The Admiral looming from his parapet strangles the city with his gaze. Only the arrogant advertisement holds him back from complete domination of Gwanghwamun. With catlike precision he will take his obsessed sword and cut swathes of the asphalt into origami figures. Nine times out of ten he hits his mark. Was it one to do? Lo and behold, the Admiral is coming! Lee Sun Shin returns from the grave to avenge his erroneous internal estuary! Make way for the robed one! Make way for the proprietor of the turtle ship!
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.