Sunday Reads 1 Nov

Is there just too much content online? Reward if you read ’til the end of this article on the We Are Social blog. Why academics and students should take blogging seriously. Nothing real new: it…

Sunday Reads Oct 25

I liked this suggestion in the sometimes very polarised debate on the affordability and openness of  academic publications: Use your author’s rights to make articles freely available by Jorgen Carling. Issues that have been overlooked in West…

Sunday Reads Oct 18th

By an interesting coincidence Blog Action Day 2015 with the theme #RaiseYourVoice to campaign for silenced bloggers also saw Ethiopian Zone9Bloggers (link to my blogpost on them)freed. I read Reporter’s Without Boarder’s article. Google’s Broken Promise:…

My Week: Typically and Specifically

A typical week: Mondays and Wednesdays are teaching days. This semester I teach Ashesi’s introduction to academic writing and presentation: Written and Oral Communication. I leave home early, arrive to campus just after 9 AM,…