Ignatia Webs blog post – the future of mobile learning I was very pleased to see this positive blog post review of a chapter I recently published in an open access book on mobile learning, which the blogger, Inge De… Read More
Global Day of Coderetreat Last weekend I participated in the 2013 Global Day of Coderetreat, joining the session running at the Xero offices in Wellington, New Zealand. Along with 2,000+ other software developers across 165 locations on all continents, I… Read More
Cloud analytics – Using cloud based services to analyse big data Last week I presented on cloud analytics at the Massey ecentre’s ‘Into the Cloud’ event. The slides are now available on Slideshare.
Too much money chasing not enough IT grads According the the government’s careers web site, taking data from TradeMe, 6 out of the top 10 paying jobs in New Zealand in 2013 were in Information Technology. The top paying job… Read More
The Hotel California of Cyberspace A great article from the New Zealand Listener web site about how the British science fiction writer J.G.Ballard predicted social media back in 1977. He didn’t make it sound very appealing. we are all just… Read More
The future of the Performance Based Research Fund An interesting article on the Tertiary Education Union web site about the future of PBRF, and comments made by Jonathan Boston, one of its original architects. Among other negative effects of continuing… Read More