iPad is changing education
I have been thinking about writing this post for several weeks, without even realising (in the light of yesterday’s Apple event) how relevant and timely it will be. Yes, I want to write about how the iPad and the ecosystem around it is changing the way our children learn and why the next era in learning methods is about to start. Also, I will attempt to illustrate how learning using tablets...
The New Sherlock
When the first part of the first season of new Sherlock aired two years ago, I watched it almost by accident. I have seen several Sherlock Holmes films and TV series and was not particularly interested in another one. But after watching the first part, I have been hooked. BBC managed to bring a legendary (in both a good and a bad sense of that word) detective and his cases effortlessly and...
What's wrong with technology roadmaps
I have worked in several large telecom and SW corporations and have seen many roadmaps. Most of them were not worth more than the paper they were printed on. A typical technology roadmap has the following characteristics: is ambitious to the point of being almost unrealistic (being ambitious sounds good to the stakeholders) spans over at least 24 months (‘surely, we must know where we...
Part IV: Is photography a social art?
In another part of my miniseries about selected quotes from Brook Jensen’s ‘Things I’ve learned about photography’ I want to elaborate on the following notion: If you are looking for a social art, try dancing. The question I’d like to address is a more generic one though — Is photography a social art? In my experience, the social aspects of photography can be divided in...