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BlackWeb - Blackboard buys WebCT - Jeff's new Newsreader

Open Source vs. Closed Source 'proprietary' software sent in by Kathy Malsbenden's latest update includes a database that matches Microsoft's popular and competing Access database, experts say. for new video Ipods
Tom Friedman Video
Drexel to give away Video Ipods
According to “Drexel U. to Hand Out Video-Playing? iPods,” a post from The Wired Campus Blog - the blog maintained by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Drexel University was already game just 2 days after Job’s announcement:
“Earlier this week, Apple unveiled the latest version of its popular music player, a model that can play videos on its tiny color screen. And already, officials at Drexel University say they’ve come up with a plan to give the devices to the 33 students enrolled in their online master’s program in higher education. …
According to William Lynch, the school (of Education)’s director: Students, he says, will be asked to edit their own research journal using podcasting technology.”
Earlier today, Dan Karleen from Syndication for Higher Ed asked the right questions in a post judicially titled “Drexel gives away more iPods, but for what?”

Trojan Targets Skype Users - Developer Preview released

From John - What are your plans to mix and match regular (not skype) telephone with the streams with things like....
Mr. Conference

From ElderBob - Is there a way to bridge Skype and Gizmo.  IE.  Can I call in to Skype and then make that call a participant in a gizmo conference?    What is your thought?

Webcasting Resources Update

For Mac - Nicecast by RogueAmoeba
Easier options for Windows & Linux - OddCast by Oddsock
Haven't overcome the need for USB mic & Virtual Audio Cables yet.

Featured Discussion
Thoughts about Synchronous Online presentations (webcasts) - One Way, Two Way, What Way?

Oct. 24, 6:45-7:45 p.m. GMT - Chris Jones Speaking Online Using Voice Technology

6-12 November 2005 -Den Nordiske Stemme-  Free online conference

Nov. 11-12 - Portable Media Expo & Podcasting Conference

Nov. 18-19 - The Webheads Bridges Across Cyberspace

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Stephen Downes
Will Richardson
Doug of Samlab
Jon Udell's Screencast of Keene, NH
Sus Edtechtalk Blog

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