Copy
Welcome to TWLTW #176!
(31st May 2015)
 

Things We Learned This Week #176

Brought to you by Doug Belshaw of Dynamic Skillset

...in association with:
Forward
Tweet
+1
Share

Hello!

It's been nice being at home all week instead of travelling. I've had a bit of a cold and my hayfever's been bad, so I took it a bit easier. I don't know about you, but I always find I get better faster if I don't try to fight minor illnesses...

With this issue we bid goodbye to our first sponsor of TWLTW, C-Learning. I hope you've had a chance to visit their site and find out about their services. I've got sponsors lined up for June and July and then I'm considering taking a one-month sabbatical from writing in August. 

This week I wrote:
Thanks for subscribing! Why not write your own newsletter? I'd love to read it!

Tweet of the week

Every chat with neighbour ever:
Our current neighbours are friendly and awesome, but this has definitely been true of other places we've lived...

Links of the week

Tom Bennett reviews ‘Creative Schools: the grassroots revolution that's changing education’ by Ken Robinson

Tom Bennett reviews ‘Creative Schools: the grassroots revolution that's changing education’ by Ken Robinson

I think it would be fair to sum this up as 'Tom didn't much like Ken's book'. :-o

The A-Z of YouTube: Celebrating 10 Years | #HappyBirthdayYouTube

The A-Z of YouTube: Celebrating 10 Years | #HappyBirthdayYouTube

This is a wonderful retrospective, looking back at ten years since YouTube launched in beta. Watch it!

Your smartphone could be good for your mental health

Your smartphone could be good for your mental health

This article provides some great balance to those scaremongering articles about the psychological damage of social networking, etc.

Musk Level ideas

Musk Level ideas

A great site - kind of a mix between Product Hunt and Hacker News, but for ideas on the level that Elon Musk might tackle!

Digital game-based learning levels up digital literacies

Digital game-based learning levels up digital literacies

Not only cites my work, but cites the kind of other work I'd cite if I was writing this kind of article. :)

When Will We Stop Using Facebook?

When Will We Stop Using Facebook?

The social network will hit terminal decline in 2018, according to this analysis.

Emulsion – Analogue Fitness Tracker Filled With Mineral Oil And Dyed Water

Emulsion – Analogue Fitness Tracker Filled With Mineral Oil And Dyed Water

I really like the low-tech, but highly-effective idea behind this prototype. I hope it makes it into production - I'd have one!

I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here's How.

I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here's How.

Hilarious, but also a shocking indictment of journalism. 

GIF of the week

Facebook GIFs
Facebook now supports GIFs. If you're unsure which one to use to celebrate, Giphy's got your back!

Quotation of the week

"I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself."

― Michel de Montaigne

Until next week!
Doug

Keep in touch!

Website
Website
Email
Email
Twitter
Twitter
Facebook
Facebook
Google Plus
Google Plus
This issue of Things We Learned This Week was brought to you in association with:

unsubscribe from this list | update subscription preferences

All parts of this newsletter are made available under a CC0 license, except logos and trademarks.