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The Voice of the People

July 11, 2010

A couple of years ago I and a number of amazing people put on a conference in Colorado called the Thin Air Summit.  At the time what we now call social media or online journalism or citizen journalism was still using the moniker “New Media”.  At this conference we talked about what this new media […]

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A Little Bit of Mind Share

October 13, 2009

Today I happened upon a few things relating to the mind, and how it analyzes data. The first is a TED talk by Beau Lotto on Optical Illusions and how they show what we see: It was fascinating to see how our eyes, or rather our mind, reinterprets color based on the context in which […]

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The Daily Blog – Me Today

October 9, 2009

Once again it is quite late to be going to bed, and I am writing up my post for the day.  A couple of years ago I did a month of “Me Today” videos.  Each day I would record something on video and post it up to Viddler.   With the me todays the idea was […]

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The News will Find Me – But what will I hear?

October 8, 2009

One of the comments that I keep hearing about news these days is that if the news is important I’ll find out about it.  More and more people are choosing their community as a filter for information.  In Leo Laporte’s talk on New Media he said “If it is important I’ll find out about it […]

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The Power of Limitation

October 4, 2009

I’m just back from two days of Yom Tov (Jewish holiday).  During Yom Tov and Shabbat I am offline. Yom Tovs show up around three times a year, but Shabbat shows up every week.  There are a whole host of things I don’t do on Shabbat with regard to using electricity, adjusting fires, driving, traveling […]

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The Father of the Rothschilds

January 25, 2009

This week we read a story about Maier Amschel Rothschild – the founder of the Rothschild banking dynasty. This story is taken from volume 4 of The Storyteller by Nissan Mindel

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Goldie’s Stories – A Little Light Dispells a World of Darkness

January 4, 2009

This week we read the story that is in the epilogue of the book Truths Revealed: Modern Stories of Miracles & Faith which is written by a friend of mine. It is a story about darkness and light. This story is from the epilogue of the book Truths revealed: Modern day stories of faith & […]

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Goldie’s Stories – Episode 23

December 28, 2008

In today’s story we complete the stories from Legends of Judah the Macabee with the story of the Miracle of Chanukah. If you haven’t caught the whole series here are the links to the series in order. The Rise of Antiochus EpiphanesThe HellenizersAntiochus Takes ActionThe Death of Eleazar the PriestHannah and Her 7 SonsRebellion in […]

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Goldie’s Stories – Episode 22

December 27, 2008

Today’s story is a continuation of the book, Legends of Judah the Macabee, Today we read chapter 8 – Judah the Macabee goes to war. This story comes from Legends of Judah The Maccabeeby S. Skulsky

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Goldie’s Stories – Episode 21

December 26, 2008

Today we continue the daily story from an adaptation of Aggadot Yehuda Ha Makkabi. Today’s story is about the passing of Matisyahu. This story comes from Legends of Judah The Maccabeeby S. Skulsky

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