Inspiration from a Coffee Cup in a Hospital Room
Sitting here in Mom's hospital room, chatting away about this week's Flat Classroom Conference in Doha, Qatar... my eyes focused on the steaming Starbucks coffee cup sitting on the cold, speckled cabinet beside my chair.
"The Way I See It #130There it is... the summary of the purpose of this week's conference on the side of a steaming hot cup 'o joe.
It will do us little good to wire the world if we short-circuit our souls.
There is not delete button for racism, poverty or sectarian violence.
No keystroke can ever clear the air, save a river, preserve a forest.
This transformational new technology must be an extension of our hearts as well as of our minds.
The old rules still apply..."
Tom Brokaw, American Journalist"