Tag Archives: Convention

Shared understanding: convention and agility

I find myself doing it almost without thinking: the international sign of ‘can i have the bill please?‘ is to pretend to write with one hand in the air, whilst giving the waiter or waitress a raised eyebrow glance. It’s … Continue reading

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Breaking Convention

When BBC technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones walked onto my TV this morning, the first thing i noticed was that he was wearing his Google Glasses: wearable technology with sharing and collaboration at it’s heart. He wasn’t there to talk about … Continue reading

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Rules are made to be broken. Why conforming is not always a good thing.

In learning, as with all things, it’s sometimes good to challenge authority. Just because things have always been done one way, doesn’t mean that that’s the best way to do them. Convention is just how things have come to be … Continue reading

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