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February 05, 2008

Every picture tells a story

February 05, 2008

....and some tell tall ones.  What does this picture mean to you? more at ...

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February 03, 2008

A joke to test my feed

February 03, 2008

I wanted to test the feed from this blog, so I thought that I would share this joke with you.  It is by Gregory from a New Yorker cartoon in a calendar that I bought in the January sales.One dog says to another "I had my own blog for a while, but I decided to go back to just ...

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January 16, 2008

Tom Hodgkinson’s rant on (or should I say about?) Facebook

January 16, 2008

Tom Hodgkinson (in the old media corner) squares up against the new(ish) contender Facebook.  A quick google search reveals that Tom does have an Internet profile: he tells us that he plays the ukulele, and he does blog about his current reading in a convergent media fashion.  Also, anyone who has a web site called the Idler (with a ...

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Looking for papers on Immersive Virtual Worlds, Second Life et al

January 16, 2008

 Maggi Savin Baden and Rob Ward are guest editing a Special Issue of ALT-J that will be of interest to some in the Emerge Community - so  polish up that half-written paper or get started now.CALL FOR PAPERS LEARNING AND TEACHING IN IMMERSIVE VIRTUAL WORLDS   Special issue of ALT-J, Research in Learning Technology ...

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November 17, 2007

Must read this

November 17, 2007

Tag it, bookmark it, blog it but whatever you do, read it and pass it on.  danah boyd has announced this exciting special issue.  As danah says "Please feel free to pass this announcement on to anyone you think might find value from this special issue. "JCMC Special Theme Issue on "Social Network Sites"Guest Editors: danah boyd and Nicole ...

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October 25, 2007

Thick Bearded Women

October 25, 2007

Another case of the comment being better than the post.  I have blogged this here but I did want to share with you on Emerge the Portuguese concept, thanks Cristina, of thick bearded women (TBW).  TBW are feisty women who are "educated, hard-working, courageous and sharp in their decisions and actions".  Well I know so many of these women - ...

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New Sociotechnical Insights in Interaction Design

October 25, 2007

Call for PapersWorkshop on sociotechnical insights in interaction design(Sociotech-ID'08)(May 30th )in BCS Offices in London, United K joint event of the BCS Interaction and Sociotechnical groups Aims and goals of the workshopDiverse areas of the social sciences explore and conceptualize therelation between people, society and technology under the rubric of'sociotechnical', which can bring interesting insights into interactiondesign. Organizational studies of ...

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October 24, 2007

Invasion of Men with beards

October 24, 2007

Now don't get me wrong! I have nothing against men with beards - the love of my life has a beard - but I do have to point out that the front page of Emerge is in danger of being overrun by men with beards (so much more exciting if it was overrun by women with or without beards).If ...

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October 18, 2007

Agile Methods - CFP

October 18, 2007

CALL FOR PAPERS European Journal of Information Systems Special Issue on Agile Processes in Software Development --------------------------------- Special Issue Editors Pekka Abrahamsson (VTT Finland) Kieran Conboy (NUI Galway, Ireland) Xiaofeng Wang (University of Limerick, Ireland) Special EJIS Advisory Board for this Special Issue Brian Fitzgerald (University of Limerick, Ireland) Richard Baskerville (Georgia State University, USA) ----------------------------------- ...

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August 14, 2007

Interesting Call for Chapters

August 14, 2007

Some of you may be interested in this call for chapters - Sabine Little is excellent. Beyond Consultation: Developing Staff-Student Partnerships in Learning and Teaching Development and Research Call for Chapters Editors: Laura Jenkins and Sabine Little The aim of this book is to build on existing and emerging expertise in staff-student partnerships that go beyond the ...

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