If I Had A Billion Dollars


I must admit that I was completely intrigued to figure out what a piece of software worth $1B looked like.  So, I downloaded the Waze application to my iPad to check it out. Simply put, Waze is a mapping, turn by turn travelling, crowd-sourced traffic reporting, geographic discovery utility.  By monitoring crowd reports, the drivingContinue reading “If I Had A Billion Dollars”

Mapping the Wind


Information comes in all shapes and forms.  This project from hint.fm is intriguing.  It’s also so appropriate since I went to bed last night, comfortable in the knowledge that spring had finally come and then awoke this morning to snow everywhere. Where does weather come from?  If you’re a watcher of the news, you knowContinue reading “Mapping the Wind”

What Does Twitter For PD Mean


  Twitter for PD?  What does this mean?  (Old radio listeners from Detroit will recognize Dick the Bruiser format) I referenced a couple of blog posts yesterday in my post about hurting yourself with social media.  There doesn’t pass a day when I see reference to using Twitter (or other social media for that matter) for professional development. TwitterContinue reading “What Does Twitter For PD Mean”