The Human Camera: not Colby-related, but too cool not to mention

May 2, 2006

Savant Stephen Wiltshire took a 45-minute helicopter ride over Rome and proceeded to draw an extremely detailed panorama on a 15-foot piece of paper–from memory. The Wisconsin Medical Society has a video clip of Wiltshire at work (excerpted from a German documentary).


Free online conference on the Web in higher ed chemistry classes

May 2, 2006

From the Syndication for Higher Ed blog:

The Spring 2006 CONFCHEM, a free online conference covering the impact of the Web in chemistry education, gets underway later this week. Jean-Claude Bradley is presenting on the chemistry teacher’s changing role in the age of blogs, podcasts, screencasts, wikis, and games.