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KWestions for Andrew Warner of Mixergy – Does Funding kill Innovation?

The good old KWestions format is back with a reboot. I have been thinking for a while what would be the difference between my EDUKWEST interviews and KWestions. I finally decided to do exactly what the name of the show says and ask my questions.

This will result in a more open format where I’m going to ask KWestions to people of various backgrounds about things that simply interest me and I would like to learn more about. I hope you will enjoy this relaunch.

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Old Spice meets Education: Ask Sir Ken Robinson on Twitter #askSKR

One of the best viral marketing campaigns of this year, if not of the decade, was the Old Spice man answering your Twitter questions via a YouTube video. As always when something is so vastly successful a ton of others try to copy this meme and most likely fail because it is simply not as good as the original.

But what if you take the idea and spice it up with some TED talk nobility? Apparently you get something awesome.

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R:ED October 24th to November 6th

  1. What does the $15,000 Anybot tell us about the future of telecommuting?
  2. Connect Any Wi-Fi Device to Any Other Wi-Fi Device with Wi-Fi Direct
  3. The Stampede: Razorfish Reveals Latin America’s Untapped Digital Consumer
  4. Inkling Debuts Interactive iPad Textbook Experience With Photography App
  5. How A Mixergy Listener Got Sal Khan His DotCom!
  6. RediLearning Closes $1.75 Million For Systems To Train Senior Care Workers
  7. Survey Says: Men More Likely Than Women To Use Skype Or Mobile VoIP Apps

Will you be a Digital Nomad?

My good friend and mentor Andrew Warner of Mixergy asked me this question yesterday after his interview with Colin Wright who is, of course, a Digital Nomad.

This is a very interesting question indeed and I think this kind of lifestyle will become increasingly interesting especially for educators. So, here is my take on it.

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The Edublog Awards 2009 – My Nominees

The Edublog Awards are in their sixth year already. And 2009 is my first time to set up a nomination list. Exciting!

And my nominees for the 2009 Edublog Awards are:

Best individual blog: Mixergy.com
Best individual tweeter: Seth Godin
Best new blog: JonBischke.com
Best resource sharing blog: Jane’s E-Learning Pick of the Day
Most influential blog post: A Manifesto for EduChange
Most influential tweet / series of tweets / tweet based discussion: #Edchat
Best teacher blog: LearnOverIP.com
Best educational use of video / visual: eduFire Videos
Best educational use of a social networking service: Classroom 2.0
Best educational use of a virtual world: LanguageLab.com

I would like to thank everyone on my nominee’s list for inspiring me through the year.