My Twitter account has been in lock down for about 2 years. I rarely tweeted anyone other than my friends. I have set up lists: News services and clued up people. People who make me laugh. Very clever people. Work. People I’ve met in real life. I like the self editing nature and I’ve fallen … Continue reading 23 Things Day 7: Twitter
In my previous place of work, we had a great Assistive Technology Officer, who worked with everyone to make sure no one was left out of their academic life. Tools I learnt to use from her included Inspiration, Dragon – i, ATbar and AccessApps, As a Learning Technologist it helped me to have an understanding … Continue reading 23 Things Day 6 : Accessibility
As part of Day 5 of the 23 things project, I was asked to look at several articles about the reactions to the Apple and Facebook release of diverse emoji/emoticons in 2015 and 2016. I will hold up my hand as an emoji Luddite. On more that one occasion I will send a text message … Continue reading 23 Things Step 5 : Diversity
I like to think I do okay in terms of keeping myself safe online. I’m good at spotting phishing emails and generally cautious about handing out my details. A couple of years back I woke up to my phone constantly buzzing, in the space of 20 minutes I had received over 300 email messages. A … Continue reading 23 Things Step 4 : Being Safe
Step 3 in the 23things project I mentioned in the previous post is about checking out your digital footprint. The task was to ‘Google’ yourself and reflect on the results and I must admit this made me feel instantly old. <anecdotetime> In Dec 1997, when the Google website was barely a few months old, a … Continue reading 23 Things Day 3 : Having a quick Google
Last week I signed up for the 23 things project at Edinburgh Uni. It looked like something fun I could do while still expanding what I know about the world. I will admit that I’m not fond of collaborating online with strangers ( although its part of my job to encourage others to do so), … Continue reading Writing a little something for 23ThingsEdUni →
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