MY BING MOBILE APPS started showing me AI-assisted results two days after I joined the waitlist. I'm using Bing AI conversationally while using my voice to ask questions about local points of interest.
I'M TEACHING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION to a crew of Masters Degree student and we know it's difficult to automate everything. And automation probably doesn't work at all, perhaps with early childhood education.
And if you want to effectively integrate automation into manufacturing, you need to complete a granular breakdown of tasks, deciding which of the jobs can be done by a machine. Then you might need to spend thousands of euro designing a robot that may not work as expected.
AS TWITTER ATROPHIES and Mastodaonie tries to find traction, I'm going to reintroduce blogging into the university modules I teach. And for the month of January, I'm resolved to create at least two blog posts a week.
The posts won't be all on my Old Skool Typepad because I've a microblog now as well as SharePoint News sites I've set up with RSS. Perhaps I can link to all of those locations by putting hyperlinked footnote at the bottom of each of the locations.
I AM SETTING UP several new academic modules for early 2023 and believe I we can learn from images that students snap, scrape, and share. The process involves using Flickr groups in which students can directly upload content from their handsets' share sheets.
SOME OF MY BEST successes happen when I discover the items I own can be used in more than one setting. So I'm very pleased to discover that my Rode Wireless Go II microphones can be used along with my Microsoft Surface Book. They're detected as a standard audio input. This means I can walk around a classroom with the Surface Book's rear camera capturing broadcast quality audio from a conversation I have with people up to 200 metres away. Our auditorium is only 15m deep from front to back which means it's easy to pass a roaming mic to students in the cheap seats and they can talk in a normal tone of voice to visitors who Zoom in for guest lectures.
AS I RAMP UP teaching materials for a module I'm teaching about digital transformation, I've decided to migrate my Personal Knowledge Management process from Notion and Roam Research to Obsidian. I'm migrating because I believe I can teach principles of Zettelkasten and PKM with a series of hands-on tutorials that students complete with their own instances of Obsidian.
by Bernie Goldbach while on a Zoom Call in Clonmel.
I REVERTED TO FORM and started blogging during the four hours I spent on a Zoom call with 113 others who expressed an interested in learning more about how to successfully apply for research funding under RUN-EU. I saved my rough notes as part of this blog post (see link below) because I think it's important to establish open and distributed nodes of communications between researchers who are scattered throughout the EU.
COULD I SHARE three quick discoveries I've made while using Readwise as a core tool of my personal knowledge management? I've learned some things that would help loyal readers who are knee deep into their PhD research.
By Bernie Goldbach in Clonmel. Screenshot by @topgold.
I've finished my first week of microblogging after setting up clonmeldigital.micro.blog as a space we will develop with creative students on the Clonmel Digital Campus next semester. Using the microblog structure feels like blogging was in early 2000.