This post is a landing page for a tweet that will send from my account every time an (US) astronaut leaves the earth for space. Clearly I will not be monitoring all space activity personally, but as NASA have just added a channel IFTTT I thought it only right to play with it.
Sharing documents with colleagues is a fairly seamless process these days. Much more challenging is moving beyond sharing and on to real (even real-time) collaboration. If you have ever collaborated on a document or presentation you will know the problems associated with keeping track of the latest version, particularly if two (or more) people work […]
There has been a lot of buzz over the last few weeks about an article in the journal of Psychological Science. It has been claimed that the article destroys Gladwell’s 10,000 hour rule. The essence of the rule is that it takes 10,000 hours of hard practice to reach an elite level […]
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This is an abridged recording of a talk given at the Promise of Peace conference in Northern Ireland hosted by Queens University Belfast at the Ulster Museum.
This activity is supported by funding from the British Academy of Management and The Leverhulme […]
This is a basic guide for converting an EndNote database format file to Microsoft XLS or XLSX (Excel).
Converting from EndNote to MS Excel is a far from trivial task as there is no single agreed standard database format for storing academic references. In addition, author fields can have single or multiple authors and this […]
Professor Gerard P Hodgkinson from the University of Warwick deliverd his keynote speech to the New Frontiers in Managerial and Organizational Conference hosted at the National University of Ireland Maynooth in September 2012. The address provides a powerful review of the field of cognition from early concepts of schema right through to the frontiers of neuroscience.
Today I am at the LSE Future of Academic Impact Conference.
Follow the conference on Twitter at #lseimpact
The main conference room is pretty full with about 350 people expected to attend. Obviously it is an issue touching the hearts of academics. There are also a number of breakout sessions. First […]
The move towards Open (public) Access to published research, specifically research funded by the public purse, has gained significant momentum in the past few years. The initiative has real merit, even if not completely without its own issues. However, as with most […]
For most academics, reference management software is an essential element of their tool kit and performs a number of important roles. When I started writing academic works, a pen and a typing service were coupled with a new technology called Post-its to create copy. How quickly things have moved on. The development of electronically searchable […]
In January I predicted that we would see Apple deliver dividends in Q3 2012. I got it wrong, they are going for Q2 (that July 1 which is Apple’s fiscal Q4 2012) and this table is going to look very different for the foreseeable future. So what does that mean for Apple’s future […]
It appears money does grow on trees, but only a particular brand of Apple tree. Apple Inc released their Q1 2012 results during the week and they have exceeded all expectations. The results are ahead of revenue predictions from independent analysts by over 7% and a staggering 18% ahead of institutional investors. So […]
Just looking at this makes me feel ill. I may need professional help. twitter.com/alex_christofi…
RT @GDruckerForum Mudlarking in the social ecology of cities – breaking the public-policy impasse by Martin Ferguson @martinjf52 @Socitm #GPDF19 #ecosystems #learnings #SmartCities #ShapeTheDebate druckerforum.org/blog/?p=2483 pic.twitter.com/tGKe8Tps0s
Why do I still get shocked that we have to keep explaining it. twitter.com/stratandbiz/st…
This is an absolute gem. Send it to a friend you know would have done the same. Don’t pretend you don’t know any 😂 twitter.com/kieransnyder/s…
This has been an interesting case in how poor decisions made worse by appalling comms can do permanent damage to a great brand. Now that the trust is broken, a positive statement, that would have been taken at face value last week, is picked to pieces. twitter.com/patrick_spence…
What possible good do they think could come from this decision. flip.it/DYqZG-
I don’t agree 100%. It’s pretty easy to make staff lose trust in you. twitter.com/stratandbiz/st…
RT @carolecadwalla Right. I have some GOOD NEWS! That legal case that Arron Banks is bringing against me? The one described as a "chilling" threat to journalism by press freedom organisations? He's dropped TWO of the cases against me. Hallebloodylujah. 🎉🎉🎉
Hi @tweethue just checking. You don’t have any plans to do a @Sonos on us and kill working bulbs by refusing to do software updates after 5 years. It’ll be bad enough having a quiet house, but if the lights go off as well🤦♂️ . @SonuS have set back the smart home industry 🤷♂️ pic.twitter.com/5gaxE1DuMn