Talking about dying

Jenny Connected

This month the Royal College of Physicians has published a report bearing the title ‘ Talking about dying: How to begin honest conversations about what lies ahead’ . As I wrote in a previous post, death should be a friend of life.

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E-Learning 3.0 : Identity Graphs

Jenny Connected

It can be anything you like, but with one stipulation: your graph should not contain a self-referential node titled ‘me’ or ‘self’ or anything similar. We are now in the fourth week of this E-Learning 3.0 open course/MOOC.

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E-Learning 3.0 Task 1 completed!

Jenny Connected

My second reaction was to offload onto a long-suffering friend, by sending a long moan/rant by email. My friend persuaded me that the task might not be as bad as I thought. Ultimately I created a new feed with the title EL30. I then deleted the Uncategorised title.

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The Second Act: Community Guy Rises

Community Guy

I was the guy who bugged his friends and family at parties about the internet in the 90s. Outside of a very small circle of friends and family, everyone in my online world was shocked. “I I titled my posts “Speaking honestly in public”, and I started sharing what I was really going through. Hello. I’m Jake, the Community Guy. You may not recognize me… I know it’s been a while. Or you have never heard of me, since I’ve been a bit of a recluse lately.

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The Second Act: Community Guy Rises

Community Guy

I was the guy who bugged his friends and family at parties about the internet in the 90s. Outside of a very small circle of friends and family, everyone in my online world was shocked. “I I titled my posts “Speaking honestly in public”, and I started sharing what I was really going through. Hello. I’m Jake, the Community Guy. You may not recognize me… I know it’s been a while. Or you have never heard of me, since I’ve been a bit of a recluse lately.

2018 89

Several Short Sentences About… Bats

How to Save the World

They are highly social: They regroup in their roosts daily to be closer to ‘friends’, favour matrilineal relatives, demonstrate sharing and other altruistic behaviours, and rub noses as greetings and to confirm identities. fruit bat, from wikimedia.

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Risky Business

How to Save the World

But we’re desperate to believe that cheap oil won’t run out until we have “environmentally friendly” renewable energy available in abundance. Apparently in Davos, technology is still our friend.

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