Monthly Archives: March 2012

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Droooool…..

The MindWave Education turns your computer into a private tutor. The headset takes decades of medical EEG technology and puts it into a bundled software package for under $100. It safely measures brainwave signals and monitors the attention levels of … Continue reading

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Lifelogging as a historic activity

Of course I’m interested in lifelogging, although I haven’t investigated it very thoroughly yet, except to have read “How the E-Memory Revolution Will Change Everything.” When i thought about lifelogging I didn’t really think about the trail I’ve already left … Continue reading

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Appreciating Affordances

“Affordances”, is a great word. I really came to appreciate it when a student colleague used it in the context of disability – rather than disability, talk about the bodies’ affordances. I had a very interesting conversation discussing the thorny … Continue reading

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How the history of toothpaste explains why you can’t lose weight, and perhaps how we might come to love learning through chocolate cake….

How can we apply THIS to teaching and learning? The power of habit: http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2012/02/an_excerpt_from_charles_duhigg_s_the_power_of_habit_.html?fb_ref=sm_fb_like_toolbar&fb_source=home_multiline I do remember becoming totally addicted to a computer game which I played dozens of times a day as a reward for having completed each hour … Continue reading

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Finally – recognition – notes are best placed on ones arm

http://www.pa-design.com/pa_montre-post-it_pense-bete_371_1143.html

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London Threads – and Getting Things Done

Making something wearable and electronic….(ultimately with a bit of processing too).- I’ve been looking forward to it for a couple of years – But have I done it? Nope. That kind of thing always feels like mucking around. I don’t … Continue reading

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