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I really like the look of this planner. I am now thinking that 2015 might just be the time to move back to a paper planner.

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Getting Organised

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Project 3.01 in the CRCSI

It is more than a year ago now that I started working with the CRCSI¬†on the Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI) program, also known as Program 3. The mandate given to the newly appointed science director and myself, the research fellow, … Continue reading

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Time to Update the Publications

Today was the day, it was time to update my publications listing with the publications from the past couple of years. So they are all there now and ready to go.

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Eye Tracking

Tracking the human eye is a fascinating science. Recently I was one of the supervisors of an Honours student in an eye tracking study. From the thesis we published a paper with the results. This paper is now available under … Continue reading

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The actual thesis: A Software Inspection Methodology for Cognitive Improvement in Software Engineering

So here it is. Four years in the making and it is now available. If you are suffering from insomnia one evening and need something that will put you straight to sleep here it is. In full and unabridged attached … Continue reading

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Distinguishing the Virtual World from the Real World…

In a Rolling Stone magazine on November 7, 2007 William Gibson stated: “One of the things our grandchildren will find quaintest about us is that we distinguish the digital from the real.” I find this to be a very helpful … Continue reading

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It is finally over

On February 12, 2010, I submitted my PhD thesis for examination. Something that was supposed to be completed back in September 2009, well that is at least when I thought it would be done finally came to an end on … Continue reading

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What really has changed

While reading the Report on a conference sponsored by the NATO SCIENCE COMMITTEE Garmisch, Germany, 7th to 11th October 1968, I was amazed to read the opening comments as to the motivation behind the conference: “One of the major motivations … Continue reading

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Clarifying Definitions

thesis (noun): 1. a statement or theory that is put forward as a premise to be maintained or proved: his central thesis is that psychological life is not part of the material world. 2. a long essay or dissertation involving … Continue reading

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