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New York Times made my portrait in a word cloud (courtesy of the SXSW Trade Show)Continue readingNYT Cloud Portrait
Nasa is showing off a 1:1 scale model of the James Webb Space Telescope in Austin during #SXSW – that’s the Sequel to the Hubble Telescope. I was kinda expecting it to be bigger, given that it is the bigger, better, new and improved version of the Hubble Telescope, so my first comment was “Oh! I…Continue readingThe James Webb Space Telescope
BJ Fogg is the founder of the Stanford Behavioral Lab (seen here with The real stars of the show: Monkey & Frog) He’s researching how people make new habits – and his message is fairly simple: Make tiny changes to form new habits. The big life-altering “change-who-you-are-in-two-weeks”-solutions mostly fail anyway. So pick a tiny habit, do…Continue readingTo succeed: Change your tiny habits, not who you are!
I came out of the Austin Conference Centre on saturday, and there was a couple of guys trying to get people to ride their bikes. As I had been missing a bike like crazy (Austin buses are not on schedule this week, and I’m a Copenhagen, so I’m a biker;) Turned out it was The…Continue readingUse me, leave me! #usemeleaveme
The Bettshow was full of both Wow! & WTF-factor. Here’s a taste of it all:Continue readingBETT 2013: Wow! and WTFs?
‘t was the second day of the show, and of Technology in Higher Education – and there was lively debate in the #BETTarena Schools and Real Computer Science (Simon Peyton Jones, Jo Twist & friends: Roger Davies, Nicki Maddams, Charlotte Avery) tackled the challenge of getting more kids interested in programming. Visual programming languages was…Continue readingBETT 2013 – another day at the show…
One of the highlights of day 1 at BETT 2013 was Daphne Koller, one of the two founders of Coursera – a start-up pioneering MOOCs offering courses from some of the most prestigious universities. Her initial talk in the Bett Arena was pretty standard – not much different from her TED talk: But the Q&A-session…Continue readingDaphne Koller: Coursera Q&A at #BETTshow
Conclusions after day 1: If you’re intersted in learning and technology – and anywhere near London: The BETT show is on until saturday, it’s free – and there are more goodies to come, so make it to the ExCel if you can!Continue readingBett 2013 – the show is on!