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17 years ago
A interesting, if not infuriating, investigation into the motivations of our friend Susan Williams in the Sunday Times.
17 years ago
The conference that Anthony and I attended this week in Baltimore, MA was about the open-source software project/product called Sakai. Sakai is the open-source equivalent of Blackboard or Web CT. It is an enterprise-level course platform. Anthony and I were hoping that we might be able to leverage the work of the Sakai project so that it might function as a foundation for our future work on SocialScholar and Pathways Learning. We have concluded that this is not possible. It turns out that while Sakai goes to great lengths to offer flexibility, that flexibility is constrained within ...
17 years ago
Anthony and I had a chance to view this Nightline segment at one of our Sakai sessions today. Please take a look, as we both think that the methods used by the IDEO group would be useful if applied in EdLab. Sorry the size of the video is so small.
17 years ago
Is there a way, using this Drupal software, to do the following:See all new comments in one place?receive an email alert when a new blog entry has been posted?receive an email alert when a comment has been made on a blog entry you authored?
17 years ago
How do we interpret the fact that I am the only one who has uploaded a picture? If our group will not participate in that way, can we really expect other people to be inclided to upload photos of themseleves on the upcoming SocialScholar system? I fear that the pictures work well on Friendster (and similar services) because without them people will have no chance of finding a potential date. I read in the Freakonomics book that members of ...
17 years ago
An interesting site I learned about while listening to this interview with Andy Hertzfeld. It tells the story of the development of Apple's original Macintosh computer, and the people who created it. The site was turned into a book as well.
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17 years ago
Anthony and Hui Soo have made some progess in recent days in making some necessary chnages to the Library's home page. I would like to use this forum to solicit suggestions as to how we might undertake a larger, more comprehensive re-design. Last night I had a chance to speak with some TC students and their reaction to the librray site was that the current design made it was difficult to find the catlogs and databases. It also seemed that they did not understand our reasoning behind the "Content Collections". They also had concerns about who was involved in picking content for the collec...