Google Maps Timeline & Digital Security

I’ve been (slowly) working my way through the 23 Things List, a project on digital literacy from the University of Edinburgh. Thing number 4 was Digital Security. While we include Web Security in a lot of our digital literacy prorams, I’m not a huge WebSec person. It’s not something that I think about or worry […]

Google Maps Timeline & Digital Security

Thing 22: Fun and Play

This is a cross-post between WordPress and Medium. Late at night, disheveled and rather unshaven, I had a go at a few Dubsmashes. A fun bookend to a quality and serious course – kind of like post-karaoke fun for the selfie generation. Enjoy🙂

Thing 22: Fun and Play

Thing 19: Altmetrics

This is a cross-post between WordPress and Medium. I’ve been writing for more years than I can remember – spanning all sorts of things, from song lyrics and travel writing to technical instructions and book forewords. I’ve yet to complete a full length book, but I did manage to hit a different achievement this year, … Continue reading “Thing 19: Altmetrics”

Thing 19: Altmetrics

Thing 17: Geolocation

This is a cross-post between WordPress and Medium. There’s sort of these two polarising perspectives, right? Everything is great. The Internet has created all this freedom and liberty, and everything’s going to be fantastic. Or, everything’s terrible. The Internet has created all these tools for cracking down, and spying, and controlling what we say. The thing is, … Continue reading “Thing 17: Geolocation”

Thing 17: Geolocation

Thing 15: Curation

This is a cross-post between WordPress and Medium. For those that remember it, the social bookmarking site Delicious was a great idea. Take a bunch of URLs like you’d save in your browser, save them online instead, and then share them with others – a means of collectively exploring certain themes across the web. I … Continue reading “Thing 15: Curation”

Thing 15: Curation

Thing 14: Audio

This is a cross-post between WordPress and Medium. As a kid, I consistently struggled to commit myself to the rigors of learning a musical instrument. I took piano lessons for a while, and gave them up not long after realising that I couldn’t play like Little Richard straight away. I bought a bass guitar from … Continue reading “Thing 14: Audio”

Thing 14: Audio

Thing 13: Video

This is a cross-post between WordPress and Medium. I’m making crawlingly slow progress through 23 Things as I have a) been a bit blindsided by the US election results as well as b) trying to make sure I make the most of this course as an opportunity to properly reflect on the topics raised here. … Continue reading “Thing 13: Video”

Thing 13: Video