You Say You Want A Revolution?

... well you know, we all wanna save the world.Thoughts from ECOO 2011: You say you want a digital revolution in education?  Is your perfect classroom a one screen per child?  Do you rage against the bureaucracy and hate that this isn't happening fast enough?There is a lot of excitement and optimism…

Technology As Distraction

Tech In Ed link We have more computer access now than we've ever had before, both in and out of school.  We have more internet access now than ever before, both in and out of school.  This is all simple fact... The full non-twitterized quote was, "Great, I couldn't find…

80/20 split

2003: Faster, a good introductionto MotoGPFaster (2003)  is a fast paced documentary with fantastic inside access to MotoGP.  With long-form interviews with all the major names in the sport in the early 2000s, it offers you an accessible look at the sport.I've been a Formula One fan since the early…

Two Wheel’s Mega-Edifice

Two Wheel always had a Bartertown/Beyond the Thunderdome/post-apocalyptic kind of feel to it, but it's all gone now!My son Max and I went for one of those perfect rides today.  We headed down to Guelph in sunny, room temperature air with no wind.  It was glorious.After a few stops and…

Around The Bay: Part 2, an Informed ride

Putting on the miles and building muscle memory.A couple of recent articles informed my circumnavigation of Georgian Bay.Bike magazine's resident lawyer had a great piece on the dangers of the over educated novice rider.  He made the poignant observation that people who haven't had a lot of seat time but have over-thought riding…

Collectables

Costello's BMW is a thing of beauty.Digging out an old BMW from the woods the other day was an emotional roller coaster.  What we ended up finding wasn't what we thought it was though.  Jeff's original plan was to find an old air head BMW and convert it into a…

Rideback

I've been a Japanese animation fan since way back.  I've been casting around for motorcycle related animation and discovered Rideback.  If you're a fan of science fiction based motorcycles and ingenues (in this case think Buffy the Vampire Slayer mixed with Black Swan and Pacific Rim), this will definitely do…
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