• On Being Autistic
    On Being Autistic

    I’m the sort of guy who gets upset when people run stop signs and turn on red when there’s clearly a “No Turn on Red” sign. People who don’t stop rarely fail to stop… they’re not even trying. They endanger anyone who happens to be walking and has the right of way. These traffic rules… Read more

  • On De-platforming
    On De-platforming

    Since April when Twitter first appeared to be for-sale, friends and I took initiatives to plan for a life without relying on Twitter. It’s now one month since that sale has completed. Here I’ll share what de-platforming means for me. I deleted my main Twitter account on November 10. Verification on that platform was problematic… Read more

  • Prioritizing Ethical Use of Learning Data
    Prioritizing Ethical Use of Learning Data

    It’s been a minute since I presented to a large group, albeit online, but I relished the opportunity presented to me by the Learning Guild in inviting to me to speak to the latest xAPI Cohort on ethics and learning analytics. I’m a person who likes to be pretty grounded in any advice I’d share,… Read more

  • Question-storming

    “Question-storming” is an exercise I tapped into back in the very early xAPI days. I hit a wall; one I suspect most of y’all come up against when you’re ready to start doing something meaningful with xAPI. I struggled to articulate questions that felt like it made xAPI worth doing, and I would get discouraged… Read more

  • Talking ‘Bout Praxis
    Talking ‘Bout Praxis

    Customers were using a product and content based on things I actually had some hand in. My year was spent preparing what happens to take an MVP and deliver all the value envisioned for it. Read more

  • 2020 was all About xAPI Profiles (for us)
    2020 was all About xAPI Profiles (for us)

    Like many of you in 2020, Megan and I had to seriously change how we’ve managed our work/life balance, household, workflow(s). Here’s what we got done. Read more