As a follow up to the The #gc2012 Twitter Word Cloud Project, I completed a similar project for the Kansas West Annual Conference. I collected Twitter updates from May 22 to 27 that were tagged with #kwc12, #ksw12 and #kswumc. Then I used Wordle to create a word cloud with the text of all the updates for […]
Do You Info Snack?
I sure do. I recently heard this phrase and found it to pretty accurately describe my habit of using my iPhone to check news, play a game or read email while having down time of even a minute or two. Do you info snack?
Blue Like Jazz The Movie
I haven’t read the book, but I may go see the movie. How about you? http://www.bluelikejazzthemovie.com
Screen Time for Children
With a son who is 12 days aways from being 6 months old, I read with interest this article from Mashable, Children’s Consumption of Digital Media On The Rise [STATS]. This connected me with the original study from The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, which you can find in PDF form with this link. Straight […]
Speedlinking – August 13, 2010
Would Wesley create itineracy today? Read more at United Methodist Ordination – Pt. 2. A potent reminder at Forgive & Forget. I sometimes forget – Wherever You Are…Be Fully There. Park Launches a New Media Player – I appreciate both the design and willingness to share. Any churches have a community manager? I am intrigued […]
Amusing Ourselves to Death
On vacation, while taking a break from technology, was a great time to tackle Neil Postman’s Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business. While this title was originally published in 1985, it provides an excellent perspective on how changes in media have had an effect on how public conversation is […]
I just finished reading Flickering Pixels: How Technology Shapes Your Faith by Shane Hipps. After just finishing the book I felt thoughtful, peaceful, powerful, aware and enlightened. This book was an unexpected breath of fresh air into my life. Hipps is a Mennonite pastor in Arizona who formerly worked in advertising. He has a distinct […]