Financial turmoil – whichever way you look at it!, originally uploaded by canonsnapper. No question, a bad week for some traditional media heavyweights: It’s been an especially rotten few days for people who type on deadline. On Tuesday, The Christian Science Monitor announced that, after a century, it would cease publishing a weekday paper. Time […]Read more "No new media triumphalism here…"
Dead iPhone, originally uploaded by mikeykrieger. So, a few weeks ago I acquired a certain much-discussed handheld telecommunications device made by a certain corporation based in Cupertino. It wasn’t a step I took lightly for a few reasons… for one, I had relentlessly mocked the hype around Steve Jobs’ announcements of said device to my […]Read more "Coming out of the mobile closet… into what?"
I mentioned a couple posts back that we are running some courseblogs this semester on WordPress, with a range of approaches and configurations. One of these courses has all of the students working within one multi-authored courseblog, posting assignments and engaging in follow-up discussions via the comments… This particular course is part of a fully […]Read more "Making WordPress comments behave like a threaded forum"
I hadn’t really looked in on the blogs today, but I did take a peek at Twitter, and I got the impression from some of my trusted network of experts that @psychemedia had gone and done something that had gotten them rather excited… So, I head over and start following the steps in Tony Hirst’s […]Read more "Is there a remedial data literacy class I should be signing up for?"
As it has for generations, Open Access Day at my house will involve insane travel stresses, endless hours of cooking and dishwashing, dangerously excessive alcohol consumption, the therapeutic airing of familial tensions, grievances and debates on the Creative Commons NC clause in shrieking tones, and falling asleep in front of the television watching an uncompetitive […]Read more "Happy open access day!"