I’ve unlocked a new achievement as a blogger, or a new milestone as a life-form. As a dinosaur telling the same old stories over and over again. I started drafting a blog post, as I always do since a while: I do it in my mind only, twist and turn in for days or weeks […]Read More Infinite Loop: Theory and Practice Revisited.
Every undergraduate in a science degree program has to develop some variant of Game of Life – in a programming 101 course. These – not very intelligent – life-forms on a checkerboard evolve by following very simple rules – ‘cell’ live or die, depending on its number of neighbors. The pattern is determined by the […]Read More Creepy Game of Life
Something education-related seems to have hit the blogosphere – many blogs I follow cover online-courses, teaching and education yesterday. My feelings are mixed. As usual, this is reflected by the comments I leave on other people’s blogs. Important note: Though this was intended as a balanced review. But it ended up as one of my […]Read More Do I Have an Opinion on Education at Large and on MOOCs in Particular?
It has been nearly a month since my satirical post on LinkedIn and bot-like HR professionals has stirred interesting discussions and unexpected reblogs. I have promised to come up with related posts regularly. To all my new followers who were probably attracted by the Liebster-award-related nonsense: Compared to those posts this one is unfortunately a […]Read More On Social Media and Networking (Should Have Been a Serious Post, Turned out Otherwise)
My previous post has triggered intriguing discussions – about writing, identity and what I called an ‘online persona’. As far as I remember I borrowed this term from David Weinberger’s book Small Pieces Loosely Joined – sublime reflections on the way the web has impacted culture and communication. I have asked myself sometimes: How should […]Read More Professional Online Persona or: What Are Your Skills?