This past week I had a very interesting discussion with a couple of colleagues on Facebook, of all places! Seeing you shrug in my mind’s eye, thinking “interesting discussion on Facebook… pleaease…“, let me just state for the record that 3055 words were exchanged among the 3-4 of us over the course of two days! [...]
I have recently had to revise/update my CCV (Canadian Common CV) for a proposal, where I had to identify the most important contributions of my research. I was also invited to participate to a workshop, for which I decided to pull together the work in four related projects into a common story. Finally I was [...]
Having gone through the unavoidable initial growth spurt with my blogging, i.e., my first five posts, I am finding myself “too busy” and so, in order to stave off the premature death of this enterprise, I have decided to post every weekend. Let’s see how this goes…
Yesterday I had the pleasure to attend a round-table discussion with and a public lecture by Preston Manning, who is now President of the Manning Centre for Building Democracy. The general subject of the discussion was interdisciplinary research and science communication with politicians and the public. The title of his presentation to the round-table think-tank [...]
Today was the second time we met with our class with the City of Edmonton.
We started by revisiting the objectives of the course:
We want to help our participants gain exposure to Second Life, as an example virtual world, and other collaborative and social-media tools and assess their usability. If the City [...]
Our workshop had the following six presenters and a good discussion at the end with all the audience. A summary of the discussion will follow; below I include the abstracts and bios of that presenters.
An Integrative Framework for Developing and Employing Interactive Digital Media
John Connolly is the Professor and Chair [...]
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