Here are 5 reasons why IT is not dull and why Information Technology can be an interesting, creative and inclusive career to work in. [Continue reading] Give IT a chance
The history of the IT elements and the gap in education of basic IT concepts to non-IT professionals, people who may not know what they don’t know! [Continue reading] Start here (1 of 2) – why IT elements?
An exploration of the life of Isaac Newton and his impact on science, maths, education and magic, and beyond to a new world ruled by the Law of Entropy. [Continue reading] Entropy and our debt to Newton
Tools & techniques from the IT lab – a simple introduction to Concept Maps and Concept Mapping [Continue reading] Tools and techniques from the IT Lab – Concept Maps
In this post I explore the power of 2; how binary works and the importance of 2 to the 8th power – better know as 256 – in computing. [Continue reading] The power of 2
Even since he was a boy in South Africa, Elon Musk has had a dream for humans to become a multi-planetary species. Now this billionaire is leading a new space race to colonise Mars. [Continue reading] Elon Musk and his fantastic space race to Mars!
A pithy and insightful quote from Douglas Adams about learning, and living, and why they are sometimes incompatible activities! [Continue reading] You live and learn. At any rate, you live.
What does Artificial Intelligence mean? This introduction tries to debunk some of the AI myths, explain the jargon & provide a roadmap for further reading. [Continue reading] An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
Are you confused about what Scrum and Kanban are, and how they relate to Agile? This post briefly explains the terminology and different approaches, how they differ and benefits for your organisation or project. [Continue reading] The truth about Scrum, Kanban and Agile why they are not the same
Stories and storytelling are the ultimate form of human communication and expression. This post explores different types of story used in IT, media, marketing and the digital connected world … for good or bad! [Continue reading] The Map is not the Territory – the true nature and meaning of stories
My 100th post looks forward, celebrates sporting milestones, and prepares your project for a successful journey. Are you Agile? How much is enough planning? [Continue reading] 100 not out – on looking forward and being agile
We deal with a huge number of emails every day competing for our limited time & attention. Here are some top tips for dealing with email effectively. [Continue reading] How to manage your email – emailgeddon or emailtopia?