Monthly Archives: August 2016

Working with Ionic framework

IPhone Apps and Websites So I have been acting as a client for some software engineering students from the University of Melbourne who are developing an iPhone app for taking class lists at my taekwondo club. Both of the groups…

The power within vulnerability – Juice Daily

How does “the power of vulnerability” sit within a context that eschews victim-blaming? While I have no issue with accepting that we each have weaknesses and limitations, it seems like turning vulnerability into a “power” is delegating responsibility to others…

University students, you are being watched

You are being watched and tracked “to help understand learning processes” – really???? And if I wanted to do this for a research project, rather than for business purposes (student “engagement” is about student retention, which means students continuing to be…

Good set of articles on open research and its challenges

Could Open Research benefit Cambridge University researchers? Lauren Cadwallader, Joanna Jasiewicz, Marta Teperek, Unlocking Research, 2016/08/09 Good series from the University of Cambridge Office of Scholarly Communications on the challenges facing contemoporary scientific research. Here’s the list of articles: The mis-measurement problem – 11…