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.

Manchester City signs first eSports player

Source: Manchester City signs first eSports player So, apparently Kieran Brown will be representing Manchester City in eSports tournaments and fan events around the world playing the FIFA soccer video game. The lines between physical sports leagues and video game…

Home | Psychlopaedia

Source: Home | Psychlopaedia From my email from the Australian Psychological Society: A new way to appreciate psychology Psychlopaedia is a new website, brought to you by the APS, that will help the public better understand the benefits and breadth of psychology. Psychlopaedia provides engaging,…

Psst…Wanna buy a bottle of air?

“Maybe the whole world has gone mad.” This rather succinct summation was how education historian and public school advocate Diane Ravitch rounded out her consideration of a new idea tha… Source: Psst…Wanna buy a bottle of air? (via Stephen Downes) This…

Aeon | ideas and culture

Aeon is a magazine of ideas and culture. We publish original essays, incisive opinions, and outstanding non-fiction films, free for all. Source: Aeon | ideas and culture This is a pretty cool repository of really interesting ideas and opinions, with…