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EdTechWeekly #119
March 15, 2009


This Week's Delicious Links

Chat Log Below

 

18:45:50 JL -> http://www.mebeam.com/edtechtalk
18:46:12 JenM -> http://freeconferencepro.com/
18:55:31 jan smith -> stumbling in... yes
18:56:39 jan smith -> am I hearing a one-side conversation?
18:56:49 PRWood -> Yep
18:57:03 JL -> http://edtechtalk.com/files/Jennifer_Maddrell-voicemail.mp3
18:57:04 JohnS -> http://staff.bbhcsd.org/schinkerj/2006/11/14/edtech-weekly/
18:57:29 jan smith -> I feel like I am riding a bus and listening to some guy on a cellphone.
18:57:48 matt montagne -> audio quality good here
18:57:54 sheila -> It sounds good for me
18:57:55 kcollazo -> sounds good here
18:57:56 Alvin Trusty -> I can't hear JohnS
18:58:08 jan smith -> yes,matt, but we only hear one voice
18:58:12 matt montagne -> I did my first webcast with a second computer last week...it was great to have a "monitor"
18:58:22 PRWood -> I can barely hear the others
18:58:23 matt montagne -> got it jan ;-)
18:58:25 krea_frobro747 -> I hear multiple voices
18:58:32 kcollazo -> I'm hearing all three
18:58:34 krea_frobro747 -> I hear Jeff, Jenn and Dave...
18:58:36 sheila -> ustream vs ETTa?
18:58:37 Alvin Trusty -> No John
18:58:43 jan smith -> Hmm, what's wrong with me...don't answer
18:58:47 krea_frobro747 -> Curious...  how are the agendas set for EdTechTalk?
18:58:48 Alvin Trusty -> He's in Stowe Ohio
18:58:58 matt montagne -> audio levels here are good...all even
18:59:04 jan smith -> I only hear jeff
18:59:06 sheila -> Ustream has all three voices.
18:59:12 PRWood -> Jeff I can hear you very well. The rest are in a deeeeeeep well
18:59:18 matt montagne -> I'm listening via ustream
18:59:24 matt montagne -> ustream levels r good
18:59:24 kcollazo -> good on ustream
18:59:26 jan smith -> I am in A is that it?
18:59:35 PRWood -> I am also in A
18:59:49 JenM -> that you for the feedback!
19:00:17 gail -> and now you are silent as well
19:01:12 JenM -> this is Jeff's first week webcasting ... we are cutting him some slack tonight
19:01:15 JenM -> :)
19:01:22 PRWood -> Here we go!!!!
19:01:25 jan smith -> ok, now in ustream, it works
19:01:49 JL -> Wazzup Johnny S?
19:03:08 matt montagne -> hey there cathy e
19:03:14 PRWood -> Isn't that a song? Do you hear what I hear?
19:04:04 Cathy E -> Hello all.
19:04:11 Cathy E -> Hope you are warm and dry.
19:04:44 jan smith -> Sort of warm, dry sometimes, thanks, Cathy
19:05:07 jan smith -> Welcome to the infinite pre-show.
19:05:11 jan smith -> :)
19:05:33 Margo Jantzi -> Howdy all
19:06:09 dave -> http://davecormier.com/edblog/2009/03/10/the-first-annual-lee-baber-jamb...
19:06:09 Cathy E -> Wahoo, welcome to my NC friends
19:06:10 jan smith -> Hi Margo!
19:06:17 Danita R -> Hey Cathy E!
19:06:27 BronStuckey -> hi ppls
19:07:01 courosa -> nice project, good to hear something like this
19:07:04 matt montagne -> very nice idea
19:07:05 jan smith -> So are these American projects only?
19:07:13 JohnS -> no.
19:07:50 matt montagne -> wow...cold hard cash...nice
19:08:02 jan smith -> :) sounds very cool,
19:09:10 jan smith -> I like the idea of winning community--
19:09:28 JenM -> SXSW: http://www.sxsw.com/ ... and ... http://news.cnet.com/8301-17939_109-10196526-2.html
19:09:40 jan smith -> Isn't that we are doing everyday, winning with community?
19:10:10 Alvin Trusty -> Wasn't Twitter started there two years ago?
19:10:35 courosa -> @alvin think it was twitter's first real demo
19:10:45 BronStuckey -> GaryVee on Ustream right now
19:10:52 JohnS -> Was it 2006 or 2007?
