Category Archives: #CLMOOC

Fractal music

Fractals fascinate me – the mesmerising beauty of their evolving, expanding symmetry never fails to draw me in and remind me how beautiful maths can be.  Mandelbrot, of course – such mathematical cleverness, but also the numerous examples that can … Continue reading

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sky

I’m always looking at the sky – my camera is full of pictures of sunshine and sunsets – so Kim’s weekly photo challenge is right up my street this week. The pic above is of Bridge Street subway early one morning a … Continue reading

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Researcher Journal: follow up lurker research

Last summer, Aras, AK, Len and I did some exploratory research into “lurking” behaviour in #CLMooc.  I wrote about a presentation I gave, and we recently had a paper published in EURODL. “Lurking” is a loaded term, with negative connotations, and … Continue reading

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Sketchfab

I’ve just discovered a new resource and I am loving it. Check out Sketchfab (account is free) and see how you can search all of the uploads there. I grabbed the embed code and dropped this straight into my blog … Continue reading

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Ampen, Don’t Dampen

A week of reflection. Finding that friends were hurting and we didn’t know. Knowing that I’d been hurt as well. What to do? What to think? What to say? A slogan from Terry jingling around in my head resulted in … Continue reading

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Find 5 Friday songs

It’s Friday, I am alone on the office, and it’s that time of day. Here’s five songs that I like for #F5F The Damned Smash  It Up The Members The Sound of the Suburbs Jeff Beck  Hi Ho Silver Lining Terry … Continue reading

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Two Invitations

Two beautiful cards today from two talented friends. An invitation from Sheri to share her walk, and an invitation from Kristen to help decorate her yard. This one is a real challenge. Thanks, friends 🙂

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Ugly is as ugly does

Last week I shocked my readers with my tirade against dandelions – so I’m amused to see that this week Kim’s photo prompt is about finding ugly things. Well, of course – as she says – beauty and ugliness are … Continue reading

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What would you save from a digital fire?

Wow, what a good question. Today’s Daily Create asks: The internet is on fire: What digital personal effects would you save? Kevin’s story gave me pause for thought – as he suggests, I wouldn’t have time to log into everything. … Continue reading

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Researcher Journal: Trust and Authenticity

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about the ethics of conducting research on open data. I know that some folk take the view that because Twitter is in the public domain, that means that researchers are welcome to help themselves … Continue reading

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