Here at FLYODI we passionately believe that continual learning is a key aspect of a fulfilled life. So, we will periodically present short, fun learning features. This is Episode 1 of the series. We hope these episodes will generate lots of discussion.
Did you ever wonder where the English language comes from? I recently discussed this question with some friends and, while a number of interesting (and well, let’s say innovative) theories emerged, it soon became clear that none of us was sure of the answer. Continue reading →
In a recent FLYODI post, entitled MOOCs and MOODLES and Modules – Oh my!, I discussed some of the recent developments in online learning. I also mentioned that I’d soon be participating in a MOOC — a Massive Open Online Course — and that I’d provide my impressions of the course. I’ve now finished week one. Continue reading →
The Internet has a well-known dark side and we hear a lot about it. Among other things, pornography, scams, misinformation, and worthless time-waster websites are rampant. Still, for those in the habit of searching for and appreciating the bright spots — in other words; for those pursuing the FLYODI approach to life — the Web is a gold mine. Continue reading →
Here at FLYODI we focus on ways to make life a grand experience. We explore things like self-development, learning, life management, life-expanding experiences, passion, and the joy of helping others. We firmly believe that the active pursuit of these things makes all the difference in life. It turns out that Stanford University agrees. Continue reading →
Years ago, as a society, we were fully aware that short breaks were necessary between periods of concentration. We knew that those short intervals of relaxation affected our well-being in a variety of ways. This idea spawned the whole recess industry. Continue reading →