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Martin Hamilton
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Lives in Brettenham House, 5 Lancaster Place, London WC2E 7EN
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HPC Midlands, the East Midlands Regional Centre of Excellence for High Performance Computing (HPC), is proud to welcome researchers and industry representatives to learn about the power of HPC in delivering competitive advantages, and how to connect those advantages with collaboration, funding and innovation opportunities within Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing, Energy, Life Sciences and Big Data Analytics.
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"The Quiet Rise of Google Cardboard" - new +Jisc #TechForesight from me
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At this week's Bett 2015 show, education secretary Nicky Morgan launched the report of the +Department for Education's independent think tank the Education Technology Action Group (ETAG), which imagines the classroom of the future. +Martin Hamilton looks at the conclusions in the latest Jisc blog...
A couple of months ago my daughter came home from school with an interesting new project: everyone in her year group was being asked to imagine what the classroom of the future might be like. 
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#ETAG - a good BETT for UK education?

What will the future of technology in education look like? Read my take on the ETAG report, published at this week's BETT conference

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A couple of months ago my daughter came home from school with an interesting new project: everyone in her year group was being asked to imagine what the classroom of the future might be like. 
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If Twitter suddenly logged you out of your mobile apps and won't let you back in — or a device or a desktop, actually — you're not alone. In fact, you're in damned good company. We're locked out, too. Question is if any of us remembers how to communicate with each other with more than 140… #android
If Twitter suddenly logged you out of your mobile apps and won't let you back in — or a device or a desktop, actually — you're not alone. In fact, you're in damned good company. We're locked out, too. Question is if any of us remembers how to communicate with each other with more than 140 characters. I have a hunch we'll be OK. For more, check back with Twitter's status page, which...
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Catching up with folk at +Loughborough University today - here's the new building that replaced the old Bridgeman Centre, and Shirley Pearce Square. Nice!
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Read my Efficiency Exchange article: "Sharing made easy – Jiscsupport for equipment sharing"
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At this week's Bett 2015 show, education secretary Nicky Morgan launched the report of the +Department for Education's independent think tank the Education Technology Action Group (ETAG), which imagines the classroom of the future. +Martin Hamilton looks at the conclusions in the latest Jisc blog...
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Last call for the UCISA Network Futures event in Birmingham on Jan 21st. What will the network of 2030 look like? Lots of great talks including sessions from +Jisc, STFC, +Meru Networks and +Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
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"The Winner Takes It All" - the Internet's dirty little secret. New +Jisc #TechForesight from me #digifest15
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"A Digital Dark Age?" - new +Jisc #TechForesight from me
Most of us now have a cupboard or two's worth of old media that we're keeping because one day we might want to go back to it. Floppy disks, old hard drives, audio and video cassettes, CDs and so on. But how many of us no longer posses a device capable of reading/playing that media?
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"Where Does the Self-Driving Car Leave the Taxi Driver?" - new +Jisc  #TechForesight from me
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I think the impact may be much wider than just taxi drivers. It could potentially impact the whole automotive industry. A car for a single journey available at a moments notice, straight to your destination, then no parking - it just carries on and does another job. This could totally break the car ownership model - wasteful because most cars spend 20+ hours a day just parked up - which would totally shake up the car manufacturing and sales industries. Add to that practically maintenance free electric propulsion...
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    MBA, 2008 - 2010
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I'm interested in Cloud Computing, Google Apps, Post-PC, High Performance Computing (Supercomputing), Shared Services, Technology Enhanced Learning, Open and Linked Data and IT Strategy development. Check out my blog at martinh.net.
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Set up my first website in 1993. Still an HTTP 1.0 / HTML 1.2 kind of guy at heart :-)
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    Futurist, 2014 - present
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