New Year’s Eve in Kerala, 2018

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On this last day of 2018 I have spent some time, here in Kerala, under blue skies and in beautiful surroundings, reading an interview that Jonathan Rowson conducted with Iain McGilchrist in 2013.

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A-Z of my year – 2018

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India. I first wrote a post like this in 2016. I didn’t write one last year. Here is one for this year. It has seemed more difficult this year than in 2016, but perhaps that’s just my memory, or perhaps it’s because I am in Kerala, away from home and access to some of my resources.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

Trevor Noah on Colonialism: How the British colonized South Africa, India, and other unsuspecting nations. Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void. P hysicist Sean Carroll, a leading-edge thinker and researcher on quantum mechanics and astrophysics.

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Identity graphs as a ‘source of truth’

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the photo was taken in Ladakh, a remote alpine region of northern India where Tibetan Buddhists, Shia Muslims, Sunnis, and Christians live in villages connected by rocky roads. Week 4 on Identity in Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 MOOC has come to an end. It was another very interesting week.

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Badges are not sufficient

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Keynote presentation delivered to EdgeX, Delhi, India. Viplav and Stephen discussed the role of Artificial Intelligence in tracking students and scaling up assessment, a real need for Viplav in India given the huge numbers of students requiring assessment and recognition.

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Listening to and Learning from the ‘Other’

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I have just spent a month in India, where it was hard not to recognise the ‘Other’ and consider what my responsibility for the ‘Other’ is. 2018). For a few months now I have been struggling to understand the idea of the ‘Other’, i.e. the capitalised Other.

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