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February 16, 2009

Join me on blogs.lincoln.ac.uk

February 16, 2009

The Learning Lab blog experiment worked and the University of Lincoln blogs are on the move to a new permanent home! My blog has moved to  I’d be really happy if you’d subscribe to the new feed:  Thank you ...

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February 10, 2009

How the world has changed…

February 10, 2009

“When I learned electronics, we soldered together discrete components to make a product. Today, we combine copyrighted units of other people’s intellectual property to make a product. And we don’t really have the tools to carry out that task properly.” A comment by Bruce Perens, the creator of the Open Source Definition, the manifesto of Open Source and the ...

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January 13, 2009

Storytlr: Make your social networking tell a story

January 13, 2009

Storytlr is a relatively new ‘lifestreaming’ service that allows you to aggregate your activity on a growing number of social networking sites  (and other sites that provide RSS feeds) into one single stream that can then be manipulated to create visual narratives within a given time period.  There are other lifestreaming and aggregation services. FriendFeed is one. I ...

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Storytlr: Make your social networking tell a story

January 13, 2009

Storytlr is a relatively new ‘lifestreaming’ service that allows you to aggregate your activity on a growing number of social networking sites  (and other sites that provide RSS feeds) into one single stream that can then be manipulated to create visual narratives within a given time period.  There are other lifestreaming and aggregation services. FriendFeed is one. I ...

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January 12, 2009

Skilling up for WordPress

January 12, 2009

A post on the WordPress Publisher’s Blog highlights a large increase in the number of new job offerings that include WordPress as a required skill.  The original oDesk report shows that Joomla is clearly the ‘most in demand skill in 2008?, although WordPress has the ‘fastest growing demand.’ WordPress only shows 55% of the demand that Joomla has ...

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Skilling up for WordPress

January 12, 2009

A post on the WordPress Publisher’s Blog highlights a large increase in the number of new job offerings that include WordPress as a required skill.  The original oDesk report shows that Joomla is clearly the ‘most in demand skill in 2008?, although WordPress has the ‘fastest growing demand.’ WordPress only shows 55% of the demand that Joomla has ...

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January 06, 2009

History of the Internet, PICOL and CC video

January 06, 2009

Just a couple of videos which I came across by accident. Both demonstrate how well information can be communicated through animated graphics and images. The first, History of the Internet, “is an animated documentary explaining the inventions from time-sharing to filesharing, from Arpanet to Internet.” I read Where Wizards Stay Up Late this year, which is a compelling ...

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History of the Internet, PICOL and CC video

January 06, 2009

Just a couple of videos which I came across by accident. Both demonstrate how well information can be communicated through animated graphics and images. The first, History of the Internet, “is an animated documentary explaining the inventions from time-sharing to filesharing, from Arpanet to Internet.” I read Where Wizards Stay Up Late this year, which is a compelling ...

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December 17, 2008

Facebook to the repository via SWORD

December 17, 2008

A post to note that I have successfully deposited a document into our institutional repository from my Facebook account using the Facebook SWORD app, written by Stuart Lewis.  There’s a few things worth mentioning: It’s a 3.1.1 EPrints IR, hosted at our university and maintained by EPrints Services. EPrints has supported SWORD since v3.1. Originally, the FB app didn’t ...

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Facebook to the repository via SWORD

December 17, 2008

A post to note that I have successfully deposited a document into our institutional repository from my Facebook account using the Facebook SWORD app, written by Stuart Lewis.  There’s a few things worth mentioning: It’s a 3.1.1 EPrints IR, hosted at our university and maintained by EPrints Services. EPrints has supported SWORD since v3.1. Originally, the FB app didn’t ...

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