Earlier today while listening to the livefeed of Learning Without Frontiers #lwf11 I had the misfortune to hear Katharine Birbalsingh presenting. Not since a recent Alt-C keynote have I seen such a vitriolic twitter backchannel. And in my opinion it was justified. Several people in my twitter feed missed the presentation but [...]
Owen Stephen’s has written a helpful post which makes a very useful contribution to the debate regarding the interpretation of Tim Berners Lee’s Linked Data Design Issues. See my earlier post for a summary of the debate. With all these attempts to clarify the ambiguity I couldn’t help being reminded of [...]
Or the strange case of Drs E. Embuggerance and H. Feisty.
This has already been reported on several other blogs but it’s too good not to share again. Looks like Google Scholar needs to work on its automatic metadata generation algorithm:
Embuggerance, E., and H. Feisty. 2008. The linguistics of laughter. English Today 1, no. 04: [...]
Qotd from two year old daughter in response to seven year old boy:
7 year old boy: “Rhuna you’re a genius!”
2 year old daughter: “I’m not a genius, I’m a girl.”
Girl being one step up from genius obviously….
Without a doubt the zenith of the recent CETIS08 conference has to be the evolution of a new concept in educational technology - eduprog.
(copyright: it’s Phil’s fault)
Eduprog crystalised from the domains of metadata, repositories, educational technology and unusual puddings and is set to challenge edupunk as the real underground movement of the moment. [...]