hugh / Hugh Rundle

Librarian and dilettante software developer from Melbourne, Australia.

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  1. 1|6 Nancy Nu̴ñez | Diversity, rank and power - Facilitate This! - Omny.fm

    If we want to equalise power in groups, we must work with the dynamics at play. Groupwork Centre facilitator Nancy Nuñez says it’s worth giving it a go. A conversation about rank and power can lead to significant breakthroughs. 

    Facilitate This! is produced by the Groupwork Centre on the land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We welcome your feedback via email: podcast@groupwork.com.au      

    https://omny.fm/shows/facilitate-this/1-6-nancy-nu-ez-diversity-rank-and-power

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  2. CRADLE Seminar Series Open Textbooks in Australia updated localised inclusive Pa

    Open textbooks are a recent innovation in free, digital texts that can be: • distributed at no cost; • printed at cost-price; • and modified for local needs, such as to correct gender, socio-cultural and indigenous under-representations and mis-representation in the curriculum.

    Open textbooks are a kind of Open Educational Resource (OER) and are designed to be shared with appropriate attribution of authors. A National Scoping study has recently been completed by Dr Sarah Lambert at Deakin University, funded by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE). The research investigated if open textbooks could be useful social justice initiatives in Australia, as they have been overseas.

    The staff and student data suggest that open textbooks and diverse open reading lists have potential in the Australian context for reducing inequalities of learning experiences and outcomes. While the international literature suggests cost savings to students have positive benefits for both students and institutions, the Australian findings suggest that open textbooks are also valuable to: • reduce the inequalities, workarounds and compromises of restrictive digital access to commercial texts that restrict access (time or number of chapters) • provide seamless integration of whole resources …

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  3. Cal Newport on a world without email - This Working Life - ABC Radio National

    Does your inbox make you miserable? Is the constant barrage of back and forth emails stopping you from doing deeper, more focussed work you actually need to do? You are not alone. According to , on average, email interrupts knowledge workers work every six minutes. There is an alternative. Cal walks us through why our relationship with email is dysfunctional and how to break up with it. Cal’s book: A World Without Email: Reimagining Work in the Age of Overload Producer:

    https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/this-working-life/a-world-without-email/13516908

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  4. Buckle up, The Great Resignation is heading Australia’s way - This Working Life - ABC Radio National

    Thinking of quitting your job? Join the club! The COVID pandemic has led to what’s being dubbed The Great Resignation in the US. And apparently this seismic shift in the workforce is about to hit our shores, especially in the tech industry. from global research and advisory firm Gartner shares industry trends and what organisations need to do to head it off at the pass. With stories from , Chicago-based content marketing manager; Cathy, Australian start up founder; and, community innovation director, Culture Amp Producer:

    https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/this-working-life/the-pandemic-driven-great-resignation/13536416

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  5. The plan to bury Mungo Man and Mungo Lady pains some traditional owners – and the man who found them | Australia news | The Guardian

    Their discovery proved millennia of continuous Indigenous existence. Now time is running out for those who want to stop them being buried again

    https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/audio/2021/sep/10/the-plan-to-bury-mungo-man-and-mungo-lady-pains-some-traditional-owners-and-the-man-who-found-them

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  6. AI4LAM Webinar: AI-enabled GLAMR Practice: The Technical Landscape

    Jenna Bain, State Library NSW, and Keir Winesmith, State Library of Queensland Digital Collections Catalyst in Residence, provide two perspectives on using machine learning with GLAMR collections.

    Jenna Bain shares the SLNSW experience using machine learning to improve discoverability of image collections using automated generation and refinement of tags.

    Keir Winesmith discusses his experience as the Digital Collections Catalyst in Residence at the State Library of Queensland, where he used machine learning to generate predictive mapping visualisations. The ‘Mapping Future Brisbane’ project used Brisbane’s past to speculate on its future.

    The webinar closes with a conversation, where Jenna and Keir respond to audience questions, and talk about the opportunities they identify in these areas and their hopes for the future.

    Useful links: Mapping Future Brisbane: https://www.slq.qld.gov.au/mappingfuturebrisbane Digital Collections Catalyst in Residence: https://www.slq.qld.gov.au/digitalcatalyst Blog: TIGER: using artificial intelligence to discover our collections: https://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/blogs/tiger-using-artificial-intelligence-discover-our-collections State Library of NSW’s new Digital Collections portal: https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/digital

    www.ai4lam.org

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  7. Medieval public health - Late Night Live - ABC Radio National

    When we look at public health in mediaeval times, everything old is new again.  There was awareness of hygiene; masks to prevent the spread of disease; social distancing; careful management of produce markets. And even health passports. The societies of the Middle Ages should not be derided in the way they often are, Guy Geltner argues.

    https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/latenightlive/medieval-public-health/13514242

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