Entries by Doris Reeves-Lipscomb

The Power of Lectures and Learning Designs

Lisa and I were born curious and remain curious.  The internet helps satisfy our inquisitiveness through RSS feeds to blogs; podcasts; videos on TED Talks, YouTube, and Vimeo; MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and group discussions and research projects with colleagues online.  And as learning concierges at the Studio, we are doing work not even […]

Curiosity, creativity, & the internet

Lisa’s post last week on Meaningful work for you and the world compelled me to hit the pause button. She touched me with her descriptions of Pope Francis’s passion for people, and organic farmers’ passion for healthy food and sustainable agriculture. She also made me think about how we find and act on our passion, […]

The New Making It with the Bicycle for Our Minds

It’s that time of year again. It is officially Fall for us in North America. But it’s still 90 degrees and green in Florida where I live. No trees cloaked in flamboyant colors or cooler temperatures for us but college football schedules guide the behaviors of many among us once again. My lead-in refers to […]

Part 1: Algorithms & Big Data’s Impact on Our Privacy

Data crunching has grown so sophisticated and powerful, privacy researchers now warn that tracing identities from a pool of supposedly “anonymized” data is not just a possibility, it’s a certainty. —Nidhi Subbaraman, NBC News Recently, I ran across the phrase “the tyranny of algorithms.”  It sounded important and something I should know more about in […]

BYOD (+SD) to Freelance When and Where You Want

Educated self-starters with digital skills and tools can freelance, earn income, and network to learn to stay ahead of the crowd. My husband had an outpatient surgical procedure recently. He received excellent care, everything went the way it was supposed to, and he was discharged within the estimated time. What interested me (beyond his quick […]