Monthly Archives: September 2004

[Textologies] – High-tech highbrow stalking

Oh my, this is sooooo groovy. ‘Following “The Man of the Crowd”‘ is a 24-hour walk in which two participants, linked by text messaging, drift separately through the city in an alternating pattern according to the movements of strangers. Based … Continue reading

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BC Commons and an IP middle ground…

Yesterday Scott Leslie noted that he hadn’t seen seen news of the BC Commons licence “make the rounds of the blogosphere”. Today my short article on educational IP and BC Commons is being posted via UBC’s e-Strategy newsletter. I tried … Continue reading

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Fun with metatags (?)(!)

As Joi Ito recently wrote on his blog: “Things have been getting very taggy around here ever since I started using del.icio.us.” I can relate, though I’m still a satisfied Furl user. My own taggy conversion experience has come via … Continue reading

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[Textologies] – Reactive Books by John Maeda

P22 is pleased to offer a selection of artist books which transcend the traditional limits and interactions of paper and the computer. These unique books were created by digital artist, John Maeda and produced by our Japanese associates, Digitalogue. John … Continue reading

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Best use of Flickr tags I’ve seen (so far, today)

dscn6382-94 Originally uploaded by Bertrand. And it looks like a yummy lemon pie recipe at that. Click through to see what I mean. This opens up some groovy possibilities. Via randomWalks.

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How Canadians Write Code

Extreme Programming / World Cup of Hockey Watching Originally uploaded by D’Arcy Norman. D’Arcy has written a great post about the social dynamics of an extreme programming session. It makes me wish I knew what angle brackets did.

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Espaces Grand Ouverts — Translators Wanted

I’ve been relieved by the response to my recent EDUCAUSE Review article on wikis. I was terrified at the prospect of SeriousWikiHeads reading the piece and ripping it to shreds, but so far the feedback has been gentle. Among others, … Continue reading

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Adventures in Interface [Recycled from Textologies]

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This is for you, James

Thanks to James Farmer for the friendly reminder that this weblog was downright unfriendly to those who prefer to read it through their RSS readers. It was easy enough to reset the settings so that the whole entry was included … Continue reading

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Quote of the day (maybe quote of the month)…

“…blogging seems to be working in practice, but does it work in theory?” From Exploring the Use of Blogs as Learning Spaces in the Higher Education Sector (pdf) by Jeremy B Williams and Joanne Jacobs. Via OLDaily.

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