Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

The Role of Collective Intelligence in Learning

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This is an amazing video, a well articulated, very different view of learning.  Here are some snippets: Web is a hyper-personalized, hyper-individualized medium for learning content We still need schools, since they provide the community that inspires people to participate in learning together How can we get the students intelligence involved in learning? Inspiring good […]

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Programming for the Non Programmers

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If you recall, web was born as a way to help scientists share documents. Solving real problems, some times can start revolutions. One interesting revolution may be programming for the non-programmer. If you think of programming as just a way to solve interesting problems in a flexible way, then we need a different approach to […]

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The Aristocracy of Talent

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I was reading several posts from this blog. Some are very fascinating. But this made me smile: The aristocracy of talent was all that mattered here, and why on earth would you put up with the potential of someone less talented than you telling you what to do? It was a thought that used to […]

Startups and Entrepreneurship

Do You Want to be an Angel?

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I think this is a fascinating topic in its own right. It provides some motivation for some one who wants to be an Angel (pun intended). Here is the link to the study. I just reproduced the summary below: The historical picture of angel group investor outcomes offers lessons in the practice of angel investing. […]

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Python Links Jan 7, 2009

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Was wondering whether I should just put this in a page instead of blogging every day. Anyway, here are the links. lxml 2.1.5- lxml is a Pythonic, mature binding for the libxml2 and libxslt libraries. It provides safe and convenient access to these libraries using the ElementTree API Blender 3D: Blending Into Python/Optimize – A […]

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Habitudes?

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Habitudes – I never heard this term before so when Angela mentioned it in one of her tweets, I checked it out. Habitude is the combination of habits and attitudes.  For more check out  What is a Habitude? – Which Habitude Will You Work on Improving in 2009 – A Twitter Poll The poll result […]

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Python and Django Links Jan 6, 2009

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Selected Django Links from TopicMinder alerts: django-reversion 1.1-An extension to the Django web framework that provides comprehensive version control facilities django-announcements 0.1.0 – Announcements for your Django powered website. django-timezones 0.1.0pre – A Django reusable app to deal with timezone localization for users django-notification 0.1.0 – Many sites need to notify users when certain events […]

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Top 10 Posts

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Once a year, I  pause and look at what people are reading from my blogs. WordPress is great. It provides you these stats.  This list tells me a lot about readership but also tells me that people who read blogs also want to know about the blogger. I don’t keep the About page updated,  but […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

How Can I Help?

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The inspiration for a social network came from Reddit (some what indirectly). Here is the sequence of events that lead me to create it. A month ago, a friend (Mei Lin Fung) requested me to create a social network on “I want to help Program For the Future”. I thought it was a cool idea. […]