Monthly Archives: April 2012

Did Jesus Exist? | Notes & Review

Bart Ehrman. Did Jesus Exist? The Historical Argument for Jesus of Nazareth. HarperOne, 2012. (361 pages) [many thanks to Janelle for our copy!] Introduction When mythicists use the term [myth] they often seem to mean simply a story that has

Did Jesus Exist? | Notes & Review

Bart Ehrman. Did Jesus Exist? The Historical Argument for Jesus of Nazareth. HarperOne, 2012. (361 pages) [many thanks to Janelle for our copy!] Introduction When mythicists use the term [myth] they often seem to mean simply a story that has

Making Education Brain Science

There were several items in this article worth noting, and seriously considering. Making Education Brain Science April 13, 2012 By JENNY ANDERSON LAST month, two kindergarten classes at the Blue School were hard at work doing what many kindergartners do:

Making Education Brain Science

There were several items in this article worth noting, and seriously considering. Making Education Brain Science April 13, 2012 By JENNY ANDERSON LAST month, two kindergarten classes at the Blue School were hard at work doing what many kindergartners do:

TED | Jonathan Haidt on the Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives

Suppose that two American friends are traveling together in Italy. They go to see Michelangelo’s “David,” and when they finally come face to face with the statue, they both freeze dead in their tracks. The first guy — we’ll call

TED | Jonathan Haidt on the Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives

Suppose that two American friends are traveling together in Italy. They go to see Michelangelo’s “David,” and when they finally come face to face with the statue, they both freeze dead in their tracks. The first guy — we’ll call

Half The Sky | Review & Notes

Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn. Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity For Women Worldwide. Vintage Books, 2009. (296 pages) http://www.halftheskymovement.org, http://www.facebook.com/kristof, https://www.facebook.com/halftheskymovement, http://twitter.com/nickkristof, — Review — The book reads much like one long New York Times article (or several

Half The Sky | Review & Notes

Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn. Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity For Women Worldwide. Vintage Books, 2009. (296 pages) http://www.halftheskymovement.org, http://www.facebook.com/kristof, https://www.facebook.com/halftheskymovement, http://twitter.com/nickkristof, — Review — The book reads much like one long New York Times article (or several

The Hunger Games & The Gospel | Notes & Review

Julie Clawson. The Hunger Games and the Gospel:Bread, Circuses, and the Kingdom of God. Patheos Press, 2012. (149 pages; 3930 Kindle locations) One Hand Clapping – Julie Clawson’s website Introduction: Let the Games Begin Although not explicitly “Christian” books, the

The Hunger Games & The Gospel | Notes & Review

Julie Clawson. The Hunger Games and the Gospel:Bread, Circuses, and the Kingdom of God. Patheos Press, 2012. (149 pages; 3930 Kindle locations) One Hand Clapping – Julie Clawson’s website Introduction: Let the Games Begin Although not explicitly “Christian” books, the

TED | Marco Tempest: A Magical Tale (with Augmented Reality)

Marco Tempest: What I’d like to show you today is something in the way of an experiment. Today’s its debut. It’s a demonstration of augmented reality. And the visuals you’re about to see are not prerecorded. They are live and

TED | Marco Tempest: A Magical Tale (with Augmented Reality)

Marco Tempest: What I’d like to show you today is something in the way of an experiment. Today’s its debut. It’s a demonstration of augmented reality. And the visuals you’re about to see are not prerecorded. They are live and

TED | Marco Tempest: The Magic of Truth & Lies

So the type of magic I like, and I’m a magician, is a magic that uses technology to create illusions. So I would like to show you something I’ve been working on. It’s an application that I think will be

TED | Marco Tempest: The Magic of Truth & Lies

So the type of magic I like, and I’m a magician, is a magic that uses technology to create illusions. So I would like to show you something I’ve been working on. It’s an application that I think will be

TED | Sherry Turkle : Connected But Alone?

Just a moment ago, my daughter Rebecca texted me for good luck. Her text said, “Mom, you will rock.” I love this. Getting that text was like getting a hug. And so there you have it. I embody the central

TED | Sherry Turkle : Connected But Alone?

Just a moment ago, my daughter Rebecca texted me for good luck. Her text said, “Mom, you will rock.” I love this. Getting that text was like getting a hug. And so there you have it. I embody the central