Sources and Methods #30: Deb Chachra

Deb Chachra 101:

Deb Chachra on twitter / instagram / homepage

Metafoundry -- Deb's weekly newsletter

Deb Chachra's OLIN faculty profile

Show Notes:

00:47 – Metafoundry

01:00 – OLIN College

02:58 – “Why I am not a maker” (The Atlantic)

4:44 – “Making as an Act of Caring” by Anab Jain (Superflux)

4:59 – John Ardern

6:17 – Edward L. Deci - “Why We Do What We Do” (book)

7:36 – Deb Chachra / education research

8:11 – Tetris / Minecraft

9:42 – Ursula Franklin (wiki) “The Real World of Technology” (book)

19:04 – MOOCs (wiki)

20:28 – Gender imbalance in engineering school

27:39 – Edward L. Deci - “Why We Do What We Do” (book)

33:43 – UCL’s Integrated Engineering Programme

33:55 – Engineering Leadership Programme (Olin / U Texas partnership)

37:27 – B.T. Roberts

38:30 – Polaroid

45:46 – Canada & refugees Sponsoring Syrian refugees

48:20 – Metafoundry (email newsletter)

50:17 – Metafoundry on VR (here and here)

52:46 – Zibaldone / Commonplace book Deb’s zibaldone

53:30 – Pinboard

54:57 – Boston Athenæum (wiki / official site)

56:20 – A book as a souvenir (James Bridle)

58:49 – Deb on Instagram Clive Thompson (twitter) Situated Systems Project

1:00:21 – The Situated Systems Team

1:01:24 – Metafoundry posts referencing the Situated Systems project

1:02:37 – Stranger Things (IMDB)

1:04:12 – Dylan Thomas – “My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out.” (quote)

1:05:44 – Sarah Perry - The Essex Serpent (book)

1:06:59 – Predestination (IMDB)

1:08:34 – Kill vs Maim (song video)

Sources and Methods #29: Gills Club

 
 

Gills Club 101:

Gills Club website

Gills Club on Twitter / Facebook / Youtube

Atlantic White Shark Conservancy website

Show notes:

Learn about sharks on edX

Social media sharks (piece by Marianne)

OCEARCH (the best-known shark tagging organisation)

Picks of the Week:

Book: The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness by Sy Montgomery

Film: Captain America: Civil War

Music: Can't Stop The Feeling by Justin Timberlake

Sources and Methods #28: Matthew Cassel

 
Image credit: Olivia Dehez

Image credit: Olivia Dehez

 

Matthew Cassel 101:

Matthew's website

Matthew on Twitter

Matthew on Facebook

"Diaries of an Unfinished Revolution: Voices from Tunis to Damascus" (co-edited by Matthew)

The Journey from Syria (Matthew's latest project) - Youtube playlist (6 episodes)

 

Show Notes:

1:00 - Dartmouth Conference (wiki / official site via Kettering Foundation)

2:25 - Matt's Goodreads profile

2:45 - Find out more about language coaching with Alex

11:20 - 2-hour / 2-part documentary: "Identity and Exile"

20:00 - Episode 5 (YouTube)

22:25 - "A Syrian Love Story"

34:35 - Field of Vision / First Look Media

38:05 - Episode 6 (YouTube)

42:50 - "Diaries of an Unfinished Revolution: Voices from Tunis to Damascus" (co-edited by Matthew)

51:50 - Fusha

57:05

Amin Maalouf - The Crusades Through Arab Eyes

Ryszard Kapuściński (wiki / Amazon)

Roger Crowley - 1453: The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West

David Hirst - Beware of Small States

David Hirst - The Gun and the Olive Branch

58:45 - Sarah Bakewell - "How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer"

59:45 - L'Haine

1:00:05 - Lingualism Publishers

Arabic Voices 1

Arabic Voices 2

1:01:45 - P.J. Harvey (wiki)