Tag Archives: Evolution

Landscape of Norfolk: Exploring Adaptation, Culture and Dereliction

Norfolk has a lot of churches: climb the rickety stairs to the top of a tower and you will probably see half a dozen more within just a few miles. Not that you’re allowed to climb many of them anymore: … Continue reading

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Words about learning: sculpture

There’s a school of thought about sculpture that you have to be able to visualise the shape that’s hiding within the block of stone. I’m not sure about that: the notion that the end result is somehow conceptually present within … Continue reading

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Mobile Learning: the state of play

The ecosystem of mobile learning is in constant flux: advances in technology being rivalled by creative methods of applying it in the real world. Sometimes a technology creates possibilities, sometimes inventive minds find creative ways of applying old technologies, and … Continue reading

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The future of books: the evolution of publishing

Books capture knowledge, hold fossilised thoughts, document romantic stories, explore scientific theory, collect together poems and codify philosophy. Books are repositories of wisdom and love. We used to use books to access knowledge, we gathered them together into collections, themed, … Continue reading

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Heading North: Continuity

Two weeks of holiday! I’ve packed my bags and headed to Norway for a voyage of discovery. The plan is to head up the coastline, from Bergen, right up to the arctic circle and, if i’m lucky, see the Northern … Continue reading

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Darwinian Learning – An evolutionary approach to design and development

Survival of the fittest. From fruit flies to badgers, the fittest survive. Evolution is a slow process, taking many generations to fully adapt to a niche. Traits emerge which make an individual ‘fit’ better into their environment, allows them to … Continue reading

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