Category Archives: UofGuelph

Why I Want to Serve on the Board of Governors

I’ve decided to let my name stand for the open faculty position on the Board of Governors at the University of Guelph. Faculty representatives to the Board are elected by Senate; voting begins April 2nd. Why would I do this? … Continue reading

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Email is a Commodity, Collaboration Isn’t

The nature and provisioning of IT is changing. Clouds. SaaS. Ubiquitous Computing. Prosumers. Personal Tech. Mobility. Getting out of IT maybe the IT strategy of the future. The apparent low hanging fruit of this is email. Email is a commodity. … Continue reading

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My Undergraduate Transcript

How strange. In applying recently to a graduate program I was required to get copies of all my academic transcripts. My undergraduate transcript from the University of Guelph was the most entertaining. Here are my marks for the 38 courses … Continue reading

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University Sucks! …. yeah, right.

It’s convocation season. This tends to bring out the best in faculty, students, staff and parents at universities, and the worst in journalists. The latest salvo is from Margaret Wente (Globe and Mail) “Is our students learning?” Using the admittedly … Continue reading

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