Monthly Archives: October 2005

Quickie cry for help…

After one of the more unpleasant travel days I’ve experienced, I’m here in Orlando (more on that later), but have been hampered considerably by a lack of internet connectivity at my hotel (and at the hotel of my co-presenters). I … Continue reading

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Duopoly is like, so Web 1.0

There’s only a Technorati breeze blowing right now, but I suspect it will be a gale soon enough — Blackboard has acquired WebCT (they call it a merger, you decide). I can’t say I have much to add to the … Continue reading

Posted in Higher Ed | 11 Comments

My big fat lousy screencast — Beyond the Blog

Since I had promised a truly absurd amount of content to a wide array of worthy organizations, I had no choice but to add another commitment — preferably one for which I needed to learn a new medium and a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 14 Comments

A musing with a big hole in the middle of it…

For some time, I’ve wondered just how comprehensive that changes in the way that we receive, handle, publish, assess and archive information will be, in terms of the future of universities. Stephen Downes, among others, sometimes seems to suggest that … Continue reading

Posted in Abject Learning | 4 Comments

Live Synchronous Editing

For some time, I’ve been pining for a cross-platform version of SubEthaEdit. MoonEdit did not seem to catch fire, but recently a few new services like JotSpot Live and Writely have popped up. Now, what Roland describes as an “open … Continue reading

Posted in Textuality | 3 Comments

Powerful omens, and your daily dose of illegal art…

How to ameliorate the back-from-conference-blues: a) spend the night the conference ends holed up in your hotel room, catching up on four days of piled-up email and writing stupid weblog posts to blow off steam. b) on return, spend a … Continue reading

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