The Edgeless University (.pdf) →
In a world where information is available at the click of a mouse, universities have become just one source among many for ideas, knowledge and innovation. Technology is changing higher education and…
YouTube launches Reporters’ Center
“…The new section features videos from top journalists doling out advice on a wide variety of reporting topics…The Reporters’ Center will also be a place where aspiring citizen journalists can “learn practical and ethical tips, like how to fact check your stories, avoid breaking the law while reporting, and adhere to journalistic principles.” Mobile video uploads to YouTube have...
twitter backchannel archive
TwapperKeeper allows you to archive and organize tweets based on hash tags. Wondering if this is the best solution for live conference back channel? Includes ability to look for special actions and organize them into folders.
govt sms services
About 1,500 services can be reached through the Malysian government SMS service. Report says so far 84 agencies had benefited from the service with 1.2 million text messages received. The Education Ministry won the highest hit award. Launched in July last year, the SMS-based services enable the public to get information, data and other services from participating government agencies by sending a...
Designing Choreographies for the New Economy of... →
Digital Humanities Quarterly: … questions concerning the texture and shape of this emerging economy of attention. … we argue that the emerging social media provide new methods for choreographing…
yauba search in real time
“Early Beta/Late Alpha Preview Release” of Yauba; a new search engine that is “truly Incognito, intelligent and intuitive.” Yauba “seeks to transform the way people find information online, while providing maximum protection for their safety, security and privacy”
designing schools for 21st century learners
Mobile Learning Institute’s video interview/presentation with Randall Fielding on “A 21st century education”. “In this film, architect Randall Fielding demonstrates the connection between where and how students learn in the 21st century.”
“…the online community for educators who believe in the transformational power of ICT in learning. Wired Teachers is a new interactive network where educators can share ideas and resources, engage with the wider educational community and promote good practice.” This Ning community features a regular live radio show on their Wired Teachers Radio Channel, uploaded from members,...
YouTube just became the TwitPic of video →
mashable: YouTube has just added a small feature with big implications: the ability to link your Twitter, Facebook, and Google Reader accounts to YouTube and automatically send out an update as soon…
Teaching English | BBC →
Links to interesting/topical articles related to English Language Teaching.
google chrome for mac os
Bravehearted mac users can download early version of chrome; “In order to get more feedback from developers, we have early developer channel versions of Google Chrome for Mac OS X and Linux, but whatever you do, please DON’T DOWNLOAD THEM! Unless of course you are a developer or take great pleasure in incomplete, unpredictable, and potentially crashing software….”
our teacher is a dummy;
The latest addition to the staff at a Tokyo Primary school will be an android capable of teaching young children. “The Robot named Saya (oddly translated roughly to “Swift Arrow”) will be capable of speaking multiple languages, do the morning register and give out homework. This is part of an initiative by the Japanese Government to extend Robotics into every home in Japan by 2015 and has...
david lynch video interview project;
Interviews with “ordinary folks,” conducted on a 70-day road trip across America; directed by Lynch’s son. First video interview now available.
UNICEF video comp on children’s rights
For the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF are inviting you to “… make a video showing what child rights mean to you, whether it be in the world at large, your country or your community. Maybe there is an example of how children’s rights are not being fulfilled. Or maybe you want to show a situation where children are getting the rights they...