Isaac Mao Isaac Mao Isaac Mao (simplified Chinese: 毛向辉; traditional Chinese: 毛向輝; pinyin: Máo Xiànghuī) is a Chinese venture capitalist, software architect, and social media researcher. He is also known for co-founding CNBlogs.org, doing research in social learning and for developing the philosophy of Sharism. He is the director of the Social Brain Foundation, a vice president of the United Capital Investment Group (2004-2008) and a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society. Life and work Mao is a venture capitalist, blogger, software architect, entrepreneur and researcher in learning and social technology. Blogging and blog advocacy Mao is a co-founder of CNBlogs.org and a co-organizer of the Chinese Blogger Conference (2005 in Shanghai, 2006 in Hangzhou). He started a movement in 2005 to adopt Chinese bloggers on overseas servers. References External links
100 herramientas para invertir tu clase (para empezar) Hemos actualizado el mapa de recursos para la flipped Classroom que ya presentamos en una entrada hace varias semanas. Si conocéis alguna herramienta interesante para cualquiera de los apartados contemplados, os agradeceremos que nos las indiquéis en el apartado de comentarios. Muchas gracias. Artículos relacionados <img src=" srcset=" 1x, 2x" width="500" height="383" alt="¿Cómo mejorar la evaluación de mis estudiantes?"
iPhone and Android Apps for the Car-free Life Are you ready to trade in the car for a smartphone? To lose the constant stress and expense of owning a car and trade up to a happier, healthier and more connected life? You’re going to need a bike, a transit card and some useful mobile apps to simplify the transition. Bicycling MotionX-GPS (iOS) - While the built-in Google Maps app for iOS and Android is a great navigation tool, the health-conscious cyclist will outgrow it quickly. MyTracks (Android) - Similar to MotionX-GPS, MyTracks records GPS tracks and monitors real-time statistics on the time, speed, distance, and elevation of your trip, and allows users to share that information online. BikeRoute (Android) - Like a GPS unit for cyclists, BikeRoute plans travel routes and provides turn-by-turn directions while on the road. Trails (iOS) - By downloading geographic information from Google Earth, Trails provides both road and topographic maps, ideal when navigating hilly terrain. Public Transit While On The Road Other Forms of Transit
5 hacks para aprender um novo idioma melhor e mais rápido - Galileu | Life Hacks Você certamente já ouviu que aprender um novo idioma, principalmente depois de adulto, é mais difícil. Isso porque a plasticidade do nosso cérebro já não é mais a mesma. De acordo comRobert Bley-Vroman, em seu livro Linguistic Perspectives on Second Language Acquisition, encaramos o aprendizado como uma forma de resolver problemas, diferentemente de crianças quando aprendem a se comunicar. Mas isso não significa que tudo está perdido. E, falando em motivação, separamos hacks que podem potencializar seu aprendizado. 1. A ideia é revisar as coisas que você aprendeu em intervalos determinados. O diagrama abaixo mostra como a repetição pode ajudar a reverter a curva de esquecimento natural: Um app que te ajuda na questão da repetição espaçada é o Duolingo. 2. Quando você dorme, o cérebro transfere parte de suas memórias de curto prazo para um "arquivo", onde são armazenadas suas lembranças. 3. Muitas escolas de idiomas ensinam lições de gramática e interpretação de texto. 4. 5.
