In order to regain a bit of impetus behind my blogging I’m shamelessly nicking the idea of a few other bloggers and producing a weekly digest of some of the things I’ve been working on, discovered or reflected on over the course of the week.
This is the first one.
At the beginning of June I decided to ignore Twitter for a month to see how I got on and try to disentangle it from my life, hoping to get a clearer picture of why I actually use it in the process. It has become such a regular part of my routine that it’s hard to think constructively about it.
I’m going all gooey about AudioBoo at the moment. It’s sat around in the perpiphery of my vision for a while now but in the last month or so I’ve started to see it as a really useful addition to my network of tools, especially now I’m a JesusPhone user.
Here’s why I’m gushing…
Last week Will , Steve and myself from Netskills… went down to this year’s Eduserv Symposium in London. It was on the theme of The Mobile University and it was a thoroughly enjoyable learning experience.
The slides and videos are
I really like the people I follow on Twitter. They generate a real buzz of excitement about stuff that is happening that I find very energising.
The thing that gets the Tweeps I follow particularly excited is novelty. When a…
Over the last 2 days I’ve been following the backchannel tweets from various events. It’s a great if slightly frustrating way to keep up with goings-on.
I’ve yet to deliver a presentation or workshop where there is an active backchannel and don’t have any planned yet but the thought of it does make by blood run cold rather.
I’ve been reflecting on whether I think the backchannel is a good thing from the presenter and attendees’ point of view.
It struck me earlier this week how much of a role technology has played in helping us with our move to new jobs in Newcastle. Some aspects were fairly bland but others have been a little more interesting. I thought I’d itemise the different ways and then draw some tenuous conclusion as I usually do.
I thought now would be a good time to take stock of a few thoughts about the move.