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Perspectives on an academic environment: a collaborative blog by Gill Clough & Rebecca Ferguson

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Entries from January 2008

IET’s Learn About Fair

January 31st, 2008 · No Comments

This took place over a lunchtime in the Old Lecture Theatre. There were stands covering the most popular “Learn about” papers available on the Knowledge Network. Popular means most downloaded. There was Geocaching, Ambient Technologies, Second Life, Blogging and Wikis to mention only a few. The stands took up about a quarter of the hall, […]

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Tags: by Gill · Geocaching · technology

Books – the low-tech alternative

January 5th, 2008 · 1 Comment

My Christmas stocking did not only contain gadgets, although they¬†did constitute a significant proportion. I also asked for two books. I’ve settled down to read them, only now realising how similar they are to each other. The first book is Nella Lasts’s war – The Second World War Diaries of Housewife, 49, edited by Richard […]

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Tags: by Gill · Reflections