About 4.5 years ago I wrote about me going to work for Shell. Now I am changing employer again. Starting today I will be the director of Bits of Freedom, a Dutch organization focusing on privacy and freedom of communication in the digital age. I've had a wonderful time at Shell: a steep learning curve, … Continue reading A Personal Transfer: From Shell International to Bits of Freedom
Reflecting on South by Southwest (SxSW) 2012
It has been a few months since I attended SxSW in Austin. Time to do a bit of reflection and see which things have stuck with me as major takeaways and trends to remember. Let me start by saying that going there has changed the way I think about learning and technology in many tacit … Continue reading Reflecting on South by Southwest (SxSW) 2012
The Quantified Self and What it Means for Learning
In early April I presented (in Dutch) at the e-Learning Event about the quantified self and learning. I have now translated the slides into English as I think the topic is important enough. The presentation explains (in five parts) why the quantified self movement will have big consequences for how we will learn in the … Continue reading The Quantified Self and What it Means for Learning
Dutch Presentation about the Quantified Self (Leren is Meten Weten)
I presented the following keynote (in Dutch) at the the e-Learning Event 2012 (an English version of this message is available here): Deze presentatie legt in vijf delen uit waarom de trend om jezelf te meten (quantified self) grote gevolgen gaat hebben voor hoe wij in de toekomst gaan leren (je kunt de presentatie ook als … Continue reading Dutch Presentation about the Quantified Self (Leren is Meten Weten)
I Really Hope to See You at Online Educa 2011!
From November 30th till December 2nd I will be attending the excellent Online Educa which bills itself as the "The largest global e-learning conference for the corporate, education and public service sectors". I'll be co-organizing two different events and would really like to meet you at either (or both!) of them. One is an Edubloggers … Continue reading I Really Hope to See You at Online Educa 2011!