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Random Thoughts

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ust catching up with some links The Painted Veil: Movie A superb movie!! – couldn’t figure out where the title came from, but (from you know where!!) The Painted Veil is a 1925 novel by W. Somerset Maugham. The title is taken from Percy Bysshe Shelley‘s sonnet which begins “Lift Not The Painted Veil Which…

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Taking a Free Day.

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I posted a little about Dan Sullivan recently. I have just been browsing his website, wondering if it had anything on it about his ‘three day’ philosophy. There must be something there somewhere, but at the moment I cannot find it. However there is this link: on a Free Day. Just what is a Free…

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Light at the end of the Tunnel

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Light at the end of the Tunnel

I’ve wondered seriously whether I need to declare online bankrupcy. Laurence Lessig did it for e-mail. E-mail is not quite my problem. Just a bit too much online stuff, too many frontiers. But I decided it is just the end of year run up to Christmas, I was tired – plus, there has been a…

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Lots of thoughts: need to clear my head

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I’ve just realised how many draft posts I have had.  14.  Most with several paragraphs of unfinished thoughts.  Some of the topics include: unWorkshop thoughts on Professional Development Nancy White: Competencies for online Web 2.0 & Change Processes E-Fest. Workshop: Creative Online Facilitation. Memories of Setubal Holiday reading Cool Tools: Mindmapping Groups and Individuals F2F…

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Using the Access Grid

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Using the Access Grid

The Access Grid Linkup for the Launch of the FLLinNZ toolkit has now been and gone. This was both stressful and a lot of fun. Blog Link. AKOWiki page Link. I did not have a clue what I was getting myself in in for. I have done a score of VC linkups, but never the…

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Is blogging therapy?

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Is blogging therapy?

I wrote may last post about two hours ago.  This was post #3 after my 30 or so days interregnum.  I spent a month rejigging some of my habits, getting rid of junk and clearing the decks.  Now I’m just catching up with some of the blogs I watch. After posting and reading, (as well…

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Social software and My Life (Part One)

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Unfortunately, The Blogging challenge came one month too early for me. I had set September as my time to re-emerge into the world of blogging, internet accounts and social software after clearing my mind of this major project – the Online Workshop Toolkit (Hoped to have it sorted by the 31st August) – and then…

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Disclaimers for blogs on our site

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Just considering the question of a disclaimer for an official site. Some samples . . . The student blogs available on this website represent a real and authentic depiction of student life at Wilfrid Laurier University. In an effort to present this authentic depiction, the university maintains minimal editorial control over the communications of its…

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