Describing what we do

In conversations about people involved in data analysis, one of my colleagues in an institute of sport observed that "the biggest...

Sticky

JISC has shared a story about a sticky campus (link). This set me off thinking about the resources we use to...

Like a torn kite in a storm

Our friend, Donal, has had a posthumous book published. His author's name is Daniel. Donal died...

Connectivity, Invisibility, Awareness, and Agency

Katrin Etzrodt and Sven Engesser (2019) have been looking at ubiquitous tools, connected things and intelligent agents (link).

Networks

My son, Sam, has just written a post about systems and networks (link). I found the post really interesting in a...

Appropriate?

I have spent some time discussing learning in recent weeks. In one of my conversations, I spoke...

Sharing research journeys

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

Continuing learning and innocent climbing

I am staggered by the expertise shared openly. Each day, my inbox delivers treasures that are growing in scale. Today, thanks to Mara Averick (link), I discovered Danielle Navarro's personal essay...

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)!...

Thinking about options and failure

We spend a lot of time in sport seeking optimal performance. We tend to be very optimistic about the processes that contribute to this optimisation outcome and are delighted...