I've had a little more time to think about it, and I've decided that I have a terrible badge allergy. Go to Mozilla's Open Badges site. The first thing you'll see is an image that says LEVEL UP. shudder.
Every Thursday night, I go through all the links I’ve bookmarked throughout the week: all the education-related stories I’ve tracked. I write a massive round-up post of the ed-tech news for MindShift and for Hack Education.