The Boston Center for Adult Education assures me the introduction to blogging class I’m teaching is happening this time. As well as covering the basics of blogging, the two-session course includes hands-on experience with the software Blogware. There are still a few spots left. Register online or by contacting the BCAE. Walk-in registration is acceptable [...]
Archive for November, 2007
There’s a new site called Techbargains.com which appears to have great deals on computers and other stuff http://www.techbargains.com/ As with any new website: Buyer beware! Posted by Rich
Nicholas Carroll has published a book called Law of the Blog: a blogger’s guide to copyright, defamation, trademarks and other online legal issues: http://www.law-of-the-blog.com/index.html Link via What I Learned Today: http://www.web2learning.net/ Posted by Rich
nbsp;NotebookReview.com had a user review of the OLPC XO laptop: “Conclusion The OLPC is a very good tool for a classroom setting. All the interfaces in each application interact extraordinarily well together. At a price of $400 you certainly get a lot of value for your money. If you’re the only one you know with [...]
The Sydney Morning Herald had an article called Journalism’s new order: one hit wonders need not apply about a Australian journalist who was sacked because his stories were not generating enough website hits.
The latest news related to the scandal surrounding the removal of Boston Public Library president Bernard A. Margolis hit the front page of The Boston Globe today. “The State Ethics Commission has opened an investigation of Mayor Thomas M. Menino to determine if he illegally ordered the head of the city’s public library system to [...]
The October 2007 Searcher includes a great article about social networks—not just the ones online we commonly hear about, but enterprise social network tools, too. Tools like Visible Path and the online alumni networks SelectMinds develops can link people together in ways valuable to business. The article also discusses SecondLife and LinkedIn, a virtual world [...]
Tuesday’s (11/27) Berkman Center for Internet & Society Luncheon Series is with New York Times Beijing Correspondent and Nieman Fellow Michael Anti. His talk, “When the Decentralized and Democratized Internet Meets China,” will be webcast beginning about 12:30 pm ET. Folks will gather in IRC (freenode.net, #berkman) and Second Life. It is too late to [...]
I was gonna write a post tonight reminding you to buy your XO before tomorrow’s deadline, but One Laptop Per Child has extended the deadline on their sales until December 31. You can procrastinate a little while longer. XOXOXO
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