I’ve not blogged any substantial edtech musings in a long time, because it just hasn’t seemed like the moment and I’ve not had the energy. I’ve realised that although I’ve been riding the novelty of a new country and a new role, the grind has … Continue reading OpenETC reflections and minor miracles
I’ve been further tinkering with and trying to improve on my #ds106radio broadcasting set-up and have had a little bit of a breakthrough which has finally led to me getting a new setup in place that I’m pretty chuffed with. As much as anything I’ve … Continue reading #ds106radio – some futzing and an improved broadcasting setup
On Saturday night I did a #ds106radio thing with Sarah Lambert and Johanna Funk to help them virtually celebrate successfully completing their PhDs. As part of the session we started by talking about the lands we were on. Johanna is on Larrikia country in Darwin … Continue reading Giving Thanks
I started writing this blog post after the first broadcast that Tannis Morgan, Maren Deepwell and myself did nearly 3 weeks ago now. But in these crazy work times when I’m stretched so thin every day, trying to write anything beyond the basics required for … Continue reading The opposite of social distancing #ds106radio
[20 July 2020: I made this quilt square thinking of and honouring my friend Angi Lamb and her fight against lung cancer – diagnosed in November 2019. As of today it’s a celebration of her life, her grace, her art, and her ceaseless positivity.] This … Continue reading Women’s Work #FemEdTechQuilt
Regular internet stalkers will have spotted that nearly 3 weeks ago I made a very big move across the Atlantic to start a new role as Deputy Provost with Athabasca University. I’ve based myself in Edmonton, on the basis that I at least know 1 … Continue reading Where am I?
Today I took part in a hybrid conversation organised as part of the Wikimania conference in Cape Town. It was an extension of the Towards Openness work that Christian Friedrich and others have been involved in and which I have admired from the sidelines until … Continue reading Towards Open-ish?
So it seemed like everyone had the SPLOT love going on today. Whilst I was waxing lyrical in a meeting with some students, Jim Groom was knocking one out on the blog after spending time with Daniel at Coventry. I was meeting with some students … Continue reading I think I’m going crazy, I’m gonna go radge
Today is Ada Lovelace Day and this has become a firm fixture in our calendar at the University of Edinburgh. It is one of our flagship Wikipedia editathon events, and this year we partnered with the School of Chemistry and took the event on the … Continue reading Wikipedia is a very lovely place to be