Archive for the ‘tech and innovation’ Category

Now I am running longer distances, it is time to think / talk about what I take with me. My Garmin Forerunner 410 and HRM go on almost without thinking. I do like my Forerunner, and think the new Forerunner 620 looks absolutely fantastic. I would love to get my hands on one… I dislike running […]

2012 has been a bit of a year. I feel like have been plagued by coughs and colds for most of it, probably not true. Lots has happened, and I am glad it has. Here are just a few of the highlights: Parkology collective and lent (and advent) We are blogging over here, and our […]

TEDxExeter 2012


I had the privilege of being part of the TEDxExeter Team. I was the production manager. What started out as an offer to help out with the speakers slides and a bit of tech stuff soon grew. it grew to include sourcing and making stage signs – thank you Timber Cut for the MDF cutouts Buying a […]

Social Movement


I have come back from an interesting day in Bristol. It was run by something called the HIEC, (that being an Health Innovation Education Cluster) and was titled “Further, Faster, Together”. Let me qualify interesting. At one point in one of the workshops* I was in, a person claimed, that: “if you went out and […]

On Radio 4’s Today programme, the CEO from CEOP was explaining why Facebook should have a ‘Panic button’. you can listen here (if you are in the UK). It is worth setting this in context of some of the literature available, particularly when this literature appears to be ignored by CEOP. An attempt to briefly […]

Some thought provoking and wise words from Tom Wright NT Wright on Blogging/Social Media from Bill Kinnon on Vimeo

John LaGrou posting on Scot Mcknight’s blog has entered the debate… How do faith-based organizations respond to virtuality? The hardest part may be convincing the community that there’s a good reason to sit and stare at a stage, listening to a religious lecture. The virtually-connected church now has on-line access to the finest teaching and preaching […]

Following on from this post I thought I would share some thoughts and reflections after a day I spent with the BBC a couple of weeks back. It was a pervasive media day, a day of innovation and invention, working with the Learning and Development team. It was good fun, was facilitated by the Pervasive […]

danah boyd’s work is truly inspirational and is hugely influential in my own research. Earlier today she blogged I want my cyborg life. Read it. Please. There’s no doubt that I barely understood what the speaker was talking about. But during the talk, I had looked up six different concepts he had introduced (thank you […]

Papa, Papa! come quick I’ve found a slow worm I wrote this while on holiday I am sat, as I write this, on a sand dune. A cool North East wind is blowing off the Atlantic Ocean. The Towans stretch out before me, then the sea after that and then, the remnants of the sun […]