September 2015 Blog Posts

Truth & Reality: in general, in IT, and in Computer Science

This is a selection of tweets about truth & reality, ideology, cult, orthodoxy and prejudices - in general, in IT and in CS, from 6000+ tweets posted in 6 years. With minor edits to increase readability. Suggests additional tweets and comments, here and on twitter. I'll add them to the list.   TRUTH    What's art, what's not? What's good, what's not? What's right, what's not? What's true, what's not?  And who decides? Philosophy is a handbook of life, Andrea Camilleri - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrea_Camilleri Social constructionism study the ways in which individuals and groups participate in the construction of their perceived social reality Consensus theory...

Learning & teaching

This is a selection of tweets about learning & teaching, from 6000+ tweets posted in 6 years. With minor edits to increase readability. Post your comments here and on twitter. Don't forget the book: Training From the Back of the Room!: 65 Ways to Step Aside and Let Them Learn. Quote from The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. "I am looking for friends. What does that mean -- tame?" "It is an act too often neglected," said the fox. "It means to establish ties." "To establish ties?" "Just that," said the fox. "To me, you are still nothing more than a little boy who is just...