Interview With Charles Thornburgh, Ceo Of Civitas Learning – Big Data & Education (mde95)

Minter Dialogue Episode #95 This interview is with Charles Thornburgh, whom I met at SXSW. Charles is founder and CEO of Civitas Learning, with a mission that is close to my heart: to improve education. In this conversation, we hear … Continue reading

Ontologies and the Semantic Web – The future of Knowledgement Management?

If you are like me, you will have said, “what on earth is an ontology?” Some form of scientific anthology? Well, I first came across the word “ontology” here, a post in which Professor Michael Wesch from Kansas University said/wrote … Continue reading

Ontologies and the Semantic Web – The future of Knowledge Management?

If you are like me, you will have said, “what on earth is an ontology?” Some form of scientific anthology? Well, I first came across the word “ontology” here, a post in which Professor Michael Wesch from Kansas University said/wrote … Continue reading

The E-volution of the Book… Kindle, Sony, Google weighing in

The evolution of all media is fascinating to follow, but today I am going to zero in on the printed word.  Whether it’s the future of magazines, books, mainstream newspapers or even research & professional journals, the internet platform is … Continue reading

Think Different — What do Feminism, Einstein & Sleep have in common?

Learning to think differently As a marketer, I am always on the lookout for people who think and act differently. A part of my gestalt, my personality, I associate with people who think differently. Sometimes, that means being the contrarian … Continue reading

Podcasts and Videocasts – New reasons to walk to work

Despite the sleek look & feel, I know that the Apple iPhone is still not perfect for my needs, so I have resisted the temptation thus far. Instead, I am content to max out my iPod. Although the agenda and … Continue reading

Great Teachers in my Life

I remember the great teachers in my life as if it were yesterday that I was sitting in their classroom and reveling in the learning. I have been blessed to have had six standout teachers whom I will honour today … Continue reading

A Difference between Men and Women

Are Men and Women So Different? An advocate of diversity and a student of women’s studies at university, I keep an eagle eye on topics concerning equality. That said, there are also many ways to express and give value to … Continue reading

Graduation Ceremonies in France

I saw the other day (Dec 1, 2007) in Le Figaro about an opinion poll saying that 81% of (4,470) French people interviewed via internet were in favor of having an (American style) graduation ceremony to mark the end of … Continue reading