July Fourth (#JFDid)

Nine years ago on Wednesday, I received a phone call that changed my life. I was laid off two months after my eLearning startup folded in 2003, mostly because our clients went to SCORM LMSs and we couldn’t figure out how to adopt. On the Fourth of July, 2003, I got a call asking if […]

What’s Up to All of Us?

Several months ago, I participated in a unconference in Santa Clara, California, called Overlap. I did it on my time as an investment in my growth. I came away with a renewed sense of purpose and energy that has improved my professional life. It also sparked a change in my awareness of what I do, professionally, […]

Reflecting on 2011 – Making Awesome Happen

2011 is about to wrap-up, and when I look back on the fullness of life that happened in this small period of time (and especially looking back at my reflection of 2010), I wonder how much bigger things can get… because 2012 is already shaping up to be monumental and I wonder how I will […]

Learning Registry Plugfest 2

A few weeks ago, the second Learning Registry Plugfest took place at the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) headquarters in Boulder, Colorado. Over the course of two days the community gathered together, worked across organizations (and technologies) and surfaced some critically important questions and ideas the will drive the next wave of development for the […]