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Generation Jobless

The CBC’s Doc Zone has put out a documentary about the situation of recent University graduates in Canada. It’s called Generation Jobless. You can watch it online here. I have only seen the trailer so far, but it’s interesting. An … Continue reading

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Links of the week

I’ve been busy, so updates have been slow – my apologies. Here are two very cool links for the moment: Directory of Open Access Journals. Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages. … Continue reading

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Tales from the Wild Wood

For the last little while, I’ve been watching an interesting show: Tales from the Wild Wood. It’s a six-part series presented by Rob Penn. Here he is hanging out next to a chainsaw: In this show, he’s taken over 50 … Continue reading

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Another skill share out there

Someone once said, “There is nothing new under the sun.” This is the case with skill share, too. Take the example of Transition Town Totnes. A small town got together to discuss peak oil and climate change. They run a … Continue reading

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Walking about with skill

Once upon a time, schools of thinkers were named after how their members moved. The Peripatetics were ‘those who walked’ – students who paced around a garden with their teacher. Some didn’t move much. The Stoics were named after a … Continue reading

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Brooklynization and Deskilling

I* recently read an interesting article sent to me by a good friend who has had no time yet to get to a skill share event. The article introduces a metaphorical “Brooklyn” that is ruining music. All music is turning … Continue reading

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Who and Why?

What is Skill Share Ottawa? What is this blog? Skill Share Ottawa is a very new idea. We got together as a group of friends. We discovered that we all had some talent or hobby that was cool! Some of … Continue reading

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