Lifelong learning and information literacy


Information literacy is a human right, according to the Australian Library and Information Association. I found this incredibly moving and inspirational fact out while researching a presentation on lifelong learning. It is obvious to me…

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HTML5 is a game changer: tech investor and Tedx Santa Cruz speaker


Roger McNamee starts his video off asking “What if you knew major new technology cycle was beginning in the next couple of years?” A tech investor, he then poses six hypotheses with which he’s been…

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Kick the tyres on MS Lync


Relationships Australia SA  is currently trialling Microsoft Lync as an internal and external communications tool and I’d like to invite all my blog readers to kick its digital tyres with us. The trial is set…

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HTML5 – Why I couldn’t see it in IE9 and why Windows XP users never will


Download an MP3 file (2.4 MB) to listen to this blog post: HTML5 goodness Or, browser willing, play it back here: Sorry, your browser doesn’t support HTML5. Click on link above. A few posts ago…

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Mark Smithers on why lecture capturing is a woeful use of technology


I wish I could add something pithy to this – but when someone makes the point so very, very well – all you can do is point others to it. Being me and unable to…

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