Let me repeat it again: They wanted democracy. They had democracy. We can all go to the voting booth on Nov 14. But they flushed democracy down the toilet and chose instead, a rebellion
Month: May 2010
“For my students to see themselves on the big screen and to get that sense of accomplishment that they really did something and other people are noticing them I think is really good for their confidence and future learning,” said Life Academy High School for Film and Music teacher Gideon Rafel-Frankel.
Student Filmmakers Make Debut At Tribeca – NY1
this is my homeboy gideon! hats off to you and your students!!
Don’t Get Caught in a Bad Hotel. A flashmob infiltrates the Westin St. Francis hotel in San Francisco and performs an adaptation of Lady Gaga’s song “Bad Romance.” The event was organized to draw attention to a boycott called by the workers of the hotel who are fighting to win a fair contract and affordable healthcare. (h/t @emjacobi)
In Kansas, there are grates on the ground to prevent livestock from walking across the road. In NYC, they are for women in high heels.
their story is both plausible and sobering. Plausible, because it brings so many aspects of the culture wars into sharper focus. Sobering, because the economic and cultural forces battering traditional family norms show no signs of abating – but the new, education-centered pathway to adulthood is often least accessible to those who need it most.
my birthday is this month and i need an awesome iPad doc… hint, hint… 😉
We have seen dozens of Apple’s print ads for the iPad in national newspapers and magazines, all of which have been variations on the same theme: An iPad sits comfortably on the lap of a user who is navigating the device with an index finger. In the ads featuring a male using the iPad, he is always shown reading the New York Times or Wall Street Journal, while the ads with female users always show her organizing picture albums or reading Nicholas Sparks’ The Last Song.
A new multimillion dollar, multidisciplinary research center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will focus on the study of social and cognitive networks. It’s being funded by over $35 million in grants from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory.