Being identified as a Gen X, I find myself with each passing year being more proactive with my health and scheduling visits with doctors. I recently called my family physician to schedule an appointment for annual blood work. I put the call in, scheduled the in-office appointment and within a week of the appointment, I received an email from the hospital that owns this … [Read more...] about Web MD……Literally
Given my brief studies in engineering (I burned all my electives on Thermodynamics, Calc III and the like in order to graduate on time), I love to try to figure out how things work. Sometimes the magic eludes me and sometimes the promise eludes the execution. In the latter case, I’ve used the Be Our Guest experience at the Magic Kingdom as an example of “magic” in action. … [Read more...] about Bringing The Magic to Life [Only Works] One Person at a Time
Hello! I thought I'd take a crack at writing on a personal experience where I've been let down by a piece of mobile technology (this is going to be a bit rambly as I'm not sure how personal this personal experience is supposed to sound). This took a while for me to think of, since I'm the type to just not use an app or technology if it doesn't work for me (my ancestors … [Read more...] about Waze/Google Maps vs. My Poor Sense of Direction
As we approach our first meeting together, I wanted to set the tone for what's to come. My personal ethos is that success comes from our ability to adapt information to our needs more than our ability to adapt our approach to new information. This can lead to some really unexpected analogies and metaphors, drawn from the unlikeliest of inspirations. There is a fine line … [Read more...] about Here We Go!
Great having the chance to meet you all tonight. Really looking forward to learning more about the diversity of experiences in this cohort and thinking on how we can blend them to improve our ability to imagine how and why people seek out information! For those so inclined, the slides for this evening have been posted to the shared calendar. Following each Learnathon, … [Read more...] about And We’re Off!