Yep... it has been a long time since I wrote one of these and it is yet another attempt at getting back into writing. I think I found one of my “blocks” to this, so much to write and not enough time to do it.
So I decided to write what I can when I can and stop thinking about it.
I hope this time around it sticks.
I need to write up a couple of blog posts to go along with each of these with some additional thoughts I have but for the moment... click these links to see the articles:
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Kidblog reaches 3M users
Kidblog is a safe and secure platform for K-12 students to blog and share what is on their mind, post assignments and comment on each others work. Teachers find this an invaluable tool to collaborate with their students.
I see them frequently at CoCo Minneapolis, area coffee shops and tech/business events.
While Dan and Matt were doing the Biz Journal article I snuck around and was able to get an “action” shot of them:
I learned last week that Matt has issues with a Rubik’s Cube… he was not able to get one side with the same color (seriously):
Dan took a pic as I was showing Matt how it is done. :
Spark passes $500,000 funding goal on Kickstarter
We made a little noise for them at CoCo:
Check out their Kickstarter page and updates as they went through the process by clicking Spark Core on Kickstarter.
Links (stuff I am reading):
- 7 Reasons HR Technology Is So Hot Today (Forbes)
How to Get a Job (NY Times)
Why aren’t women leaning into tech jobs? (Seattle Business Journal)
With data gleaned from workers, companies hope to improve bottom line (Minnesota Public Radio)
Yahoo and Tumblr: The Three Lies of Acquiring CEOs (IT Business Edge)
Thought of the day: