculous metaphor.” I feel vindicated! In four provocations, anthropologist Donna Lanclos argues that the notion of the “digital native” […]

If you let the robot drive, it may take the most rational route. What fun is that?

I met my husband in the early 80s. He had a 1970-something Chevy Nova SS. I’m not that great with car model years. It was […]

Some great stuff that wonderfully distracted me this week

Ought and Is by Stephen Downes. A nice reminder to be sensitive of inferences involving is and ought. “If wishes were horses,” goes the old saying, […]

What will L&D need the most help with to be successful over the next 10 years?

I recently had to answer a question for a presentation: “What will L&D need the most help with to be successful over the next 10 […]

Opinion: L&D is in deep doo doo.

Serious trouble. Difficulty. Deep doo doo. Why do I think this? Here’s just a sampling. This: The next shooting is happening soon. This online course isn’t […]

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