Monthly Archives: September 2008

Apple i-touch research

When i got my i phone i gave my i-touch to my nephew, who has just started university, on condition that he do a little research on how the i-touch could be used in an academic setting.  Below is his … Continue reading

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In case anyone is wondering/reading

I have noted that a few people are checking my blog and for those of you that are taking the time,  i will be returning after the election to the open everything discussion as well as the some interesting stuff … Continue reading

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timeout for reflection

So i had a bit of a spritual awakening at Open everything hollyock.  I am not sure how to write this up my formal trip report but i thought i should mention it somewhere.   About 9 or so things I like about hollyhock 1) … Continue reading

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Putting the “Un” in Conference

I have delayed updating my blog for a few days largely because the rest of the Open Everything un-conference was intensive and frankly a little overwhelming.   So many ideas,  so much knowledge to integrate from so many different culture perspectives and … Continue reading

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Open government at Open Everything

Day one at open everything was essentially a discovery day. We did a number of un-conference activities to help express the widely different points of view on what ‘open’ is. One of the most interesting was the Spectrogram. David Eaves … Continue reading

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Arriving at Cortes

So there wasnt a float plane…no Twin Otter. We landed at one of those carbon copy transport canada airports in campbell river then a local entrepreneur drove us to the pier where we caught the water taxi over to Cortes. … Continue reading

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