When I read this article http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/oct/21/bad-science-publishing-claims I couldn’t agree more and it is not the first claim from the Baroness which gets the media machinery buzzing with wild claims completely unfounded… The blanket statement is not at all useful
Data cleanup trickery
Today I came across another one of those little gems that sometimes come out of the incredible code foundry which is Google. The project is called Google Refine . Admittedly this post looks rather boring and dull, but there is plenty to get excited about! So read on…
Steve Jobs against the world?
As many others I came across mr. Jobs’ Thoughts on Flash, a 1700 word open letter to the community this month and, as many others can’t ignore the message. I am a ‘late user’ of Apple products, and unlike many
Digital Writing and Pedagogy: How Do We Teach, What Do We Teach by Matt Hayler
I was lucky enough today to speak at a conference on Teaching Digital Writing, run by the Higher Education Academy’s English Subject Centre. What follows is that talk in full, and it draws on a number of concerns which are central to this blog: the implications of digitisation, the resistance to digital books, and the […]