Monthly Archives: November 2004

Six walk in…

Today is an intense, all-day planning meeting for the Northern Voice weblog conference. Before we leave this room, we will have chosen our list of speakers and panelists (from an awe-inspiring list) and hammered out a schedule. Too bad the … Continue reading

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Personal information processing, and I’m looking into golf shirts…

A couple thoughts occurred to me as I read this piece in Wired about the decline of the newspaper as a branded source of news: From the perspective of publishers, the 18- to 34-year-old demographic is highly prized by advertisers … Continue reading

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Adventures in WikiCasting: Fast, Free, and Out of Control

Having been prepared for the likelihood that I had made royal ass of myself, I’m more than a bit relieved that so far the response to WikiRadio has been positive. James Farmer, Stephen Downes, and Scott Leslie each noted that … Continue reading

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WikiRadio now begins its broadcast day…

This is not DJ Edit, but he plays him on WikiRadio A couple weeks back I described my audio production learning curve while developing an online presentation for the NMC Conference on Social Computing. The conference having been a roaring … Continue reading

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The Grey Video Mashup

First came the Grey Album, a monumental mashup of The Beatles White Album with Jay-Zee’s Black Album by DJ Danger Mouse. Today a mashup video simply entitled The Grey Video is making the rounds. This one might not be available … Continue reading

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WCET/Edutools LOR Comparative Research Released

Some months back Scott Leslie invited me to pitch in on a Learning Object Repository comparison study he was putting together for the Western Cooperative on Educational Telecommunications (WCET) and Edutools. I had never done anything quite like it before, … Continue reading

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I didn’t know I cared…

As a transplanted prairie boy who grew up in thrall to his beloved Saskatchewan Roughriders (the only professional sports team in the province), there was no way I was going to miss yesterday’s Canadian Football League Western Final, which pitted … Continue reading

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Wired for sound by the miracle of Wikiphonics

Lots of buzz lately on audioblogging and podcasting… Bryan Alexander and DJ Alchemi have posted a number of groovy links that suggest great potential for personal audio and education, and recently D’Arcy has jumped right in with a fine series … Continue reading

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Northern Voice Weblog Conference in Vancouver

It’s been my pleasure to be part of the planning group for the upcoming Northern Voice weblog conference set to take place here in Vancouver at UBC’s downtown campus on February 19, 2005. I’m very excited by the approach for … Continue reading

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