Anglotech

After first reading about geocaches, it seems to be a nearly inevitable application of data storage and communication technology. A network of thirty satellites in near Earth orbit (Neo) form the global positioning system (GPS). Originally intended for…

Anglotech

Information farming

During research about different publishing models I came across this graph about the cost breakdowns (focusing on published academic journals, unsurprisingly). The section which intrigued me most was the calculation of added cost, if proofreaders and p…

Information farming

Thing 9 & 10 – Google Hangouts, Collaborate Ultra, and Wikimedia

Online Meeting Tools Tools such as Google Hangouts, Collaborate Ultra, and Zoom have seen increased usage during the COVID-19 pandemic as people are practicing social distancing. Some universities have moved all classes online for the time being and professors are using these tools in order to connect with students from their homes. I’ve been using … Continue reading Thing 9 & 10 – Google Hangouts, Collaborate Ultra, and Wikimedia

Thing 9 & 10 – Google Hangouts, Collaborate Ultra, and Wikimedia

i-Corona

Edinburgh University’s Thing 21 – a module on online learning and digital games – could not be more relevant at this time. The UK, along with many countries across the world is on lockdown as social distancing becomes the first line of defense against the rapid and unmanageable spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID19. As … Continue reading i-Corona

i-Corona

LinkedIn

I’ve always found LinkedIn a bit of a tricky fit. It’s a bit too “worky” for me to want to check at home, and a bit too “job hunty” to want to check at work. So message requests tend to pile up before I get round to reading them, and it’s usually from people I … Continue reading LinkedIn

LinkedIn

Thing 6

Design can either make or break online content, specifically when it comes to those with additional needs. When design is inclusive, it can revolutionise the experience of those who may feel excluded from a digital world. When online design factors in groups who may feel marginalised in this arena, a website can engage a wholeContinue reading “Thing 6”

Thing 6