This week I learnt about the Khan Academy; a free online learning school covering a variety of topics. It was created back in 2006 by Salman Khan and was developed following a couple of years of using online tools to tutor his cousin in mathematics.
Just a bit of Thursday morning fun; What does your unique web look like? Here’s mine:
A meme is an idea, behaviour or style that spreads from person to person within a culture. While genes transmit biological information, memes are said to transmit ideas and belief information. (Wikipedia definition)
Hastings Council have launched a graphic campaign for people to clean up their dog poo. The campaigns include strap lines such as: “Oi!” followed by: “Sort your s**t out!”, “We’re not taking your s**t any more!” and also, “Have you got s**t for brains?”. Continue reading
A little later than most, but this document is certainly worthy of a repost. Written by Paul Adams from Google, this is an overview of his research. It is talk of social media but it also talks about people. How we interact, why we interact and this brave new online world. It’s a little lengthy, so pop the kettle on and sit back.. Continue reading
Since moving to Bristol I’ve been pretty impressed with the events that go on here, most weekends have something planned. Today started the Bristol Wine and Food Fair, just down the road from my work.
Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th July 2010
This 3 day wine and food extravaganza in the heart of Bristol celebrates fine wines from around the world and welcomes artisan food producers from the South West, offering visitors the chance to taste, learn, enjoy and discover. New this year is our International Dining Area and Children’s Cookery Competition, your chance to sail on the Matthew, enjoy a wine walking tour or to attend a SSSC lunch!
I was a little disappointed about the fact that they’re on Twitter but they’re not updating over the event.
That aside, I’m sold on the idea! I might just have to pop along on Saturday and check it out. Who else is going?