So what do you say?Web "2 dot zero"? Web " 2 point zero"?Web "2 dot o"?Web " 2 point o"?or what about:"2 point naught"? Is the "point zero" group referring to decimal points? And surely is this the more correct terminology as it’s referring to release versions.. right? And are the dot zero/o mob coming…Read More
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Zotero: a review
Zotero for about 3 months now.. and I think it’s time I shared some experiences…First – a short historical perspective. In 2003, I started using Endnote – a free download from the University library’s site, or purchase a CD for a small token amount.It took a little while to figure out – and then I…Read More
How the social web came to be…
I’m currently writing a chapter for a text-book (yes, I know – traditional publishing.. but…) on Adult Teaching and Learning – my chapter is focused on e-Learning (surprise, surprise).In the process of a brief retrospective of e-Learning implementations across higher education, colleges (including community colleges) and the corporate context it’s extraordinary how focused the literature…Read More
Webex acquired by Cisco
A PR announcement from Webex today, announced the acquisition of the company by Cisco: "As collaboration in the workplace becomes increasingly important, companies are looking for rich communications tools to help them work more effectively and efficiently," said Charles H. Giancarlo, Chief Development Officer at Cisco. "The combination of Cisco and WebEx will deliver compelling…Read More
Blackboard patents e-Learning Technolgoy
Blackboard have been awarded patents on technologies related to… "… internet-based education support systems and methods. The patent covers core technology relating to certain systems and methods involved in offering online education, including course management systems and enterprise e-Learning systems. In addition, patents corresponding with the U.S. patent have been issued in Australia, New Zealand…Read More
Social Software being adopted by the Australian Government
Today’s Australian IT covered this story on the adoption of social software technologies into the public services: "THE federal government may tap the vast pool of social resources behind blogs and websites such as Flickr and Wikipedia to boost its online information services.The Department of Finance’s lead information technology body, AGIMO, has begun experimenting with…Read More
I love being able to get away for extended periods of time and still appear to be at work in Sydney! However, achieving this means I’m reliant on some degree of connectivity on a regular basis… after all, I might be in Europe but I’m not on holidays and there are a couple of cohorts…Read More
By now you’ve probably heard of Google Whacking….No? The goal is to enter a query into Google and come up with a single result – oh – and it’s just 2 words and no quotation marks!I use this as part of an activity in classes to sharpen searching techniques…but now…there’s Google Jockeying! So what is…Read More
What’s in your shed??
The great Australian shed – there’s been numerous studies on Aussie sheds and outhouses – and now…well, there’s the Intel approach to sheds! – SMH 6 April 2006 "Homing in on the human element"Genevieve Bell is employed at Intel as an anthropologist to investigate how to add the vital human element to technology!!! She says:…Read More
Daylight savings dilemas….
Are you aware that if you live in the eastern States of Australia that you are NOT getting that extra hour of sleep back this weekend?Were you also aware that your computer doesn’t know this? What am I babbling on about?Daylight savings !!!!!Daylight savings is NOT finishing this weekend (as usual – as scheduled –…Read More
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