Tag Archives: technology

Apps that change my working life: Is it Noisli in here?

Describing Noisli as a background noise generator is not doing the app justice. It’s a nice place to work, a moody place to work, it’s a place working for you anywhere and however you want. Continue reading

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Twitter Taxonomy: Species of user, their behaviour, and how to spot them.

I have blogged a lot about Twitter, and when you spend a lot of time on Twitter, especially clearing out the trash, you start to notice different personality types forming between the accounts, which is why I asked Matthew Partridge, … Continue reading

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The Data Sharing Week in Review

Here is a summary of the week I spent trawling the internet finding out about Data Sharing as a researcher and what it means to share your data. The Data Sharing Week for me actually started a week earlier when I was asked … Continue reading

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21st Century Lecturing

There is an interesting piece from the Digital Media + Learning website, which discusses the continued and seasonal banning of certain electronic devices in the university teaching sessions. WHY? Isn’t technology supposed to make things easier for us or has … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons for Academics to Use Social Media and Twitter

1. UP-TO-DATE CAREER INFORMATION: Your departmental website may not get updated as often as you like and you may not have direct control over the content. Owning your own professional web profile, e. g., LinkedIn, gives you freedom to add all the details you want. … Continue reading

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