Clay Shirky: How the Internet will (one day) transform government | Video on TED.com

The open-source world has learned to deal with a flood of new, oftentimes divergent, ideas using hosting services like GitHub — so why can’t governments? In this rousing talk Clay Shirky shows how democracies can take a lesson from the Internet, to be not just transparent but also to draw on the knowledge of all … More Clay Shirky: How the Internet will (one day) transform government | Video on TED.com

Parenting Emotionally Intense Gifted Children

Parenting Emotionally Intense Gifted Children Article reblooged from:  Parenting Emotionally Intense Gifted Children. By Lesley Sword What is Emotional Intensity? Giftedness has an emotional as well as intellectual component. Intellectual complexity goes hand in hand with emotional depth. So gifted children not only think differently from other children they also feel differently.    Emotional intensity … More Parenting Emotionally Intense Gifted Children

Einstein, YouTube, and New Media Literacies in the Connected Age on Vimeo

Einstein, YouTube, and New Media Literacies in the Connected Age on Vimeo on Vimeo Einstein, YouTube, and New Media Literacies in the Connected Age by DML Research Hub Plus 1 year ago / Creative Commons License: by nc Angela Maiers helps schools and educators understand and implement new media literacy programs and practices. She is … More Einstein, YouTube, and New Media Literacies in the Connected Age on Vimeo

Alliance for Wild Ethics || Animism, Perception, and Earthly Craft of the Magician || Copyright © David Abram

An incredibly beautiful text. Alliance for Wild Ethics || Animism, Perception, and Earthly Craft of the Magician || Copyright © David Abram. From:  The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Taylor and Kaplan, ed., published by Continuum, 2005 Animism, Perception, and Earthly Craft of the Magician by David Abram, Ph.D. Although the term “animism” was originally … More Alliance for Wild Ethics || Animism, Perception, and Earthly Craft of the Magician || Copyright © David Abram

Unconscious Creativity, Conscious Creating | The Creative Mind

Reblogged from: Unconscious Creativity, Conscious Creating | The Creative Mind. Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious.” Jean Cocteau How much of creative inspiration and problem solving is from our unconscious, and how can we get more in touch with our vast inner landscape? This famous “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I” is … More Unconscious Creativity, Conscious Creating | The Creative Mind