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Monday, 19 August 2019
Emerging Coherence of a New View of Physics at the Alternative Natural Philosophy Association
The Alternative Natural Philosophy Association met in Liverpool University last week following a highly successful conference on Spencer-Br...
Sunday, 4 August 2019
China's experiments with AI and education
At the end of Norbert Wiener's "The Human Use of Human Beings", he identified that there was a "new industrial revolutio...
Wednesday, 31 July 2019
Fractals of Learning
I've been doing some data analysis on responses of students to a comparative judgement exercise I did with them last year. Basically, ...
Monday, 29 July 2019
Recursive Pedagogy, Systems thinking and Personal Learning Environments
Most of us are learning most of what we know, what we can do, what we use on an everyday basis, what we talk about to friends and colleague...
Monday, 15 July 2019
Interdisciplinary Creativity in Marseille
Last week I was lucky enough to go to this year's Social Ontology conference in Marseille. I've been going to southern France for a...
Tuesday, 9 July 2019
Creativity and Novelty in Education and Life
A number of things have happened this week which has led me to think about the intellectual efforts that academics engage in to make uttera...
Sunday, 7 July 2019
The Preservation of Context in Machine learning
I'm creating a short online course to introduce staff in my faculty to machine learning. It's partly about awareness-raising (what&...
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