Holacratie - Pilotage Dynamique La Sophocratie (du grec Sophos - sage/sagesse et Kratos - pouvoir) signifie littéralement « le pouvoir de la sagesse » et s’inspire de méthodes de gouvernance qui l’ont précédé – comme la sociocratie ou l’holacratie – mais en y ajoutant un élément majeur : une méthodologie de transcendance des egos qui permet d’assurer la pérennité de ses résultats dans le temps. Quand elle est correctement facilitée, la gouvernance sophocratique permet de faire émerger l’essence, la capacité d’innovation et le potentiel collectif de l’organisation… en la libérant des egos et donc des peurs et des ambitions individuelles qui nuisent à l’organisation. C’est une pratique pour les organisations en recherche de davantage d’efficacité et d’agilité dans leur organisation, leur processus de décision et leurs réunions. L’évolution des systèmes de gouvernance au fil du temps L’organisation idéale est une organisation qui rend l’être humain heureux. Qu’est-ce que la Sophocratie ? La méditation Les cercles Nos offres
Beyond Medals and Memes: The Olympics As Test Bed For Urban Innovation The world’s future is in cities--more and bigger. At the end of 2011, for the first time ever, the majority of Chinese lived in cities, a milestone in the most massive, and still ongoing, rural-to-urban migration in history. That pattern has repeated around the world: just spend a few minutes playing with NASA’s addictive Landsat web app, which allows users to slide through “before” and “after” satellite images of cities from Las Vegas to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, to see this great urbanization come alive. How will we make these growing cities work for their residents? For answers, look to one of the best laboratories we have for testing new ideas about urban design, sustainability and infrastructure--the Olympic Games. Watching the elaborate opening ceremony at London’s Olympic Stadium, I was struck by how a few short years ago, the entire area where the Stadium and most other venues are located was undeveloped. Efficient, Sustainable Power LEDs Light the Way
iPhone App Makes Swapping Your Stuff Super Simple Screengrabs via Swap.com's iTunes page Tired of seeing a DVD you never watch lay around, or do you have some clothes in the back of your closet that you just never wear? Maybe you have some books you know you won't read again, or a power tool that is languishing in the garage. Rather than throwing them away, or donating them only to make room so that you can buy more stuff, the greenest thing to do would be to trade these items for things you want and need. You can use your phone to scan bar codes on items to add them to your "have" or "want" lists, log in to PayPal to deal with any shipping fees you might ask for or be asked to cover during a swap, check out the database to see what you can swap for your items and more. I downloaded the app and it immediately asks you to start scanning barcodes for things you want or have. Anyway, sifting through the rest of the app, it seems like a seriously easy, and awesome way to swap goods.
A Simple Idea to Transform The Life of Our Cities I am perplexed by the almost complete lack of pedestrian districts in North America. Why is it that car-free streets—designed for pleasurable strolling, shopping and hanging out—which have become as common as stoplights or McDonalds in European city centers, are almost non-existent here? I’ve only seen a few—a couple of blocks in downtown Boston, Rue Prince Arthur in Montreal, Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica and short stretches of downtown streets in college towns like Boulder, Ithaca, Iowa City, Charlottesville and Burlington, Vermont. Look what we’re missing. Our one widespread experiment in reclaiming the streets—the downtown transit malls of the ‘60s and ‘70s—failed in most cases. Another factor in transit malls’ rapid rise and fall is that they were not actually pedestrian places—big buses rumbling up and down the avenue quashed the carefree, car-free ambience that fosters exuberant streetlife. And it was. Don’t underestimate what can arise from these small beginnings.
Why the Art of Conversation Is Key to Sharing When Jason Simon graduated college, he had little tolerance for others’ beliefs. In hindsight, he pointedly observes, “I was inexperienced and lacked confidence. I thought I knew what truth was – what was in the best interest of humanity – and was resistant to other points of view.” Simon wasn’t aware of his close-mindedness or the effect it had on people until a close buddy told him, “Even your friends are intimidated. They’re afraid to be honest with you, afraid you’ll judge them.” To his credit, Simon did something about it. Jason Simon of Caffeinated Conversations. And today, at 30, he’s made a career out of it. Simon is right: conversation is everything. Conversation is the basic unit of human sharing. Conversation is the engine that drives relationships. Two women enjoying a bit of sun, conversation, and coffee at Madame Rourkes Coffee Shop. Conversations tell us who we are. At its best, conversation is a non-zero-sum game. Two boys talking.