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With the advent of all this Web 2.0 technologies and increased amounts of interoperability, I find that some of the more popular items and websites also illustrate parallel human traits. These technologies can serve to expose hidden truths about the nature of people. More importantly, they expose the viewing habits of a normal couple. We all watch some absolute nonsense if given the means and the opportunity.
The screenshot represents my wife and I’s viewing queue on Netflix. These are the movies that will be shipped to us one at a time for our viewing pleasure. In the interests of fairness, we arranged it so I choose one and then her and so on and so forth.

My choices might be obvious to those who know me. Little do people know that Jen is an absolute Law and Order junkie.

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My name is Michael Sean Gallagher. I am a Lecturer in Digital Education at the Centre for Research in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh. I am Co-Founder and Director of Panoply Digital, a consultancy dedicated to ICT and mobile for development (M4D); we have worked with USAID, GSMA, UN Habitat, Cambridge University and more on education and development projects. I was a researcher on the Near Futures Teaching project, a project that explores how teaching at The University of Edinburgh unfold over the coming decades, as technology, social trends, patterns of mobility, new methods and new media continue to shift what it means to be at university. Previously, I was the Research Associate on the NERC, ESRC, and AHRC Global Challenges Research Fund sponsored GCRF Research for Emergency Aftershock Forecasting (REAR) project. I was an Assistant Professor at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (한국외국어대학교) in Seoul, Korea. I have also completed a doctorate at University College London (formerly the independent Institute of Education, University of London) on mobile learning in the humanities in Korea.

2 Comments

  1. i know which ones are yours. also, liked the post about rushmore although i am jealous i am left out. you know i don’t think i have jen’s number.

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