19:10:58 courosa -> jim groom
19:11:22 courosa -> 227
19:11:27 courosa -> march 2007
19:11:34 JL -> http://delicious.com/edtechtalk/
19:11:39 courosa -> although twitter is original from 2006
19:12:00 JL -> http://delicious.com/edtechtalk/ihancock+space
19:12:25 jan smith -> Weren't you guys doing Diigo? Will you still?
19:12:49 JohnS -> http://staff.bbhcsd.org/schinkerj
19:12:55 JL -> http://edtechtalk.com/node/3670
19:13:01 jan smith -> Thanks, yes it does rock.
19:13:44 JL -> http://blobtalk.com/
19:13:46 jan smith -> I think most of life is managed by blob.
19:13:48 courosa -> i dissed the elluminate ppl (and basically all salespeople) at my latest keynote panel - whoops
19:14:07 dave -> @courosa lol
19:14:17 JohnS -> Talks  Pattie Maes & Pranav Mistry: Unveiling the "Sixth Sense," game-changing wearable tech : http://www.ted.com/talks/pattie_maes_demos_the_sixth_sense.html
19:14:32 matt montagne -> google uses a  "blob" like technique to make decisions about which projects should receive more attention from engineers internally
19:15:00 JohnS -> Atlas Gloves: http://www.atlasgloves.org/
19:15:06 matt montagne -> 6th sense thing is pretty cool...scott meech had a great point about how schools are probably already planning to ban it
19:15:29 jan smith -> is there now going to be a verb-blobbing, adj blobbish....?
19:15:31 courosa -> i thought the ability to wordmap people was cool
19:15:55 dave -> http://edtechtalk.com/21cl_97
19:16:32 courosa -> "force community?"
19:16:44 jan smith -> oh that is a big huge question
19:16:48 derek -> i thought the picture taking was fun as well
19:16:56 jan smith -> invitation?
19:17:01 courosa -> oh, you mean like a school ... and we know how those work
19:17:23 jan smith -> intentional community comes from invitation--a sense of purposely welcoming...
19:17:42 JenM -> Diigo buys Furl: http://www.paidcontent.org/entry/419-diigo-buys-furl-web-clipping-servic...
19:18:07 courosa -> me too
19:18:29 courosa -> didn't have tags though ... would have been something had it come up with tags
19:19:01 JL -> http://leopardprogramming.wordpress.com/
19:19:38 JL -> http://pluggedin.wiki.hoover.k12.al.us/
19:19:46 dave -> @courosa like the spear would have been something if it spat bullets?
19:20:29 matt montagne -> light box gallery in moodle
19:21:17 jan smith -> didn't know about light box. thanks
19:21:46 matt montagne -> light box is a very easy install for moodle.
19:21:48 dave -> i'm excited
19:21:53 dave -> i'm wondering where this is going
19:21:59 dave -> some kind of lead up.
19:22:03 dave -> still waiting
19:22:07 Alvin Trusty -> and the Internet could go down.
19:22:11 dave -> wow... some knid of segue
19:22:14 dave -> still waiting
19:22:15 jan smith -> Hi jackie
19:22:16 JohnS -> OpenGoo: http://opengoo.org/index.html
19:22:18 matt montagne -> me=big fan of google apps networks
19:22:19 dave -> woohoo!
19:22:32 jackiegerstein -> Hi Jan - seeing you a lot this weekend - cool!
19:22:53 jan smith -> I'm still in pj's don't tell. :)
19:22:56 matt montagne -> very cool...nice find JS
19:23:08 dave -> http://laconi.ca/trac/
19:25:19 JenM -> Free Conference Pro: http://freeconferencepro.com/
19:25:23 courosa -> jaiku also went open source
19:26:02 courosa -> hidef changed their billing structure, not as good
19:26:22 JL -> https://www.google.com/voice/about
19:26:32 BronStuckey -> hidef - just jacked up their  prices
19:26:41 courosa -> This is how they make their money jen "We make our money in the form of a rebate that we receive from the phone company who hosts our conference servers."
19:26:53 BronStuckey -> after they were taken over
19:26:54 jackiegerstein -> Google voice is getting a lot of google talk talk
19:27:05 jackiegerstein -> opps twitter talk
19:27:10 JenM -> @thanks alec!
19:27:14 matt montagne -> looks like it is going to work right thru browser
19:27:16 JL -> http://www.kontain.com/#home
19:27:45 matt montagne -> maybe I take that back...not so sure google voice will run thru browser
19:27:49 JohnS -> Whither Windows? OLPC 2 likely to use ARM, not x86: http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/2009/03/olpc-project-to-adopt-arm-pr...
