Every kid deserves a great education

Now that some of the launch madness of www.bing.com/redu (aka www.letsredu.com) is over, I’d like to blog about what REDU campaign means to me. I’m a completely public-educated person. With the exception of nursery school (ie pre-kindergarten) I went to public schools in Massachusetts and California, and got university degrees in California and Washington from public…

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In the summer that struggles to arrive, I struggle to blog

A lot of people I ran into this past 12 months talked about it – the great blogging struggle. Some of them, who have a more entrepreneurial or consultant bent, have managed to keep blogging steadily even while picking up responsibilities to their audience in Twitter and Facebook. I, as you can see by my…

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Ada Lovelace Day 2010: In honor of my mom of science

When I signed up to do this Ada Lovelace thing, I knew I’d have a few options on my hands. I could research obscure women  that needed to be brought out to public view. I could name women in tech or science you probably have heard of already (but possibly not as much as their…

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Notes from my PRMKTNG Camp group on social media and storytelling

I was privileged enough to act as one of the “camp counselors” yesterday at the PR+MKTG Camp hosted by Dan Greenfield  www.prmktgcamp.com . I shared my leadership spot for ” Blue team” with Patricia Vaccarino of Xanthus Communications, a veteran of the PR industry. After a wide-ranging discussion with the entire group, we agreed to focus…

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On Love: View from the Chicken Coop

Ok, both Tara Hunt and Mona Nomura have taken up the tricky topic of “love and greatness” and now it’s my turn. I feel compelled as a feminist, a geek girl, and as the only one of the three of us to be married right now, to offer a different perspective. I will note from…

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TEDActive was a different kind of conference

TEDActive was a different kind of conference for me ( though similar to other technical conferences  in its lack of sleep, regular pace, and of course, being thrown in with large quantities of people I didn’t know before I came).  That lack of sleep hampers the writing of this blog post, but I wanted to…

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Going to TEDActive

TEDActive is not actually the first conference of my year – CES was, and while I tweeted a lot about it during and after, I really didn’t blog about it. There are some things still churning around in my brain from talking with Chris Brogan that are blog-worthy, but then I got derailed working on…

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