Monthly Archives: May 2009

Learning spaces and more

great looking http://rubble.heppell.net/places/

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Another slideshow test

Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR.

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just testing flickr embedded slideshows

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Another great co-operative game: the giant joystick

I love this installation/game by Mary Flannagan. A giant joystick for whole body, co-operative play, and an alice in wonderland sense of disproportion Add it to my list of co-opetition games…

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Vulgar Eloquence

This is an illustration by Toronto artist Jody Hewgill, www.jodyhewgill.com A lovely presentation by Peter Elbow, in which he discusses how difficult it is to dictate sentences. That when we speak, and stop thinking about the language, and speaking in … Continue reading

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Like Minds

I have found a very like mind – in terms of interest (couldn’t say intellect! If only). http://www.regardingjohn.com/papers/ John Martin is interested in embodied learning, location-based media, space and place-based games. I’m frantically writing down all the books in his … Continue reading

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Trashy fun

a neat idea

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Trying to get it

Cognitive Science is really an affiliation of disciplines: AI, linguistics, neuroscience, psychology, sometiems anthropology and the philosophy of the mind. It also has many streams. Scientific imagination mutates radicaly from one epoch to another and the history of science is … Continue reading

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more on smells

what role does smell have in our life? There is smell for attraction: that might be attraction to a person or attraction to foods, There’s smell for repulsion or alerting: that might be someone who doesn’t smell good, the smell … Continue reading

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the embodied mind, Wikipedia to the rescue

having slept on the first two chapters, I decided to revert to Wikipedia thinking that perhaps a simplified explanation of the overall text might clarify things. The particular strand of embodied cognition that is explored by the authors is actually … Continue reading

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