Tag: tech

Limiting Tech for Kids

Tech and food have to be the biggest areas that cause debate (and tensions!) within the unschooling world. It’s also interesting to note that those that create the tech often seem to limit it greatly with their children. Here it mentions the Gate’s and Zuckerberg’s massively limit (or plan to) the tech for their kids.  It

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Not all the tools in the box…

Stand-ups, planning, and retros are a tool and you should be putting a lot of thought into what tools you use. Source: https://medium.com/@jsonpify/you-dont-need-standup-9a74782517c1 It’s so easy to get carried away with doing all the things.  Often you forget about what you actually need.  At MoT we have very few meetings, once every week or two for

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Things they don’t teach you running a business by yourself

I should probably write one of these myself.  But for now, it’s nice reading it from someone else’s perspective. Yes, indie businesses are all the rage at the moment.  Little did I know I started one all those years back. One of the most hotly talked about topics in tech right now is starting an

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Highrise goes back to 37Signals

It will be interesting, especially as a Highrise customer, to see what comes of Highrise going back under the banner of Basecamp.  Whilst I haven’t dug up their announcement from ‘selling’ Highrise, this announcement definitely feels different.  I don’t hold judgement in anyway, more an observation that we are all experimenting in the world of

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Promoted Tweets Humour – When People Respond To Ads

What happens when you can talk back to ads? This does! All the Tweets below were promoted tweets. https://twitter.com/buckleysangel/status/287633158667649024 @onefinestay Like I know anyone with the resources to own a home in central London. — Thomas Thurman (@tjathurman) December 30, 2012 @SenditByPost i already have your app, but since i promised myself id never use

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New York Times – subscriptions exceed advertising revenue

There are many companies trying to charge for subscriptions. It is early days yet for most of them which means positive results are hard to find. It’s interesting to see that apparently The New York Times subscription revenue has exceeded advertising revenue.  This is very much what I am trying to do with The Testing

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4 Reasons Why I Don’t Really Like Selling Kindle Editions on Amazon

I’ve been sticking up the last few editions of The Testing Planet up on Amazon as a Kindle edition.  Upon reflection, I’m really not that impressed.  I put up the latest edition with reluctance. Perhaps I’m missing some tricks, please enlighten me if I am! There’s a few reasons why: Reporting is really poor I

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Fieldstoning in the Digital Age

So, after a couple of tweets the other day (thanks @imccowatt and @martialtester), I purchased Weinberg on Writing – The Fieldstone Method (Kindle version is much cheaper!). In it Weinberg talks about Fieldstoning- gathering bits of information/inspiration/ideas/text/etc, logging it in an organised way and perhaps using it in the future for pulling a piece (or pieces)

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