Author Archive for lwise

I am a cognitive scientist, psychologist, and online learning specialist with an interest in taekwon-do, web stuff, cycling, indoor soccer and sundry other things. My staff profile at Swinburne is at http://www.lilydale.swinburne.edu.au/staff/profiles/lwise.htm. My lab website is at http://mocapsuite.edublogs.org/. I have bursts of web activity, and then large lapses. And so it's been since Al Gore invented the internet.

Social media site with interesting links

Cyberspace and Information Operations Study Center Social Media site This site has a whole lot of interesting social media links aiming to understand the role of social media in terms of information management and cybersecurity from a military perspective. Scroll…

Are Bert and Ernie gay?

Are Bert and Ernie gay? Back in 2007, Sesame Workshop addresses the issue, saying: “[Bert and Ernie] are not gay, they are not straight, they are puppets. They do not exist below the waist.” Who would have thunk it –…

5 Tips for editing your own writing

5 tips for self-editing This article contains some good hints for how to improve our own writing – and the blog site provides a good opportunity to put these hints into practice and to develop a habit of writing prolifically…

Hyperbole and a Half

Hyperbole and a Half. This is a really interesting account of depression from the inside – powerful writing and possibly a useful read for psychology people 🙂

Digital Technologies and Training Group

This is the new blog for the Digital Technologies and Training research group at Swinburne University of Technology. Our research spans a range of different areas, focussing on digital technologies (digital devices, social media, simulators) and training (academic training and…