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Geeks Have Inherited The Eath NAGC 2014

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Geeks Have Inherited the Earth
NAGC 2014 Baltimore
Brian Housand, PhD
brianhousand.com

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Geeks Have Inherited The Eath NAGC 2014

  1. 1. GEEKS HAVE INHERITED THE EARTH brianhousand.com/nagc2014
  2. 2. BRIANHOUSAND.COM
  3. 3. H E L L O My name is Brian
  4. 4. I AM A GEEK
  5. 5. BRIAN BRAIN
  6. 6. “THE GEEK”
  7. 7. BRIAN JOHNSON
  8. 8. NERD GEEK
  9. 9. NERD Someone who is passionate about learning, being smart, or academia.
  10. 10. GEEK Someone who is passionate about some particular area or subject, often an obscure or difficult one.
  11. 11. laughingsquid.com/nerd-venn-diagram-geek-dork-or-dweeb
  12. 12. 70% Nerdiness 76th Percentile
  13. 13. 83% Geekosity 99th Percentile
  14. 14. 35% Dork Points 57th Percentile
  15. 15. Modern, Cool Nerd
  16. 16. Probably Wears Glasses http://philosophyforlife.org/why-im-not-a-geek/
  17. 17. Above Average Intelligence
  18. 18. Slightly obsessive in their interests.
  19. 19. Likely to be mathletes, physics buffs, tech-heads, or hackers, although they could be evidence based wonks.
  20. 20. Likely to get excited by machines or systems.
  21. 21. FONTS.
  22. 22. Possess an endearingly goofy enthusiasm for their obsessions.
  23. 23. This slide drives you CRAZY.
  24. 24. Probably likes sci-fi, fantasy, superheroes, TV, comics, films and computer games.
  25. 25. GEEKS HAVE INHERITED THE EARTH
  26. 26. Life ABSOLUTELY gets BETTER when you get older.
  27. 27. GIFTED LAND
  28. 28. YOU ARE NOT ALONE
  29. 29. FIND YOUR PEEPS
  30. 30. 24 / 7 NOT JUST ON TUESDAYS
  31. 31. ALL DAY EVERYDAY
  32. 32. TALK TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT BEING GIFTED
  33. 33. AM GAuiNdeI fForE DSevTeOlop:i n g a Creative Career 1. Don't be afraid to fall in love with something and pursue it with intensity. 2. Know, understand, take pride in, practice, develop, exploit and enjoy your greatest strengths. 3. Learn to free yourself from the expectations of others and to walk away from the games they impose on you. Free yourself to play your own game. 4. Find a great teacher or mentor who will help you. 5. Don't waste energy trying to be well rounded. 6. Do what you love and can do well. 7. Learn the skills of interdependence.
  34. 34. It is OK to be smart.
  35. 35. It is GREAT to be smart.
  36. 36. It is AWESOME to be smart.
  37. 37. HERE THERE
  38. 38. THERE
  39. 39. TODAY TO TOMORROW
  40. 40. ACCESS
  41. 41. youtube.com/user/Vihart
  42. 42. nerdybookclub.wordpress.com
  43. 43. nerdist.com
  44. 44. starwars.wikia.com
  45. 45. harrypotterfanfiction.com
  46. 46. DON’T FORGET PODCASTS
  47. 47. mentalfloss.com
  48. 48. howstuffworks.com
  49. 49. ConnectED 100Mpbs Internet Speeds in 99% of Schools in 5 Years
  50. 50. 100 75 50 25 0 HOTEL HOME ConnectED
  51. 51. Google fiber
  52. 52. 1000 750 500 250 0 HOTEL HOME ConnectED Google Fiber
  53. 53. CREATE
  54. 54. (Resnick, 1996) Pianos NOT Stereos
  55. 55. code.org/learn
  56. 56. diy.org
  57. 57. $40,000 PER MONTH
  58. 58. OPPORTUNITY
  59. 59. 1988
  60. 60. MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSES
  61. 61. iTunes U
  62. 62. RESPONSIBILITY
  63. 63. With great power comes great responsibility
  64. 64. NEWS FLASH
  65. 65. RESPONSIBLE PRODUCERS CRITICAL CONSUMERS
  66. 66. shelfari.com
  67. 67. NECESSITY
  68. 68. “We don’t have the option of turning away from the future. No one gets to vote on whether technology is going to change our lives.” Bill Gates The Road Ahead
  69. 69. “Every generation of teenagers embraces the freedoms and possibilities wrought by technology in ways that shock the elders.” Time March 27, 2006
  70. 70. I TECH
  71. 71. www.gurbuz-de.com
  72. 72. www.gurbuz-de.com
  73. 73. M E A N I N G
  74. 74. RIGOR
  75. 75. VIGOR
  76. 76. ACCESS CREATE OPPORTUNITY RESPONSIBILITY NECESSITY
  77. 77. A C O R N ACCESS CREATE OPPORTUNITY RESPONSIBILITY NECESSITY
  78. 78. ACORN
  79. 79. From little acorns grow mighty oaks.
  80. 80. YOU
  81. 81. #BestYearEver
  82. 82. JOYOUS
  83. 83. CURIOSITY
  84. 84. IMAGINATION
  85. 85. PASSION
  86. 86. CREATIVITY
  87. 87. STOP
  88. 88. GO
  89. 89. http://www.disneypictures.net/data/media/202/Buzz_Lightyear_wallpaper.jpg
  90. 90. ATNOD I NBFEIYNOINTYD
  91. 91. brianhousand.com brianhousand@gmail.com @brianhousand brian.housand bc1000

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