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Posted on 22 February 2019

Student Pre Flight Video

Student Pre Flight Video

Years ago (and still on some airlines) the pre flight safety talk was manually delivered. Today, it is all done by a prerecorded video, freeing up the Cabin Crew to focus on other areas of safety. Teachers, are you tired of saying the same thing each lesson and wondering if you have forgotten to say something important?

Posted on 18 February 2019

Is it irresponsible to teach our children about drones?

Is it irresponsible to teach our children about drones?

Drones are evil and are a military tool of destruction, why are you teaching kids how to use them? Well, that doesn’t mean that that is the only way the technology is deployed. I love talking to people about how I use drones as part of my research, as for many it is a real eye opener. I have lost count of the number of times that people have said ‘wow, I had no idea you could use them for that!’ So what exactly is ‘that’? What do I use my drones for?

Posted on 18 February 2019

Using Drones for Weed Management

Using Drones for Weed Management

An area I do a lot of work in is weed management – a field I can see huge potential for the use of drones. I would love to use a similar approach to release biological control agents, such as the lantana bugmite, on sites I am currently working on that have poor and/or unsafe ground access.

Posted on 18 February 2019

Big on Learning

Big on Learning

Anyone growing up in the 1980’s will surely remember Tom Hanks in ‘Big’. His 12yo character in a man’s body taught us the importance of user experience and market research.

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