David Hopkins has come up with an interesting initiative for a ‘pay it forward‘ blogging/writing challenge: The premise is simple … once nominated you will be presented with a title […]
In short how to personalize animated gifs by generating them in the browser
I was recently delighted to be asked by David Hopkins to contribute a vinnette for his latest book ‘Emergency Rations #EdTechRations’. The book: book is a collection of 40 world […]
This is a repost of a guest post I wrote for the Institutional Web Management Workshop (IWMW) event. Original post is here and thanks to Brian Kelly for edits. The […]
Updated with ‘the Web’s Hidden Economies’ At OER16 we explored letting some of our presenters present virtually. This raises interesting questions about cost. Whilst virtual participants won’t eat your food […]
At OEB 2015 there was a great plenary presentation from Lia Commissar from the Wellcome Trust on Educational Neuroscience. Today I came across a number of related news and resources in this area that others might find useful
Heavily influenced by Alan Kay and computer science history from the 1960s to 1970s I look at how this could be applied to the challenges and opportunities of education today
Is learning technology fit for purpose? In my opinion generally yes … but are the education systems they support equally optimized? Today’s education is focused on administration of learning and as such learning technology inevitably has the similar focus.
Missed a trick and as Alex Bellars points out should have called it #blideo @timbuckteeth @mhawksey #blideo, no? — Alex Bellars (@bellaale) July 29, 2015 David Hopkins recently challenged me […]
I recently made a WatchMaker Android Wear watch face based on the ‘squircle’. This post covers the maths behind squircles and getting (x,y) co-ordinates for any given polar angle. Finally I reveal the secrets of functions in WatchMaker Lau script.