Category Archives: web culture

Power of “Word of Mouth” – Keynote Follow up with Jonathan Kopp


My collection of notes from the session at Learning2010  as Jonathan Kopp delved further into his discussion from the opening session – they are not in any particular order; they are unedited (translation: may seem random and disjointed); they include … Continue reading

Posted in learning2010, social networks, video, web 2.0, web culture

Chicken Little – Facebook, Myspace and Games ‘Infantalising’ Our Minds


(I hesitated to post this because I thought it might be overly snippy and snarky … but after re-reading the Guardian’s article and thinking about what Lady Greenfield had to say, I decided to go ahead and post – snarkiness … Continue reading

Posted in gaming, Net Generation, social networks, web culture | 5 Comments

But why use a wiki?


I absolutely love having conversations like the one I had yesterday afternoon. A colleague called to “pick my brains” (of whatever might be left) about using a wiki for a work group. The conversation started with, “But why not just … Continue reading

Posted in informal learning, learning, web 2.0, web culture, wiki | 1 Comment

Do folks really really learn differently?


There seems to be a lot of “of course” replies to this question … where there are many assumptions made about differences between generations. But is this truly the case? If so, then what data can we point to that … Continue reading

Posted in cognitive science, learning, web culture | 3 Comments

Help Firefox 3 Set a World Record


Posted in Miscellany, web culture

‘Technolust’ – Conflicts on what’s most important in schools


From a Washington Post article: A School That’s Too High on Gizmos – an opinion piece from one of the teachers at the school.  It seems that the primary focus – the reason for the school in the first place, the … Continue reading

Posted in learning, Net Generation, technology, web culture

Library of Congress and Flickr


File this under this-is-the-coolest-thing-I’ve-read-today. The Library of Congress and photosharing site Flickr today announced a partnership that will put photos from the LoC’s collection online in a social environment and users to interact with them. The Library is home to … Continue reading

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