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Productividad y redes sociales

Seth Godin, en Texting while working, explica por qué la productividad va de la mano de la moderación en el uso de las redes sociales (y otros distractores): You’re competing against people in a state of flow, people who are truly committed, people who care deeply about the outcome. You can’t merely wing it and expect to keep up with them. Setting aside all the safety valves and pleasant distractions is the first way to send yourself the message that you’re playing for keeps. Read more...
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Programación de juegos como herramienta de aprendizaje

Kodu es una herramienta visual para crear juegos, pensada especialmente para niños. A visual programming language made specifically for creating games. Accessible for children and enjoyable for anyone. Hay un reporte del uso de Kodu en un programa piloto en Australia (25 salones en 20 colegios) titulado The impact of web 2.0 technologies in the classroom. Algunos puntos interesantes del piloto, en lo que se refiere a Kodu: Los profesores usaron Kodu como herramienta complementaria para lograr las metas educativas y de aprendizaje. Read more...

Rediseño del Blog

Estoy ordenando el blog… lo tenía un poco descuidado. He empezado por cambiar el diseño. He instalado thesis. Read more...

Pomodoro Technique Illustrated, by Staffan Nottenberg

Buy from Amazon Pomodoro Technique Illustrated by Staffan Nottenberg. The Pomodoro Technique is a time management system method developed by Francesco Cirillo. It aims to provide maximum focus during establishing blocks of uninterrupted work (traditionally 25 minutes), and prevent burnout by taking short breaks between chunks and learning to prioritize your work and deal with distractions and interruptions. Find Pomodoro Technique Illustrated in Amazon. Read more...
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How Apple fosters open innovation

Para los que tienen problemas para conciliar cómo abogan por software libre, pero están felices usando una Mac, les recomiendo este post de Wade Roush: The Apple Paradox: How a company that’s so closed can foster so much open innovation. Algunos entrecomillados del post de Roush: The paradox—and it may be one that goes to the heart of digital-age capitalism—is that Apple’s style of closed innovation results in technology that is so conducive to open innovation. Read more...
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