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Education in a suitcase to Kenya, or: Travelling with 20 tablets in carry-on luggage

created 2015-07-28 20:17
Saturday, first day of travel In case you ever get asked, it turns out that there is no limit on the number of laptops and tablets in your carry-on luggage (there may be a weight limit). At least ...

Preparing for Kenya: Education in a suitcase

created 2015-07-24 12:41
The plan Following the 2012 visits by two tutor-web participants (Anna Helga and yours truly) to Kenya, a plan was laid out and presented in a TEDx Reykjavík talk in 2014. The idea was to ...

Smileycoin in coffee shops?

created 2015-07-19 11:13
Crypto in stores? Cryptocurrencies are not commonly used in real-world stores, but there are some which accept Bitcoin, including pubs and coffee shops. One such is  Hanza Cafe  in Torún, Poland, ...

Earning Smileycoins directly into a wallet

created 2015-07-19 08:59
Those interested in cryptocurrencies quickly find that it is quite difficult to buy electronic coins in most currencies. It is not at all like buying a toy car from Amazon but much more like going ...

A PhD thesis on the tutor-web

created 2015-04-19 20:45
One of the main tutor-web proponents, Dr Anna Helga Jonsdottir, defended her PhD thesis on April 17, 2015. The work underlying the thesis was largely based on experiments using the tutor-web.   A ...