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Say hello, hug, say goodbye?

The Week 42 posts made me think again about Weekly Blog Club, as people move on and things quieten down. Joseph Conaghan wrote a thought-provoking post Is Ambulance Reality TV …Insight or Voyeuristic? I can see an argument for producing such television

Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, astronomy, blogging, buildings conservation, communicating, communities, cultural heritage, customer service, emergency services, health, health services, historic buildings and sites, history, languages, learning, marathon, music, natural environment, patient care, photography, physics, public sector, social media, therapy, training, working practices

Language, art and a bit of elbow grease

We’ve had 10 contributions this week – thanks to everyone who’s blogged, read and liked the posts, as well as anyone who’s decided to follow the blog. It’s been great reading all your posts, and I highly recommend looking after

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God’s Existence – The Time Argument

Ever wanted to learn more about how the universe came into existence? Karl S. Green’s blog post delves into the cause of the Big Bang and examines the related question of “what came before the Big Bang?” There are some

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Posted in Religion, science

Some Classic Karl…

This week Karl Green, who has been busy revising for exams, blogs about how he started writing when he was younger, and shares some of the titles and plots he wrote whilst still at school. Karl also shares with us

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Posted in literature, science, setting goals, storytelling

Whisper it: UK Cancer Care is Better Than We Think

An interesting blog this week from Dr Martin Brunet who suggests that cancer care in the UK isn’t as bad as the statistics or media suggests and that there is an over reliance on out of date data to make

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Posted in data, health, health services, media, medical practice, patient care, public sector, research, science

The circuitry of my head

John Patterson takes a MOOC, reads about connected learning and connects a computer with his DNA. The circuitry of my head by John Patterson.

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Posted in biology, hardware, learning, MOOC, science

I love technology, art and learning!

If you’re interested in contributing to the Weekly Blog Club you can find out more on the About page. Summary of Week 7 posts Epicurus and a simply PhD lesson by Derek Barron. And we have another year by Sasha Taylor. Dear May by Richard Overy.

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The future is now

A really interesting blog from Louise Brown looking at technology and how there is a blur between science fiction and science fact. It’s well worth checking out this blog, which contains an interview between William Shatner and Chris Hadfield, who’s

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Posted in communicating, digital technology, science

Do I look gruesome in this?

Janet Davis blogs on the very interesting subject of who owns the rights to medical images, and what right a patient has to these images. Janet also discusses the use of social media and consent to share – and wonders

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Posted in astronomy, copyright, data, health, intellectual property, law, medical practice, patient care, training, Uncategorized, visual arts

Lance Armstrong – A False Hero

Not heard from her for ages and then two most welcome posts in a week from Hannah Chia AKA The Sporting Wag. This second post is about the demise of a once respected sporting legend. Lance Armstrong – A false hero

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Posted in celebrity, cycling, data, friendship, law, management, media, politics, science, sports