Years ago, I lost my temper while arguing with my brother, and said, "Jeff, I could teach you everything I know and you'd still be an idiot." Please keep that in mind as you read this site.

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Translucent Badges

Digital badges are a hot meme right now. They let anyone, anywhere, issue credentials that are finer-grained than degree certificates or driver's licenses. ...
May 02, 2013

Merging is the Real Revolution

Many people think that Javascript and HTML5 are the future of the web. Respectfully, I think they're both red herrings: I think what makes successful open so...
May 01, 2013

Pre-Assessment Results

Of the 29 people who responded to a brief questionnaire before a recent bootcamp, we have: 18graduate students 4postdocs 4staff 1faculty member 1g...
April 30, 2013

An Update on Cumulative Enrolment

It's been a busy few months, and the next three promise to be busier still. Somewhere in there we helped our two thousandth learner, and if everything goes ...
April 29, 2013