19:28:25 jackiegerstein -> I've had a lot of problems with my XOs
19:28:29 courosa -> eeek
19:28:55 JohnS -> OLPCorps: http://laptop.org/en/participate/get-involved/OLPCorps.shtml
19:28:57 matt montagne -> I love what the OLPC did for this market...
19:29:08 matt montagne -> I'm on an HP 2140 right now...awesome, awesome netbook
19:30:00 dave -> http://edactive.ca
19:30:13 jackiegerstein -> Great vision and social cause - kids love the xo's and the get 1 give 1 idea - but havve had problems with the xos in networking and the os
19:30:16 dave -> http://latwit.mac65.com/
19:30:42 dave -> http://funkatron.com/spaz
19:30:44 jan smith -> Why do so many apps have dumb names?
19:30:58 jan smith -> Makes me think of smart cars
19:31:00 Cathy E -> ohh I l ove spaz
19:31:03 jan smith -> very dumb
19:32:04 courosa -> or you can go the corporate way and pull a yammer
19:32:22 JohnS -> true, alec.
19:32:36 alicemercer -> Advantage of twitter, if you don't have a network already, it helps you build one.
19:32:43 JohnS -> difference of self-hosting vs. online.
19:32:47 courosa -> but you do lose a lot as well, I don't think it's all positive.
19:32:53 JL -> http://wefollow.com/tag/education
19:33:14 courosa -> haha
19:33:23 PRWood -> @courosa is awesome!!!
19:33:40 courosa -> funny
19:33:54 jan smith -> Alec, you are tops because of the ballance--fun & serious, also personal
19:33:55 JenM -> Scriblink Whiteboard - click here to try it: http://scriblink.com/index.jsp?act=phome&roomid=1149&KEY=273B025918C5FF2...
19:34:24 courosa -> thanks Jan ... I'll treasure that ... not so much Cormier's foolery. :-)
19:34:57 JenM -> http://scriblink.com/index.jsp?act=phome&roomid=1244&KEY=273B025918C5FF2...
19:35:26 jan smith -> dang, no room for me :(
19:35:31 dave -> me neither
19:35:35 JL -> http://www.httrack.com/
19:36:02 sroseman -> can you post the board link again
19:36:08 sroseman -> crashed
19:36:09 JenM -> Awwww ... seems six is the max in scriblink.com :(
19:36:17 sroseman -> awww shucks
19:36:20 JenM -> http://scriblink.com/index.jsp?act=phome&roomid=1244&KEY=273B025918C5FF2...
19:36:59 JL -> http://howtosaythatname.com/
19:37:19 JohnS -> CK12: http://flexbooks.ck12.org/flexr/
19:37:39 dragot -> LOL... How do you guys find all this stuff... AMAZING!
19:37:45 matt montagne -> one of our students at my school worked on the flexbook project last summer...
19:37:52 dave -> @dragot we don't. users do.
19:37:58 dave -> well... we find some of them
19:38:03 dragot -> :)
19:38:11 matt montagne -> flexbooks are basically seeded content and then you can add
19:38:42 dave -> http://onlinejournalismblog.com/2009/03/11/why-the-kids-dont-use-twitter...
19:38:50 JohnS -> thanks, matt.
19:39:23 alicemercer -> I want to meet strangers...
19:39:35 matt montagne -> JS...we talked about your post at a committe on teaching group that I'm a part of at my school...excellent post
19:39:36 BronStuckey -> Dana Boyd now at Microsoft
19:39:51 JohnS -> Thanks... Need to get more traction with that.
19:39:51 matt montagne -> this is changing...with so many celebs, kids are now using it
19:40:21 jackiegerstein -> Agreed - some of us are more digital than our students - I poo on the digital native argument
19:40:22 matt montagne -> the students that I know open their accounts and follow a ton of celebs...and me too of course ;-)
19:40:28 alicemercer -> they share links...
19:40:38 alicemercer -> My sixth graders found a proxy server to listen to YouTube
19:40:53 alicemercer -> They just do it face-to-face
19:40:59 jan smith -> I will be curious to see where this goes--
19:41:02 BronStuckey -> Most kids in Aus use mob phone texting where we use twitter
19:41:14 jackiegerstein -> I don't agree - I think they have IM
19:41:17 alicemercer -> which is NOT efficient, I'm sure that they found out about proxy from hs siblings
19:41:18 matt montagne -> @js...yeah, I agree...I can't say the teachers were too fired up about digi books
19:41:27 jan smith -> they do like their on-line identity and if they build it in the dark they will stay there
19:41:35 matt montagne -> I'm finding that lots of HS students are getting twitter accts now...
