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Issue #366

12th January 2020
Hello!

It's my daughter's ninth birthday today, which feels crazy to me as it seems she was only born yesterday. Anyway, she's turned into a very accomplished sportswoman at a young age, and I'd like to take this opportunity, even though she's unlikely to ever see it, to say just how proud I am of her.

    This year, I'd love it if we could get back to the wonderful email replies I used to get after sending out each week's newsletter. There are some people who a few people who reply fastidiously, but I'd love to hear from you — especially if you've recently signed up!

    So, please let me know what I've shared that resonates with you this week, and also if you'd like to be featured in an upcoming microcast. It was great to talk with Adam Procter, one of Thought Shrapnel's superfans, this last week! 🙂

    Friday flurries

    xkcd: I Love The 20s
    It's been a busy week, but I've still found time to unearth these gems...
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    Microcast #082 - Nodenoggin

    Nodenoggin
    This week, I've been delighted to be able to catch up with Adam Procter, academic, games designer, open advocate, and long-time supporter of Thought Shrapnel.
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    Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted

    Graffiti saying "All we need is more likes"
    Some thoughts on being an 'informed citizen' in 2020.
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    Until next week,
    Doug
    PS Check out what I've been up to this week in Weeknote 02/2020
    Doug Belshaw
    Dr. Doug Belshaw is an Open Educational Thinkerer, currently working with Moodle and We Are Open Co-op to improve our world.

    You can connect with Doug by replying to this email, or via LinkedIn or Mastodon (here's a guide to getting started with latter!). I don't use Twitter nearly as much these days.

    Some say he's had a haircut. Others say he looks like a doughnut. He's tried (and doesn't really 'get') Scuttlebutt.
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