Free beer, free wireless — access courtesy of my well-travelled and well-accredited companion. And we haven’t even left Vancouver yet. Plenty of work to do, so it will not descend into a full-blown debauch. But I think this is a good sign.Read more "The voyage is off to a fine start"
Online video has been around forever (at least measured in web years), and I’ve been hearing about videoblogging for some time. But I’m still amazed at how quickly the new generation of online video sharing services have emerged and become entrenched in our media mindscape. Employing some of the doo-dads that made sites like Flickr […]Read more "Nobody responded to my online video of the rat"
In addition to the SocialLearning.ca workshop at the ETUG event last week, I also was on the closing panel. I presented a a short riff on some of my biggest screw-ups learning experiences trying to foster and support social software the past few years. In the ensuing discussion, many said with IT departments strapped for […]Read more "“Massive Web Innovation on $6.95 a Month” – A SuperShoutOut Richmond-Way"
Jason Toal has put together a really fine screencast tutorial of Google Reader and posted it on SocialLearning.ca. I had never really dug GR before, but he does a really fine job of demonstrating the strengths of the application, including some snazzy interface goodies, clustering feeds, and the RSS output of starred items (which gets […]Read more "Get Your Aggregator On – Google Reader Screencast"
Big thanks to Joan Vinall-Cox for cross-posting pointers to a couple very promising pieces on the SocialLearning.ca site: The current issue of Innovate has a number of interesting articles. I especially recommend Mejias’s Teaching Social Software with Social Software and Ferris’s & Wilder’s Uses and Potentials of Wikis in the Classroom with thier references to […]Read more "Two must-read articles…"