Monthly Archives: February 2006

Helen Chen @ UBC

One wonderful perk to working at UBC is the calibre of guest speakers the University is able to bring on for talks and workshops. This Friday is yet another humdinger, as Helen Chen from Stanford pays a visit: Opportunities for … Continue reading

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MySpace gets the Danah Boyd treatment

I don’t use MySpace myself, and having only looked at it quickly had always wondered what the buzz was about. A couple months back, I did have something of an ‘a-ha’ moment when I followed this link to the MySpace … Continue reading

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UBC eLearning Open House, Wednesday, March 1st

I wanted throw a shout-out to the organizers of this year’s eLearning Open House, which is an informal gathering of the university’s wired educators that is being held for the third year. If you want to get a sense of … Continue reading

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Edublogger Hootenanny – The Draggin Remix

We recorded the Hootenanny at Moose Camp, and now Jason has mixed the thirty minutes down to a ten minute Moosecamp Mashup (4.2 MB). Jason has done an excellent job of pulling out the points, cleaning up the noisy bits, … Continue reading

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Every day is Christmas, every night is New Year’s Eve

Looking ahead to a week jam-packed with performance and peril, and the technology is not cooperating. On the home front, the aging plumbing in our bathroom seized up last week, rendering our tub/shower non-functional. Not easy to find a plumber … Continue reading

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It ain’t nepotism if it’s awesome

Not an ed tech story, but I wanted to throw a shout-out to a story by my brother-in-law Kennedy Jawoko in the Toronto Star: Haunting images typecast Africa: Last summer at the height of the “Make Poverty History” campaign, British … Continue reading

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Multi-Touch Interaction Research

Via YouTube (Thanks Bruce.)

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Alternate Reality Game Antecedents via Infocult

I’ve made some inept attempts to relate some of what Bryan Alexander opened up in my skull during his ELI presentation on alternate reality games. For the benefit of the poor souls who’ve been on the receiving end of my … Continue reading

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Submitted for your consideration – two new weblogs

For two years, back in the old TechBC days, I worked next to Dan McGuire with only a thin cubicle membrane between us. It was my job to find learning objects (as long as I ignored the accepted definition of … Continue reading

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One more valuable thing about Northern Voice

To get a sense of how getting people together to share ideas and have fun (I have those priorities listed in the wrong order, but I’m in the office right now) can pay off with enhanced augmented capacity, check out … Continue reading

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