Monthly Archives: September 2009

Can social media help?

ShareTweet Outcome of the request below: well, we didn’t get a direct offer from the Twitterverse, but we did spot a likely possibiity while we were looking!  And it seems like there may be another possibility on the horizon too!  … Continue reading

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Building an online academic presence

ShareTweet To me, it’s really obvious that an academic needs to build a sound online academic presence – in fact, that’s why I’ve spent most of the summer building this blog, with the help of @Jas.  In fast-changing times, academics … Continue reading

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British Academy of Management 2009

ShareTweet At BAM this year, I continued the work on emergence and complexity that I’ve been developing with Ted Fuller over the past few years.  It went down very well compared with last year, I think because the concepts are … Continue reading

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Book review – a must-read: Web 2.0 Architectures, James Governor, Dion Hinchcliffe and Duane Nickull (2009, Adobe Developer Library, O’Reilly)

ShareTweet Many years ago now (1990-91), I achieved an MSc in Computing at Bradford University.  The course was built on foundational computer science concepts, the basics of binary data transmission, logic gates, modular programming techniques, system architectures.  At the time, … Continue reading

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Digital skills – raising aspirations?

ShareTweet In a recent blogpost my colleague Lisa Harris presented an overview of the idea of the ‘digital native’, that is, someone who has grown up with the technology and uses it proficiently and naturally [How competent are new students … Continue reading

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