Category Archives: personal

Mine/11

I was thinking about the anniversary of 9/11 last night with some classmates, and felt overcome with emotion about my memory of that day and the many difficult days after, watching loved ones of the victims hold up photos in … Continue reading

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Didn’t See That Coming – Ichiro Edition

Over the last several years, my fascination with social media, including most of my foray into blogging and tweeting, has been related to the sports world and the notion of fandom in that sense. A lot of the lessons I’ve … Continue reading

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Re-Markable Brussels

A transcript of my remarks at the McLuhan Centennial Conference in Brussels, based on my paper Total Involvement: Channeling Education through McLuhan: Good afternoon. I’m very pleased and honored to be here with you all to celebrate and pay respect … Continue reading

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Tumblr’s Mental Gymnastics

I’ve been doing most of my “posting” recently via a new Tumblr account I started as a short experiment to see what the fuss was all about. It came to my attention that there’s an ongoing debate about the superiority … Continue reading

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The Apple Never Falls Far…

On hearing the news of Steve Jobs’ death, I recalled my own experience with Apple going back to about 1980. A friend had an Apple computer in his room at about 9 or 10 years old and we played some … Continue reading

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Mine/11

The 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001 has finally descended and the weekend in America promises to be wall-to-wall with remembrances and such. Those who know me, have heard my story and know my personal connection to 9/11, but no … Continue reading

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