Tag Archives: Knowledge

Cambodia Diary: Abstraction

The sensation is somewhat surreal when it actually happens: sat on the stone steps of Angkor Wat, watching the sun rise. The rough stone on my skin, the mosquitos buzzing around my head, the cat that brushes up against me: … Continue reading

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The Careful Application of Common Sense

A joy of travel is meeting people: in this case, a taxi driver in London. “So what do you do?” he asked. I gave some rambling answer about ‘writing‘, and ‘learning‘, ‘social knowledge‘ etc and he nodded politely. Then he … Continue reading

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The Future of Learning? It’s Here.

I’ve spent the last couple of days sharing stories and talking to some great people: curious, intrigued, speculating, experimenting and learning. Pondering how to take their organisations forward, how to adapt them, change them, to make them fit for the … Continue reading

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Creative Disorder

I seem to spend an increasing amount of time on the road these days, so it was with some excitement that i treated myself to a new travel bag: wheeled, to avoid carrying it when loaded with books, small enough … Continue reading

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Quarter Mile Knowledge

Terrible traffic today in London: i ended up having to jump in a cab to get to a conference session, but reckon it would have been easier to walk. So plenty of time to talk to the cabbie. In London, … Continue reading

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Finding Austin

Arrived after a long day of travel: dusty, tired, searching for a beer. The cab ride from airport to hotel is always valuable: airports are never in the classy part of town, so you end up traversing suburbs, transecting zones. … Continue reading

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Confounded by the Unknown: Without a Paddle

Kayaking on Sunday bought an unwelcome surprise: i capsized in rougher than usual seas. Whilst the shock of the cold water always takes your breath away, i managed to quickly extract myself, grab the paddle and turn the kayak back … Continue reading

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