Welcome to the Real World

Morpheus said it best when he first met Neo in person! However, Neo's alter ego, Mr Anderson, had previously been living life as a Duracell for deluded A.I. machines who had taken over the World and was getting out even less than the geeky-recluse had realised! Clearly not a real life! So it nips my head … Continue reading Welcome to the Real World

Totally Recall

Philip K Dick already had some ideas up his sleeve on memories and what 'they really mean' when he wrote 'We can Remember It For You Wholesale' which later became Paul Verhoven's 1990 movie Total Recall. (Remade in 2012 lest we forget!) In the vein of my blog post from last summer 'Is anyone Watching?' … Continue reading Totally Recall

Brian Cox (The Dundee Actor) talking about his experiences as a boy with the cinema as ‘child care’!

Storify, Storify Storify

Storify is fantastic. That's all you need to know. Storify exists simply for you to gather, or craft, a narrative from snippets of social media channels. The likes of Twitter, Instagram, Faceook, etc, are already in the business of providing a means of telling a story but they are rigid streams of information and the … Continue reading Storify, Storify Storify

Share and share alike…

First rule of social media..?!   I'm thinking that this might make a good Tshirt design along the lines of the mock-up below... any comments or interest? Have your say...

iPad – therefore iLearn

Over the past 18 months I have had many opportunities to use the iPad as a learning tool and information on Playful Communications: learning and training services can be found here. As a combination of camera, audio recorder, note-pad and presentation tool I initially thought it would be useful to me but more and more … Continue reading iPad – therefore iLearn

Workforce Of The Future – Presentations

Monday 10 December - the Scottish Social Services Council 'Workforce Challenge' reached its climax with five 'dynamic' presentations at Edinburgh's Dynamic Earth! In partnership with the Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services, SSSC set the challenge to Social Services professionals from across Scotland and Northern Ireland to innovate and rethink services and person … Continue reading Workforce Of The Future – Presentations

Workforce of The Future

It's Monday morning. My alarm is waking me. It's 5:15am. Generally, when I'm working, 5:15am is a time that I see from the other direction. My taxi is due at 6:00am to drop me off at Tay Road Bridge to meet a mini-bus of designers and staff of the Scottish Social Services Council. We're all headed … Continue reading Workforce of The Future