https://twitter.com/sglassmeyer/status/926434426388656128 I saw this tweet a while back, and whilst it’s in the context of data collection in libraries, it speaks to something I hear in edtech conversations more generally and was reminded of again this weekend e.g. how we shouldn’t be collecting all this … Continue reading To collect or not to collect: that is often not the right question
Data is the new oil “Data is just like crude. It’s valuable, but if unrefined it cannot really be used. It has to be changed into gas, plastic, chemicals, etc to create a valuable entity that drives profitable activity; so must data be broken down, … Continue reading Data is the new what?
Another visit to my beloved Mansfield Traquair Centre this evening. 17 years on and it still takes my breath away. To have the responsibility and the stewardship of a place like this a privilege. This evening was the Friends AGM. Formal business was blessedly succinct. … Continue reading Open for all
I’ve written a little bit before about my work connected with the mural paintings of Phoebe Anna Traquair, and this week we had a lovely gathering to celebrate the 25th anniversary of our Friends organisation. I took the opportunity to share a few of the … Continue reading Mortuary Chapel, Revisited
I shared a picture today on Twitter that I took last year in the Victoria and Albert Musuem of Childhood in London. Prompted to do a little more research this evening I discovered I was plain wrong on 2 counts: not 1970s – 1968 not … Continue reading Sack of lies
This week Twitter’s creepy-a$$ed algorithms have spotted me tuning into a bit of InfoSec chit-chat on the train, and nerding it up with colleagues who care about student online presence and the like. As a result the algorithmic sewer pipe has spewed out a particularly … Continue reading This week in Creepy Internet Sh1t
Earlier this week I dashed across town in my lunch break to see some murals being photographed. https://twitter.com/ammienoot/status/899706929383133185 Here’s a piece that I wrote in September last year for a poster about the Mortuary Chapel murals. The photos below are my own, and a bit … Continue reading Mortuary Chapel