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Hmmm... Do I spend 4.5 hours driving today to join my father for his birthday supper for a couple of hours? He is 79. It seems like a good idea

Students talking to me about the Bit Connect scam. Anyone read about it?

Met the 11 year old creator of edublocks.org at BETT Show last week. Really impressive tool in which you code in blockly and it translates to - great for my Y7s (11 year olds) to transition from to python

Spent a certain amount of time and energy getting the photos of 26 people onto a shared Google folder. And then someone deleted the whole lot by removing the content into their personal drive. Most of it recovered but no way to check it's all there....

Listening to the work of Bon Iver. Never before has it been so potent for me. Somehow it is resonating with my emotional landscape. Superb.

Latest episode of TIDE podcast - Today In Digital Education Ep93 Camelizer Craftsmen tidepodcast.org/?name=2017-11-

My stepson released a new video... Isaac Gracie... Terrified... I wasn't cut out for this... youtu.be/ztm54WupdPU

@dajbelshaw Do you have any recent stats for tide consumption??

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So there's more than one daughter. There's the one who moved out, the one who spends too much time on YouTube, and in the middle, this one who gets up in the dark to work her job in the small town supermarket.

And writes like this.

clembowlesblog.wordpress.com/2

Fake plastic treeeeeeeeees. It wears you out, it wears you out

Quite enjoying sitting on a train with Google maps on thinking I'm in a car. Keeps freaking out. mastodon.social/media/2QwT1mhQ

London's £10 T-charge comes into effect in fight against toxic car fumes

"London's £10 T-charge comes into effect in fight against toxic car fumes"
theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/o mastodon.social/media/YWwB7iXw one of the first steps to people not being allowed to drive cars? Probably specific roads will emerge that humans are not allowed to drive on.

Great chat including
If never use I, you (singular) or love and you're already writing in an under-explored paradigm

EP.38 - BRIAN ENO PART TWO by THE ADAM BUXTON PODCAST
"EP.38 - BRIAN ENO PART TWO"
player.fm/1kMusn

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Someone asked how it felt to draft a letter going out to all parents at our school. Powerful they suggested. This made me think about what pleasure I take from strategic digital management. Power? No. I think I derive pleasure from bringing sense and sensibility to our community through plain talking and respect for those that are invested in it.

"Why Evie Launcher is now my favorite Android screen launcher"
google.co.uk/amp/www.techrepub mastodon.social/media/rSKqnk4R I've stumbled upon the Evie launcher for Android. Now switched to it full time. And not because it shares it's name with my daughter.

The BBC are to remove qualifications from the CVs of those applying for employment
. Whilst I sympathise with the intention this is hard to reconcile as a school teacher encouraging young people to study with discipline and do their best. What is the point in attaining a degree. mastodon.social/media/uTj2iSSM