vint cerf advertises future of the internet for...
“In the next decade, around 70% of the human population will have fixed or mobile access to the Internet at increasingly high speeds, up to gigabits per second. We can reliably expect that mobile devices will become a major component of the Internet, as will appliances and sensors of all kinds. Many of the things on the Internet, whether mobile or fixed, will know where they are, both...
interactive 3D map of shanghai
The most incredibly accurate interactive map of Shanghai - Google-maps meets Sim City 2000 at http://sh.edushi.com/
Google Gen: poor searchers, cut-and-pasters
An interesting January 2008 review - The Information Behaviour of the Researcher of the Future - from JISC in the UK is looking at the “Google generation” (those born post 1993) and their online information seeking behaviour. For educators and librarians the findings have major implications. The research finds: the information literacy of young people, has not improved with the widening access to...
nice guitar graphic from www.mcbess.com
Not natives/immigrants but visitors/residents
From Dave White: Rather than the polarizing digital native/immigrant analogy… “The digital resident is an individual who lives a percentage of their life online. The web supports the projection of their identity and facilitates relationships. These are people who have an persona online which they regularly maintain. The Visitor is an individual who uses the web as a tool in an...
google enters mobile phone market
Today, Google, T-Mobile, and HTC came together to introduce the first phone running the Google mobile OS, Android, at a press conference held this morning in New York City.He Here for announcement and here for features.
clay shirkey speaks on information filtering
Fom the Web 2.0 Expo in New York, Clay Shirky (shirky.com) gives a talk titled “It’s Not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure.” Video available from blip.tv (23 minutes) Web 2.0 Expo is a global annual gathering of technical, design, marketing, and business professionals who are “building the next generation web.” More presentations here.
searching the deep web (not free)
“Using a web search engine like Google is usually fine for casual searches, but when you need to delve deep into a subject, what you really need is a research engine that explores the unindexed reaches of the Deep Web. For that, there’s now Infovell, “the world’s research engine.” Less than 0.2% of the web is indexed and some of the most valuable information lies...
Latest EDtalks video; Remo Williams on eXe
CITE Journal article - online collaborative... →
Teacher perspectives on online collaborative learning: Factors perceived as facilitating and impeding successful online group work.
best video conferencing tools
“Once reserved only to high-end and very costly proprietary hardware systems, videoconferencing tools and services have sharply grown in number and they now offer multiple useful alternatives that you can start using without having to spend a dollar.” Robin Good reviews video conferencing/calling services and compares their different key features.
Web 2.0 and Emerging Learning Technologies -... →
Welcome to the Wikibook Online Work (WOW) Projects! This book is a collaborative effort of students from universities in mainland China, Taiwan, Malaysia, and the United States all collaborating…
please dress me; a t-shirt search engine
Search for T-shirts at Please Dress Me
google's chrome browser (for windows)
Google released Chrome, its new open source app browser Monday. Not for Mac.