Microcontent: narratives and attention

How do online courses engage learners? Alan Levine explores this issue in a post titled Seeking Answers:...

Writing a report

Earlier this week, Avinash Kaushik wrote about Responses to Negative Data (link). Shortly after his post was published, I found a...

Sharing news

Each week an O'Reilly newsletter arrives in my email inbox. I am not sure when I signed up but I am...

Paul’s PhD

Paul Perkins (link) is about to submit his PhD at the University of Canberra. His title is Can a modified, low-risk...

Augmenting, interacting, reflecting

I have revisited Douglas Engelbart's 1962 paper Augmenting Human Intellect: A Conceptual Framework (link). I did so after Mark Upton shared...

Sharing research journeys

Researchers have some important decisions to make about the ways they share their discoveries. Back in 2017,...

Discovering Ma

By chance, I heard someone talking about ma today. It was a conversation about minimalism and architecture. Ma is a Japanese...

Performance Analytics and Pedagogy

Some recent posts have encouraged me to think about pedagogy for a new age of performance analytics in sport. It started with Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel's speakerdeck Let them eat cake (first)!...

Making sense of data practices

Laura Ellis has been writing this week about solving business problems with data (link). The alert to her post came shortly after another link had taken me back to...

A Fra Mauro kind of week

Fra Mauro was a cartographer. He lived in the Republic of Venice in the fifteenth century. I found out about him in James Cowan's (1997) A Mapmaker's Dream. In that...