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December 03, 2008

Who are you lookin' at?

December 03, 2008

At coffee this morning, I expressed my periodic recurring desire to create an anonymous blog where I could express my true feelings about certain topics I no longer feel I can blog about here. Buried deep in layers of Tor and bounced through more proxies than you can shake a stick at, my alternative blog, provisionally entitled ...

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December 02, 2008

Monetizing Permission

December 02, 2008

One of the downsides of using free wikis as an ePortfolio solution is that the granularity of access control is less sophisticated than with some commercial ePortfolio solutions. Over the past week, I've updated the ePortfolios of Joanna Hughes (our fictional student exemplar) on WetPaint and Wikispaces.In the past, I've never had a firm preference for either ...

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Credit Crunch Bubble Burst Death of Services Part 1

December 02, 2008

Death of ...

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December 01, 2008

Screaming jelly babies - we're f*cked

December 01, 2008

No BBC News and TDA, science is not about blowing things up:What the hell happened to intellectual curiosity? No wonder the career structure in science ...

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SocialToo - too social by half

December 01, 2008

Jo recently blogged about SocialToo, a service which allows you automatically send a direct message (DM) to anyone who follows you on Twitter and to automatically follow them back (if desired). Admittedly, Jo talked about the service in the context of drawing students into particular projects we are running, but clearly SocialToo is aimed at more general ...

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November 28, 2008

I think this is what I want

November 28, 2008

or is it?The Skyrails project at the University of New South Wales aims to provide visualisations of social networks. The Guardian likened it to the "consensual hallucination" of Gibson's novel Neuromancer.A few months back, I thought I knew most of the questions, although few of the answers. Now, I don't even feel I know that.It's been a bad ...

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