Monthly Archives: May 2009

Design Digest DD1

Would like to add a new mini-feature to learn4kicks from today onwards – I read quite a few different types of blogs for inspiration including furniture, general design, design research, random blogs from both professional or amateur designers on their

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If you wikify processes will people really use them?

Last week I was asked for help by a friend to try and find people with specific expertise to consult on a project that needed very quick responses due to the project’s timelines. I thought about how best to do

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Thoughts from virtual classroom session

Huge thanks to Nellie, Gladys, Ludmila Smirnova, Gita Mathur, Sui Fai John Mak, Mark Cruthers for taking the time to present – our Surrey network found the session really inspiring and carried on talking for ages afterwards. Nellie has uploaded the session,

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Thoughts from virtual classroom session (lite)

Huge thanks to Nellie, Gladys, Ludmila Smirnova, Gita Mathur, Sui Fai John Mak, Mark Cruthers for taking the time to present – our Surrey network found the session really inspiring and carried on talking for ages afterwards. Nellie has uploaded

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Economic Manhattan Project

Edge has recently released footage of the Economic Manhattan Project which has been kicked off by a conference at the beginning of May. In December, Edge published “Can Science Help Solve the Economic Crisis?” by Mike Brown, Stuart Kauffman, Zoe-Vonna

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A beautiful, wonderful thing is happening at Surrey this Thursday…

We are very excited to welcome Nellie Deutsch to our eLearning Practitioners Network this Thursday lunchtime. Nellie will be running a session about using virtual classrooms and navigating the live environment. We are hoping to meet with some colleagues from

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Learn4Kicks Lite feed – temporary experiment

Whilst still playing around with dual posting, have set up a second feed – Learn4kicksLite which will contain all the shorter posts: http://learn4kicks.wordpress.com/category/Learn4KicksLite&feed=rss2/feed/ Did this by setting up a new category then you just add the feed on the end

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How violent am I? (longer post)

Just been on an internal course about a new media system we have launched at the uni and we were looking at different programmes from various tv channels. Started to watch “How Violent are You?” Have only watched the first

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B (shorter): MBA rankings, Second Life econ, maths & science

Release of the Global MBA and Business School rankings in the Financial Times today. They offer a range of ways to explore – charts, tables, maps and directory. The video explains more about the process or you can search through each group

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A (longer post)UPDATED: MBA rankings, second life and small but painful human suffering

(if you are looking for a shorter post, please read B above) Interesting to see Global MBA and Business School rankings in the Financial Times today. They offer a range of ways to explore – charts, tables, maps and directory.

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MBAs in minutes, days or maybe not at all

Got distracted in a bookshop today and saw two different books about pursuing MBAs – an ‘MBA in 80 minutes’ or the bigger ‘MBA in 10 days’.  I wonder if there’s an ‘MBA in 140 characters’ yet? I’m guessing that

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What this blog isn’t and is about

isn’t: homemadeMBA, at the moment, intention is not to explore and/or produce a kind of MBA alternative framework or package, there are many aspects to an MBA but for now I wish to focus specifically on economics and finance. general

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Economic Education – Option B, I would love to read about how the table was created

If you’re reading this on the blog, Option A below is a quicker read ! Table of economic, maths, scientific words, phrases  Started with some data collected from previous financial visualization project from Many Eyes Wikified, which then pasted into

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Economic Education – Option A, I don’t care how the table was created

For anyone who is short of time, you have a choice with these blog posts, Option A below, is quicker to read and not really a post, Option B (contains waffle, more links and an idea that I’ve never done

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Invisible enemies….

No time to do anything at the moment, but this seemed entirely appropriate After my first taekwondo fight which I lost and felt totally rubbish afterwards, my instructor said “He who conquers others is great but he who conquers himself

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Invisible enemies….

No time to do anything at the moment, but this seemed entirely appropriate After my first taekwondo fight which I lost and felt totally rubbish afterwards, my instructor said “He who conquers others is great but he who conquers himself

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Posted in martial, random learning

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