Convergent and Divergent thinking is an interesting concept, originally coined by the psychologist Joy Paul Guilford, that allows for a more methodical approach to creative thinking. It breaks down the process into two steps: Divergent thinking, where as many possible solutions and ideas are generat...

Masters CIM405 Reflection

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"Creative practitioners are people who make art"

"No, creative practitioners are limited by a certain set of restrictions, because there is an economic requirements"

"Creative practitioners are artists who are financially independent"

I sat there in the first class for CIM405, The Creative Pr...

Masters CIM405 Reflection

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Server build!

I had spent almost a week trying to get this site to work. I desperately needed a new blog site, at my last check I had like 4 different blog sites (teaching, development, personal, the development I didn't want students to find) and it was driving me crazy. I try to make it a rule that whenever I b...

Web Dev

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Short Story - Contraband

Coffee, check. News ready to go, check.

With a grin he looked around his empty office one last time to make sure he was the first one there. This was his favourite part of the morning, in the calmness of the office with no one to see he could relax before the day started, and even better he could...

Short story

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On Wednesday I finally got to try and experiment that I have been trying to organise for a good 3 months, I taught a class using multiple screens.

The first question (one my workmates were really interested to know the answer to) is of course, why. Two of my class are introductions to a new langua...

Web Games Teaching

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