PassionGroups: The Pitch

I. Objective Networking Christian leaders to nurture innovative ministries II. Opportunity The Holy Spirit is doing a new thing in the San Francisco Bay Area. Unprecedented numbers of Christian men and women, both inside and outside of the church, are “seeing visions and dreaming dreams” of innovative ways to spread the Kingdom of God. They want to launch, reform and…

SP/CD: Social Product/Character Development

At The Swan Factory, we believe that collaborative design is the capstone skill of education in the third millennium.  Learning how to come together and work through differences to bring something new into the world is essential: Professionally, so students can continually reinvent themselves and their careers as the twentieth-century “job” becomes increasingly irrelevant Personally, as the foundation for healthy marriages, parenting,…

Montessori for Startups: Announcing The Swan Factory Incubator

May 27, 2016 – Santa Clara, CA.  The Swan Factory is excited to pre-announce a radical reimagining of school and work for the 21st century: The Swan Factory Incubator (TSFI). TSFI is a multi-generational micro-school for entrepreneurs, built on the Triversity model.  TSFI extends self-directed Montessori education, which optimizes for student engagement, to subsume both secondary and tertiary education by incorporating Challenge-Based Learning and…

Introducing MAML: A Modest Proposal for HTML6

Update: Get involved on GitHub or Slack. MAML is the Multipurpose Abstract Markup Language.  It is simple, easy-to-parse data format that is still sufficiently rich to simultaneously replace HTTP, HTML, JavaScript and CSS. As a declarative language MAML is not Turing complete, but is circuit universal (able to represent any Boolean circuit).  In fact, because is it is based on the Presburger arithmetic of…