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2019 Reflections

31 Dec 2019

I’ve previously written about my method of logging tasks, and notwithstanding the limitations of just focusing on tasks, I’ve found it enlightening to reflect back on what the data is telling me about what I’ve been spending my time on in 2019. I’m sure reflection is good for you, but like dieting and focus, I struggle to do it. I’ve enjoyed othersweeknotes, but have dropped out of the habit - perhaps a more chart based approach might give me a good base to build some narrative on. So here goes.

2018 Reflections

01 Jan 2019

So common as to be a cliché, here are some of my reflections from the last year that I hope will help me process what has been a particularly interesting year professionally.

Leaving my comfort zone

21 Feb 2018

I’ve recently volunteered to take part in a JISC funded project around developing data dashboards. This blog post is my way of making sense of what I did, how it went and what I learnt. Before I talk about my efforts I need to explain a little about the context. The two organisations supporting this activity are

Running into a Data dead end.

25 May 2017

A Wise man once said to me that blogging is a about the journey, not the destination so I’m trying to document this journey such as it is. It starts with a realisation which provoked a question, which led to some action.

Sometimes the data is boring

17 May 2017

For reasons unknown to even me, I was looking at the UCISA website whilst watching an interesting stream from the event held recently.

Designing charts to learn about designing charts

25 Jan 2017

In my previous blog post I explained how I’ve been logging my film watching with a google spreadsheet hooked up to some simple tools, now I’ll describe how I took that info and turned it into a visually appealing chart.

Fun with Google Sheets and APIs

05 Jan 2017

I watched a lot of films this year.

Using Jekyll data files

14 Sep 2014

On this site I created a page where I list all the talks, videos, presentations I’ve done sketchotes in order by the people in them.