A Backward Weighted Bear Crawl - 2012 in Review

A Backward Weighted Bear Crawl - 2012 in Review

As we near the year's end, time for a quick look back at the highlights of 2012.  My Twitter word cloud for 2012 above (via wordle.ne...

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March of the Penguins

March of the Penguins

This post is all about Linux.  How did that plucky little penguin come to be the software behind Google, Amazon and Facebook, nearly al...

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Describing the Elephant - Adventures in Research Data Management

Describing the Elephant - Adventures in Research Data Management

What does your research data look like, and what facilities would your researchers welcome to help them manage it?  Here are the first...

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Help Wanted!  E-Learning Developer jobs at Loughborough

Help Wanted! E-Learning Developer jobs at Loughborough

We're hiring! We're looking for a couple of E-Learning developers to join our team, working on a range of projects including ...

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BYOD @ Lboro - Bring Your Own Device at Loughborough

BYOD @ Lboro - Bring Your Own Device at Loughborough

Got a policy on Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)?  Here's ours...  I'd love to hear back from people who are trying to embrace and ...

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Opening Pandora's Box - Exploring the Key Information Set

Opening Pandora's Box - Exploring the Key Information Set

The number one question from today's prospective students - if I come to your institution to study, how likely is that to lead to a...

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A Google Apps Take Away Show (JISCEL12)

A Google Apps Take Away Show (JISCEL12)

Here's a rather fuzzy video of my session on Google Apps from the  JISC Innovating E-Learning Conference 2012 .  In this talk I outline...

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Open Architectures - Solving More Interesting Problems (JISCEL12)

Open Architectures - Solving More Interesting Problems (JISCEL12)

Here's a quick teaser video for my talk at the JISC Innovating E-Learning Conference , on November 19th 2012.  Sign up now, so you d...

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Suddenly, Everything has Changed

Suddenly, Everything has Changed

Open Access logo - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_access Today I'm writing about changing expectatio...

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The Future Just Happened!

The Future Just Happened!

As I write this we have just learned that we have been shortlisted for a Times Higher Award for our work on the Kit-Catalogue proj...

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Times Higher Leadership and Management Awards - Loughborough’s ‘hybrid cloud’ and the i2012 project

Times Higher Leadership and Management Awards - Loughborough’s ‘hybrid cloud’ and the i2012 project

Regular readers may recall that Loughborough was a finalist in last year's Times Higher Leadership and Management Awards fo...

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Crowdsourcing the agenda for GEUG12

Crowdsourcing the agenda for GEUG12

If you're at a European University or College using Google Apps, you've probably noticed that we are holding a Google Apps for Educ...

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Introducing my.Lboro - A New Website for Students

Introducing my.Lboro - A New Website for Students

We recently launched a new website for Loughborough students that pulls together information from key sources around the University and als...

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Making an Impact with Google Scholar

Making an Impact with Google Scholar

Google Scholar is well known as a free search engine for academic papers and related documents. Less well known is Google Scholar’s “Cita...

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code.ac.uk: A Bounty Hunt (my JISC Elevator Pitch)

code.ac.uk: A Bounty Hunt (my JISC Elevator Pitch)

So here's a two minute video I just posted to YouTube outlining my plan to spend a tiny fraction of the JISC millions encouraging the c...

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Making the Most of Google+

Making the Most of Google+

This is a companion post to my talk with Google’s William Florance at the UCISA Using Social Media to Communicate workshop. We rec...

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Post PC: Dark Clouds and Silver Linings

Post PC: Dark Clouds and Silver Linings

My recent blog post,  A Post-PC Manifesto , looked at the seismic changes taking place in the IT industry right now - particularly around th...

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