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The role of activism in ICT for Sustainability: Learning from practitioners

March 11, 2014


Here’s the draft of the paper we just finished.  It is based on our conversations published as podcasts on SustainableLens. Samuel Mann,  Shane Gallagher,  Nell Smith Abstract— This paper describes an analysis of responses to the question “do you consider yourself to be an activist?” and applies the learnings from that to computing for sustainability.   […]

Sustainable action points

August 30, 2013


I’m working with a final year Career Practice student – Lily Parker. Lily is interested in the notion of the sustainable practitioner from a career counselling perspective. For her is it is as much about personal understandings – life as a journey as it is about changing work practices. We are producing a set of […]

Celebrating Excellence in Communication within IT in NZ

July 22, 2013


I’m flying a kite – looking for feedback and a vague non-committal indication of support in principle – or at least an idea of who I might talk with to begin a conversation. I’m thinking that there is an opportunity to address the standard of communication seen in computing graduates. I want to produce a […]