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The MASIE Center - Learning Lab & ThinkTank - PodCasting for Learning Call I'm listening right now to this podcast. It's got a slow start, but there are some good ideasPodcasting for learning Podcast

The majority of senior executives and managers are stressed at work. Eighty percent of senior executives and managers are stressed at work, with a third saying they are highly stressed,Stress: Executives and managers feeling the pressure

I managed to get to David Snowden's talk this morning about, essentially, the nature of learning. What does science say about how we learn? Is that different from the wayCorporate Learning conference: Day 3

I wrote before about the problem I have with showing my daughters the Star Wars series (well, some of them). It's difficult to decide what order to show them whichStar Wars Conundrum: Sorted

Recently a North Carolina man named Tommy Jordan posted a video on Facebook in response to a letter his teenage daughter, Hannah, had written on Facebook. The video was intendedTommy Jordan: Parenting and Instant Fame in the Internet Age

United Press International - NewsTrack - Some telecommuters work in the nude For your sanity, I will stay silent on which category I am in...Working in the buff

Let's get this out of the way: if you stare too closely at the details of a Russell Davies' Doctor Who story, you might fall through a plot hole andReview: Doctor Who 2008

Video, Music, Podcasts, Audio, and Multimedia WordPress Plugins « Lorelle on WordPress This is a great annotated list of plug-ins for WordPress users trying to add video or audio of anyMultimedia Plugins for WordPress

The fall TV season is upon us. Are there any shows out there worthy of watching this year? Any guilty pleasures you've just gotta have? Anything that just drains theFlashing Forward to Fall TV

Three years ago today, at 11:48pm, I wrote these amazingly insightful words: Check it out… Friday, December 9th, 2005 Looks like I am officially blogging. I am too cool for words. (Ironic, isn’tThree years of yammering on...

Hometime - How-To - Project Help - Preventive Home Maintenance This is a great list. Excellent reminders. I am terrible at home maintenance so I actually need these kinds of reminders—otherwiseHow to keep your house from collapsing around you

Oh, great... another cause to spend our research money on. Duke Nukem Disease: Come Get Some! - Tuesday TubeWatch

The Podcast Challenge Michael Allen is a very smart guy, and a leader in the world of e-learning. He knows the world of training and has spent a lot of timeMichael Allen's Podcast Challenge

Learning 2006-2005 Information - Free PodCasts Video - CNN Pipeline I don't have a subscription to CNN Pipeline, but from what I'm seeing here it appears to be really interesting technologyCNN Pipeline: A learning perspective, & Blogs in learning

There's really nothing I can add to this, so without further ado... Star Wars on BanjoStar Wars Bluegrass

The Avengers (2012) with spoilers, and new things on the internet

You know, I was going to write a whole post about the specifics of stuff I loved about The Avengers. You’ve already seen my spoiler-free gushing (assuming you have done your homework properly). I thought about the stuff I would say – the coolness of Black Widow’s “terror” scene with the Hulk; the coolness of Banner and Hulk; the scenes that went on just a little too long, like the argument on the helicarrier; Coulson’s . . . → Read More: The Avengers (2012) with spoilers, and new things on the internet

Review: The Avengers (2012) (no spoilers)

Yesterday (well, technically today) I posted that The Avengers was one of three movies that I would see even if I had to sell my mother to the Russians, with no guilt.

Having seen it now, I completely stand by that claim. In fact, I’d consider selling her now just to see it again.

What Joss Whedon assembled here is phenomenal. Amazing. Incredible. I’m not sure I know enough superlatives to adequately capture how . . . → Read More: Review: The Avengers (2012) (no spoilers)

Review: Ultimate Avengers

I was really hoping this movie would be better than it was. Alas, it wasn’t.

After a promising beginning, dealing with the “death” of Captain America, and setting up some multi-decade intrigue, the movie’s plot devolved into nothing more than, “here’s a character, here’s his/her power, he/she isn’t a team player, now everybody get together and fight something.”

They did attempt a small bit of character development, especially with Captain America and Bruce Banner/Hulk, but . . . → Read More: Review: Ultimate Avengers