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Online conferences sucks

It’s been now a year and a half of online conferences. In the beginning they were exciting. Great — less traveling! I have participated several that have bee very well organised. For instance, I was closely following how the Participatory Design conference (PDC 2010) was organised. The PDC’s Handbook for Meaningful and Engaged Conversations is…

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Decisions, emotions or bad luck?

I admit, I like the famous Wayne Gretzky cliché quote “Skate to where the puck is going, not where it has been”.  I, however, just noticed that I have always phrased it a bit differently — and never have used it seriously. My version is:  “Don’t skate where the puck is, skate where the puck…

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E-learning for Dogs

This week at the Helsinki airport two coronavirus sniffer dogs started to work. More dogs are trained to detect Covid. The dogs are trained to detect the virus by sniffing samples taken by swiping skin with a wipe. The test wipe is then dropped into a cup, a dog will sniff the sample and signal…

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