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LAM/T, Process/Repetoire Hierarchies and Sense to Express them As a Story

Like Gardner, I find every time I read Augmenting the Human Intellect I find something new, something unexpected, that Engelbart draws out of me in reaction to the depth of  his thinking.  This time was no different. Resonating with me … Continue reading

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Productive Failure

Education today is tremendously risk averse. There’s a good reason for that. The institution of the school or tertiary education is trusted with providing education and training to its most precious commodity, the children of its community. The last thing … Continue reading

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Visualising student interactions

How do students spend there day? It’s a good question and there are lots of suppositions and some data that describe it but a recent study by researchers in Lyon, France, makes these interactions tangible. By putting RFID tags on … Continue reading

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Scholarly HTML and the Future of Publishing

The next generation of publishing and document authoring is emerging from work that is focused around the sciences from the Scholarly HTML group. This a group closely related to (entertwined with?) the Beyond PDF project from which the Scholarly HTML project I think emerged. … Continue reading

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Birth of a new planet

<> Birth of a baby planet (PhysOrg.com) — University of Sydney astronomer, Professor Peter Tuthill, is one of an international team of astronomers who have announced a major step forward in the quest to find planets in orbit around distant … Continue reading

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Slow Science and the Value of Academies

Where has the time gone? A new group has been formed in Germany called Slow Science, an academy actually, that is trying to do something about it.  They’ve put out their Slow Science Manifesto, which is a valuable read. Like … Continue reading

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Copyright from an Author’s View & Not Just Any Author

I’m one of the many who are caught up in the publication of the Autobiography of Mark Twain Vol. 1. This is occasioned by centenary of his death. It was a codicil of his will that the material for his … Continue reading

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