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Digital Entrepreneurship with #AwesomeNick

In a talk on the campus of Queens University of Charlotte, Nick Such inspired students and community leaders to consider the role of digital entrepreneurship in society. Such is the co-founder of Awesome, Inc., a Hashtag for tonight’s @AeroSuch discussion: #AwesomeNick ? The Knight School Mon, Oct 08 2012 13:42:10 ReplyRetweetFavorite RT @TheKnightSchool: RT @theknightschool:…

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Mapping Innovation: a discussion with digital entrepreneur Nick Such

When was the last time you got lost? Self-proclaimed “indoor map nerd” Nick Such wants to come to the rescue. “People getting lost in buildings is a problem we can solve,” says Such, CEO of BuildingLayer and founder of Awesome Inc. As CEO of BuildingLayer, much of his current work focuses on indoor mapping of built spaces.…

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Digital Pedagogy: An Experiment with Pinterest

On the topic of teaching with technology, I wrote this in 2007 (published in 2009): As “digital natives” (Prensky, 2001) enter the classroom, instructors must engage these students and expand their burgeoning and often technologically nuanced skills. The incorporation of technologies into classroom instruction challenges students and instructors alike; but, this challenge is both a necessary…

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Charlotte moves to #DroptheNC

Convention Watch: Stop it with the N.C., already Our city has the Panthers, the Bobcats, Bank of America and even the dang Democratic National Convention. And still news readers around the USA have to be reminded that we are Charlotte, N.C.? Baltimore has fewer people, but you won’t see Baltimore, Md. atop news stories about…

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Go Hunt Scan – Hospital’s history lesson goes digital

“Thanks for 100 years, Greenville.” A centennial celebration serves as the foundation for a digital scavenger hunt like no other. On the occassion of its 100th anniversary, Greenville Hospital System (GHS) is chronicling its history through a summer-long event that combines digital technology and community. From May 4-August 11, 2012, GHS’s Go-Hunt-Scan invites participants to find and…