If my 46 year old self could have mentored my 23 year old self in being a training professional, what would I have said? I’ve been a staff developer in various guises since 1998, stumbling into the profession mostly as an escape route from another plan that hadn’t worked out. I brought with me a […]
I really like Adam Neely’s YouTube stuff as a bass player, and failed muso. His latest video, though, is an interesting reflection on his 14 years as a YouTubing musician. He charts his changing approach to using the platform from charming early-doors stuff in 2006 to the thoughtful, extremely popular material he does now. He […]
Being innovative is a good thing. At least when the results have value. But the process of innovation is expensive in terms of time, energy and money so you want it be be focused on the right things My fantastic plastic bag machine A few years ago I remember daydreaming about what I would invent […]
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Grooving to Snarky Puppy, learning polyrhythms and trying to understand Jacob Collier.
I made a decision recently. I realised during a conversation with frolleague Zac Gribble that I wasn’t going to get any better while Twitter was a major presence in my life. I’ve been on Twitter since 2008 and it’s been the central plank of my online engagement since then. This isn’t to do with getting […]
In which I get cross about something I just read. Why do some people talk about safety and security as commodities that can be supplied by technology?
I once explained to someone that I was an “advocate
for technology in education”, back in the day.
I can’t put my finger on when that changed but I don’t think it’s the case any longer. It hasn’t been for a while. So what am I an advocate for?