The Secret Language Code: Scientific American

Wonderful stuff – ways that simple LSA, examination of linguistic markers and other forms of linguistic analysis can reveal differences in social status, our chances of success in academia, our gender, even whether we are lying. There is just a taster of the fascinating findings revealed in this interview – there are many papers on different applications of the various methods used available at

Thanks to George Siemens for tweeting this one!

Address of the bookmark:

I am a professional learner, employed as a Full Professor and Associate Dean, Learning & Assessment, at Athabasca University, where I research lots of things broadly in the area of learning and technology, and I teach mainly in the School of Computing & Information Systems. I am a proud Canadian, though I was born in the UK. I am married, with two grown-up children, and three growing-up grandchildren. We all live in beautiful Vancouver.

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