Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

A week on The Farm

18 July 2009

I finished up the Stanford Professional Publishing Course (Twitter hashtag: #sppc09) magazine track last night, following a week on campus at The Farm with 60 other media folk from around the world. (I was lucky enough to get a scholarship from Amazon to pay my way; here’s the essay I wrote for the application, annotated with my alter ego color commentary.)

A pretty intensive seven days, I’d say. Some quick thoughts the day after:gl_logo

It’s been years (25 or so) since I’ve had the privelege of being in such internationally diverse company. About half came from countries other than the United States with Mexico and Latin America particularly well represented. Really enjoyed conversation, dinner, drinks with peeps from Uganda, Holland, Spain, Mexico, Brazil, Costa Rica, Russia, Poland – the list goes on.

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@Quixotetilts worth following at Council on Foundation meeting

4 May 2009

If you’re on Twitter, would definitely recommend following @quixotetilts, the Twitter account for the folks at the Quixote Foundation (disclosure: MoJo is a grantee, and Erik is on our parent NGO board of directors). Whoever’s there from Quixote is doing some rock solid live-tweeting at the Council on Foundations meeting underway right now.