From the monthly archives:

August 2009

Age of Connection

by Megan M. on August 29, 2009 · View Comments (Blog) |

I’m posting this from an American Airlines flight—in the air. Yeah, whoa. Makes my brain hurt too. Whee!


What Do You Need?

by Megan M. on August 20, 2009 · View Comments (Blog) |

I asked this question on Triiibes and at Social Work prn. Bob and I talked about it, too. I even asked on Vloggerheads. Now I’m going to ask it here. What do you need?


I got a bit muddled this afternoon and went out on the porch with my markers to sort it out. I dribbled my brain out onto the paper for awhile, finger painting, listening to the wind and the rustling of branches and the sound of quiet Austin heat (104 degrees, to be precise). What I [...]


Today, I am killing What-Ifs. I started the week picking them of at a distance. Ping. Pyew. Pzam. Way off on the horizon I could see their little heads exploding. It took almost no effort. Zing. Zow. Their tiny silhouettes crumpled, silent, too far away to see clearly. Today, they’re closer. They crawl up my [...]


Life, Incorporated

by Megan M. on August 15, 2009 · View Comments (Blog) |

Douglass Rushkoff’s Life, Inc. is breaking my head open (in a wonderful way). Take some time to watch this: Update: The Life, Inc. Dispatch series just builds on this—you’re going to LOVE these. Life Inc. Dispatch Video Series The LIFE INC. Dispatch = Brief weekly videos encapsulating key concepts and ready strategies from Douglas Rushkoff’s [...]


Social Work: Flavored Assortment Catch-up

by Megan M. on August 14, 2009 · View Comments (Blog) |

This is just a smattering of Social Work prn posts that have gone up in the last month or so. Enjoy. ;} Social Work and the Power of Belief My usual routine, most Tuesdays and Thursdays, is to wake up at 5:30. I stumble through finding clothes and brushing my teeth, grab some small breakfast, [...]


Trial By Fire (Squared)

by Megan M. on August 13, 2009 · View Comments (Blog) |

I’ve noticed that Seth gives one piece of advice in many different situations (though probably not exclusively). When he offers it for group projects, it goes a little bit like this: Set an imminent deadline. Shoot for a month or so—but don’t set it too far out, because the energy might lull. I agree with [...]