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Audrey Watters

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Writing HEWN, No. 334 via substack.com Traveling This past week: Seattle, Hermosa Beach. Upcoming week: Hermosa Beach, Seattle. Icon credits: The Noun Project

Writing HEWN, No. 333 via substack.com Traveling This past week: Seattle, Las Vegas. Upcoming week: Seattle, San Francisco, Hermosa Beach. Reading and Viewing I finished The Water Dancer; I started Dismantlings. We are watching The Watchmen, The Mandalorian, and His Dark Materials. I also started Season 3 of The Crown....

Hack Education "Ed-Tech Agitprop" -- the transcript of my talk at OEB Other Writing HEWN, No. 332 via substack.com Speaking I spoke at the Berlin offices of Wikimedia Deutschland at an event called "Open for a Cause." I spoke at OEB 2019 (my transcript is posted above). And I was...

Teaching Machines I talked to a friend this week who I've let read the draft. We had a good discussion about what I need to do to strengthen what he identified as the voice of "Folklorist Audrey" in the book. Other Writing HEWN, No. 331 via substack.com Working I've finished...

Teaching Machines No updates. Hack Education No updates, although I’m starting to think about what I’ll do with my writing there. I will probably relaunch the site in the new year with more frequently commentary. But we shall see. Other Writing HEWN, No. 330 via substack.com Working I don’t know...

I was recently interviewed by Training Journal about my upcoming keynote at OEB. When asked what I planned to speak about, I said, "The conference is weeks away! I don't know yet exactly what I'm going to talk about. But I have been thinking of the stories we tell about...

Teaching Machines I didn’t touch the manuscript this week. (I find it helps to put writing away and think about it, then come back to it fresh.) But I recognize a couple of places where I will need to make my argument a little tighter. Other Writing HEWN, No. 329...

Teaching Machines I’ve been working this week on the “Afterword,” which is perhaps an indulgent sort of chapter to have, but whatever. Other Writing HEWN, No. 328 via substack.com Working I chatted with Amy Chapman about a project she’s working on regarding women and ed-tech. It’s not “work”; it’s democracy....

Teaching Machines The book finally feels like it’s moving forward into the next stage. My editor has read the draft, likes the draft, and has forwarded the draft to those participating in the peer review process. I worked a little bit on some other tasks this week – starting to...

Teaching Machines I submitted the latest draft to MIT Press. I’m fairly pleased with how it’s shaping up. Other Writing HEWN, No. 326 via substack.com Working I was interviewed about the technology I use for work (although my answers were less about digital technology). Traveling This past week: Vancouver, BC....