The Price of pomposity in education

I’ve just been watching (rewatching actually) Euan Semple’s talk on the Price of Pomposity at Life 09 in June of last year. The core argument is clear, that the old style command and control and the heirarchies built upon it  will find it increasingly difficult to compete in…

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Ping pongs

Oh my, what a disappointing turn of events. Tech blogs and the rumour mill have been rife for weeks and months with speculation about “Social” coming into iTunes. Well Ping has arrived and has completely underwhelmed even the most die hard Apple fans (of which, you could probably argue, I’…

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Eureka! "The network is the person"

Yesterday morning I had something of a Eureka! moment (while showering – typical!). For whatever reason, Sun’s motto from the 1990’s “The network is the computer” started buzzing around in my head however my context was thinking about people’s social networks. Suddenly it hit me, what Euan Semple…

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