The Sheila MacNeill Daily

Finding a research job outside of academia – live chat

theguardian.com - The number of highly qualified researchers has soared over the last decade. In the five years leading up to 2013-14, there has been a 20% increase in the PhD graduates. But despite this rise, the p...

Let the kids use their phones in class

theguardian.com - Devices from iPads to smartphones are ever more pervasive in all our lives, but many look at this prospect with concern – worried about the effects of digital distraction. Parents and teachers are ...

This algorithm produces rap lyrics that rival human-generated rhymes

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technologyreview.com - The ancient skill of creating and performing spoken rhyme is thriving today because of the inexorable rise in the popularity of rapping. This art form is distinct from ordinary spoken poetry becaus...

Korea’s Yello Mobile Buys Influencer Marketing Firm Gushcloud

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techcrunch.com - Yello Mobile, the Korean company that gobbled up 61 companies last year and recently raised $100 million, is always hungry for acquisitions, and it’s back at the table again after picking up Gushcl...

Housing crisis will halve number of young homeowners in five years

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theguardian.com - The number of young adults able to buy homes could fall nearly 50% within five years unless the government addresses the housing shortage, a report has claimed. Over the past decade, home ownership...

Sheila MacNeill

Senior Lecturer in Blended Learning at Glasgow Caledonian University, I am interested in all aspects of the development and use of technology in education.

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