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DataPerfect Digital Engines - an Open Source Curriculum New York, NY
2004.02-
2004 Gandhi-King Season - Compassionate Action for Global Healing
  • Development of a reorganized web site for the Gandhi-King Season, with the goal of compiling an open source curriculum in compassionate activism for global healing, and of inviting participants in a People's Agenda for Economic Justice to observe the Season - which runs from Friday, January 30 to Sunday, April 4 and honours the anniversaries of the deaths of Mohandas K. "Mahatma" Gandhi and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - as a time to engage in interactive dialogue on, and development of, a People's Agenda. Management of a set of electronic mailing lists relating to the Gandhi-King Season.
New York, NY
2003.11-
Pumped Up for Peace
  • A project for young people to raise funds and awareness for freshwater-related projects in indigenous low-income communities developing countries. The project with a focus on support for low-cost, low-maintenance water pumps and water filtration systems for use in rural and agricultural communities and for education in sustainability and peace. The project was initiated in the NGO Committee on Education, and has been adopted by the United Nations CyberSchoolBus project.
New York, NY
2003.05-
Elements of Information Ecology - An Open Source Curriculum
  • Elements of Information Ecology has been created with the goal of facilitating the creation of a K-12+ curriculum in information ecology, and of developing it on a participatory open source platform. The projects is one of a set of projects being developed on the platform of TakingITGlobal, with the goal of strengthening the global reach of the projects and of increasing the participation of young people.
New York, NY
2003.03-
Open Source Curriculum in DataPerfect and Firestorm New York, NY
2003.01-
Elements of Light and Colour - An Open Source Curriculum New York, NY
2003.01-
Project Information Habitat
  • Project Information Habitat is an evolving design and demonstration of an online habitat for project information, with a set of approximately 200 web pages on projects that have been part of Information Habitat's history. The Project Information Habitat web pages are directly generated from the HABITAT3 DataPerfect relational database that serves as one of the primary digital engines for Information Habitat.

    Project Information Habitat will also draw on the body of information that it has accumulated - incorporating the design, and where appropriate, the contents, of a set of databases in Information Habitat's possession - including databases developed by Information Habitat, as well as those it has inherited from its predecessors; archives from the electronic mailing lists managed, moderated and/or subscribed to by Information Habitat; and Information Habitat's digital library of documents.

New York, NY
2002.12-
Digital Engines
  • The Digital Engine is being developed as a prototype open source relational database engine incorporating informaton ecology principles and protocols, and demonstrating the nature and power of digital - as contrasted with mechanical - engines. The Digital Engine has been created using DataPerfect 2.6F software - a remarkable MS-DOS relational database that can freely downloaded - to be used in conjunction with Firestorm, open source database web-server software that is compatible with DataPerfect. The Digital Engine is being developed as a core element of an information ecology curriculum.
New York, NY
2002.09-
Digital Tree of Life New York, NY
2002.08-
Gaia University New York, NY
2000.04-
Information Ecology Curriculum New York, NY
1998.02-
Development Planning Unit, University College London London, United Kingdom
1998.02-
Earth Society Foundation New York, NY
1996.03-1998.03
Baltimore City Public Schools
  • Organized, formatted and presented data and produced a comprehensive Report Card on Elementary Schools in Baltimore with comprehensive statistics on measures of school performance and behavior. The Report was prepared and disseminated under the auspices of the Education Committee of the Citizens' Planning and Housing Association in Baltimore. The data were compiled and integrated in a DataPerfect relational database - and the report was generated as a single, massive - by prevailing standards - mail-merge document in Wordperfect 5.0 with data from an assortment of data sources within the Baltimore City Public School system, resulting in the first-ever integrated presentation of performance data for the public schools in Baltimore.
Baltimore, MD
1990.02-1990.04
Citizens Planning & Housing Association - Education Committee Baltimore, MD
1990.01-1990.06
Morgan State University Baltimore, MD
1989.01-1990.03
The Learning Bank Baltimore, MD
1988.05-1988.08
City College of Baltimore Baltimore, MD
1985.06-1986.06
Greater Waverly Urban Farming Cooperative Baltimore, MD
1981.04-1991.06
Baltimore City Jail Library
  • Established the first library at Baltimore City Jail; developed and implemented methodologies that became a model for prison law libraries in the State of Maryland; initiated education programs; designed and developed a simple cataloging system that was able to be managed directly by the inmate staff; trained and supervised staff of 10-12 inmate volunteers in a range of library procedures, including basic law library research in State and Federal criminal law; wrote successful proposal funding 7 full time and 5 part time positions under the Public Service Employment Program of the U.S. Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA); developed and managed budgets for the library; designed and implemented audiovisual productions; supervised inmate newsletter and inmate self-help programs.
Baltimore, MD
1974.02-1981.09
Baltimore Experimental High School
  • Taught classes in the game of Go - the classic Chinese game of strategy that has been a continual source of inspiration and guidance for subsequent strategy - and a workshop that used video as a vehicle for observing and understanding one's presentation of self.
Baltimore, MD
1970.09-1971.12
The Johns Hopkins University, Social Relations Department
  • M.A. 1973, completing all Ph.D. requirements except dissertation. Specialized in small group dynamics, interpersonal and organizational behaviour, personality, criminology, quantitative research methods and mathematical sociology. Research Assistant on National Science Foundation projects, with a focus on data management, measurement, analysis and presentation, research design and methodology, computer programming, communication dynamics, and measurement of interpersonal behaviour and personality.

    The Johns Hopkins University was founded by Johns Hopkins, a Baltimore Quaker, yet by 1973, it was by far the largest university as measured by military contracts and research grants. An alternative approach to knowledge

Baltimore, MD
1967.09-1972.10
Institute for Human Sciences, Boston College
  • Data management and organization, and supervision of computer coding of grievances and concerns drawn up throughout France at a parish level in the course of the "Convocation of the Estates General" in the context of a National Science Foundation funded research project involving quantitative analysis of the French Revolution.
Boston, MA
1966.06-1967.08
Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University Cambridge, United Kingdom
1963.09-1966.05
Whitgift School
  • House Prefect. Advanced Level GCE in Pure Maths, Applied Maths and Physics; Ordinary Level GCE in Mathematics, English, French, Latin, Greek and History.

    Whitgift School was founded in 1595 by Archbishop John Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury, Master of Trinity College, Cambridge; and Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University, and served as the principal tutor of Francis Bacon. The root of the name Whitgift is "white gift" - a name that has resonated with the appreciation of the peace cubes as "gifts of light."

Croydon, United Kingdom
1956.09-1962.12


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