Category Archives: tech/tools/standards

More dribble on social bookmarking…

Over the course of a rather busy day, I dashed off an article on social bookmarking tools and Flickr for UBC’s eStrategy Newsletter. The newsletter has a technoliterate but mainstream readership, so I have to presume no familiarity whatever with … Continue reading

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Babies, bathwater, serendipity, bad vibes and mass confusion…

Writing a weblog posting right now is the last thing I should be doing, but I’ve wanted to jump in on this topic for a while now… My time is extremely limited, so I’m just going to blast this out … 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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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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Ultimate confirmation of the jump-drive’s utility

The Swiss Army Knife of the Future, via List.

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Webmonkey, RIP: 1996 – 2004

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Workshop test

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Open-Source Learning Content Management System based on Learning Design Spec

Where’s Scott Leslie when you need him? While making random Google passes, Michelle discovered this open source LCMS built in java: PhiTone.LCMS is a Java-based Open-Source Learning Content Management System (LCMS). It is an implementation of the Learning Design Specification. … Continue reading

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Why you shouldn’t use learning objects, and why you should

I try to submit a monthly piece for a newsletter here at UBC. It’s a useful exercise for me to write through my work with a broader audience in mind, and I’m grateful for the forum — but man, it … Continue reading

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It’s slowly coming together…

As I’ve previously noted in this space, it finally seems as if a substantial quantity of learning objects are now available to instructors. And though the existing collections have never looked so good, I am still not able to point … Continue reading

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