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The Art of Explanation

Since I was young, I've wondered about pain relievers and how they work. Thankfully Richard Byrne over at FreeTechForTeachers pointed me to this awesome animated explanation that's part of the TED-Ed series of videos.  A few things to notice about this video, from the explainer perspective: The First Half of the Video is Mostly Context It starts with an easy first step - everyone knows the discomfort of pain - it makes you want to do something to relieve it. No viewer would disagree or lose... Continue Reading

Instagram's Real Problem? Lack of Explanation

Posted by: leelefever on December 19, 2012- 11:40am

Categories: communication, Instagram, legal, policies, The Art of Explanation, tips

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It’s not been a good week for Kevin Systrom and the Instagram team.  They recently updated their policies and caused the Internet to collectively freak out. Here are a couple of headlines: Instagram’s New Policies Could Put Them Out of Business Instagram Will Basically Sign Your Life Away (A headline I tweeted) Yikes.  But wait.  What if this is all a misunderstanding? For now, let’s give Instagram the benefit of the doubt and ignore the possibility that they’re willingly throwing users under... Continue Reading