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The right tool for the job: my first 750words.com story

I am fascinated by online tools. Tools in the proper sense, of technologies fitting the job. It never ceases to amaze me how clients often think that “anything goes” when digital tools are concerned. 1,059 more words

Socio-technical Systems

Sociotechnical Theory

In my previous post, I talked about social media – what it was, it’s history and how it can be used by businesses – in this post I will talk about sociotechnical theory and its development. 444 more words

Social Media

Loving Social Media...

This morning I was sat in the waiting area at the Doctors, in the corner there was a neatly stacked pile of magazines which were all in pretty good nick. 528 more words

Quality and Diversity, Especially Women in Tech

The newly launched R Consortium has announced its inaugural Board members, and not one of them is a woman. (Even more unfortunately, I don’t think any of them are active R users; although I’m sure he’s used it, the new President’s bio establishes him as a SAS and S-PLUS user.) 854 more words


Improving the Quality of Your Writing

Morgan and I work with students to produce written reports all the time. Sometimes, they’re working on their senior capstone project, which culminates in a formal written thesis… other times, they are working on shorter reports. 1,140 more words