Bruce Schneier points out, software itself does not
distinguish morality or legality - it's merely
Yet capability permits certain forms of behaviour that
in turn pose moral, legal and political questions,
requirements and possibilities.
Furthermore, we're engineering a digital world from a
certain point of view that is reflected in the capabilities
of the code we create.
It is for this reason that writing software is both an
ethical and political activity.
Ask yourself about your own project's capabilities.
Work out how it influences, empowers or diminishes your
If at all possible, promote autonomy.
My First Computer
"Asking what sort of education and learning our community
supports is how we decide what sort of community we
For it is through education and learning that we engage
with our future colleagues, friends and supporters."
Nicholas Tollervey, 2015. :-)
Part 1: Teachers
Teaching is the one profession that
creates all the other professions.
Teaching is a calling (you're
certainly not doing it for the money or "perks").
Teaching is the hardest job
I've ever had to do.
Part 2: Kids' Day!
2pm this afternoon (after lunch)
Everyone welcome! :-)
MicroPython on the BBC micro:bit