Category Archives: #rhizo15

Squinting sideways

Sweet is the lore which Nature brings; Our meddling intellect Mis-shapes the beauteous forms of things:– We murder to dissect. (Wordsworth,Ā The Tables Turned) I often used to feel that doing analytic philosophy was like pulling the legs of a spider … Continue reading

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Knitting for friends

At some point during rhizo15 I decided it would to start knitting for online friends. I started with a hat for Kevin (@dogtrax). This is a Klein bottle hat based on a pattern from here.       Susan(@EatcherVeggies) liked … Continue reading

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Beginning #clmooc

Apparently #CLMOOC starts today – I am excite! I’ve made a quick poster using Mozilla Thimble. Dunno how to embed it in this blog though šŸ™  

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Storify for #tomereaders chat

Yesterday we had our first #tomereaders Twitter chat about Chapter 2 of Bowen’s Teaching Naked, which is about “social proximity and the virtual classroom”. Autumm and I found a lot of similarities between what Bowen is saying and our #rhizo15 … Continue reading

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Teaching Naked (1)

I’m readingĀ Teaching Naked at the moment for a book group, Twitter chat, who knows what-rhizo thing with Autumm and some others. I like it. Here’s Bowen’s assessment of the supposed revolution caused by the internet age: The point here is … Continue reading

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Email for rhizoANT projects

As we’re looking at collaborative tools for an upcoming presentation about rhizo14, Rebecca and AKĀ Ā have both written about their feelings of their experiences with using email. In particular, AK talks about the challenges posed by having multiple email addresses – … Continue reading

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Barbie discovers #rhizo15

Today’s Daily Create from @dogtrax Here’s mine. You can go to Feminist Hacker BarbieĀ and make your own.

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Heterogeneous rhizomes

When folk hear about the concept of a rhizome in D&G they often assume, not unreasonably, that the analogyĀ being made is to the botanical concept of ginger, or potatoes, or Japanese Knotweed. Well, sometimes it is, and it can be … Continue reading

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Recommend a book to a friend

ThisĀ popped up in my inbox today, with the suggestion to recommend a book I have read to an online friend. So that got me thinking about the sort of books I’ve been dipping into recently. To be honest, the types … Continue reading

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Don’t push your metaphors too far

Among the long list of fallacies we teach in level 1 philosophy is one called weak analogy: This fallacy consists in assuming that because two things are alike in one or more respects, they are necessarily alike in some other … Continue reading

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