19:41:39 JenM -> Apple netbook rumor: http://www.macrumors.com/2009/03/09/touch-panels-for-apple-netbook-ordered/
19:41:47 krea_frobro747 -> Once they experience the "realtime" search relevance, they will become convinced
19:41:49 BronStuckey -> 20 somethings like FB
19:41:59 matt montagne -> how much is the mac netbook going to cost?? 
19:42:08 matt montagne -> I'm going to bet it will b 799 USD
19:42:09 jan smith -> if kids build identity that is open--maybe they will stay open
19:42:46 sheila -> Shuttle launches in T-1:10
19:42:49 Cathy E -> I am testing a Dell mini - $249.00 - love it
19:42:52 alicemercer -> Hey, when I google my name now, the top 5 responses are actually me. 5 years ago it was someone else
19:43:08 matt montagne -> I'm on HP 2140...great computer
19:43:10 alicemercer -> I want to get one of the mini (ASUS or Acer or something)
19:43:12 krea_frobro747 -> Could be similarly priced to the mini
19:43:15 PRWood -> Too high
19:43:22 jan smith -> with a name like jan smith i will stay invisible :)
19:43:32 krea_frobro747 -> agreed.... separate devices
19:43:37 alicemercer -> SmartPhones are not great for typing
19:43:48 jan smith -> mind you, our class blog is #5 on google search
19:43:52 krea_frobro747 -> My eeePC is mostly for travel/meetings
19:43:54 PRWood -> We have decided on teh Acer Aspire one with the new 10.1 in screen. They are great.
19:44:05 BronStuckey -> Shuttle is go!
19:44:05 krea_frobro747 -> Don't use the iTouch/iPhone for travel/meetings....
19:44:08 JL -> http://wefollow.com/
19:44:15 krea_frobro747 -> We follow rocks!
19:44:24 JL -> http://blachan.com/shahi/
19:44:25 matt montagne -> @PR..we demoed the aspire one 8.9" and we loved it...the 6 cell battery allows it to run all day
19:44:30 jan smith -> @prwood how much is the aspire?
19:44:41 JL -> http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/13304
19:44:48 PRWood -> We are waiting for our big bid but on Amazon 340
19:44:52 krea_frobro747 -> www.tweetgrid.com also has a photo feature search...
19:45:01 JohnS -> Jam Studio: http://www.jamstudio.com/Studio/index.htm
19:45:46 PRWood -> Currently taking bids on wireless through the whole facility.
19:46:47 dave -> http://elearningtech.blogspot.com/2009/01/12-elearning-predictions-for-2...
19:47:54 JenM -> Some silly links: http://i.gizmodo.com/5166399/happy-30th-birthday-compact-disc ... and ... http://aviary.com/blog/posts/aviary-acquires-digimix ... and ... http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29634158/
19:48:05 matt montagne -> @prwood...wow, that is a crazy price for that asprie 1...350 includes 10" screen, XP, 1 Gig ram, 160 gig HD,  and 6 cell battery...wow
19:48:37 matt montagne -> http://www.amazon.com/Acer-Aspire-AOD150-1669-10-1-Inch-Netbook/dp/B001Q...
19:48:49 jackiegerstein -> Saw it - yes silly
19:48:52 kcollazo -> @matt  Good for 5th graders?
19:48:57 JenM -> http://www.uopeople.com/
19:49:32 ransomtech -> That robot teacher was more funny than anything else!
19:49:47 JenM -> http://www.latimes.com/news/education/la-me-university9-2009mar09,0,5853...
19:49:48 JL -> http://www.disambiguity.com/10-social-skills-for-community-designers-thi...
19:50:09 matt montagne -> @kcollazxo...absolutely!  These "netbooks" are real computers that work great!
19:50:42 JL -> https://voxli.com/
19:50:53 matt montagne -> this is how I made my HP 2140 Netbook a "desktop" http://www.flickr.com/photos/mjmonty/3350143436/
19:50:57 jan smith -> tried this today
19:51:11 JohnS -> Ubit: Office 2003 menus for Office 2007: http://www.ubit.ch/software/ubitmenu-languages/
19:51:38 JohnS -> My Fax: http://www.myfax.com/free/
19:52:09 JenM -> All our links for tonight in one place: http://delicious.com/edtechtalk/20090315
19:52:23 jan smith -> great idea!
19:52:30 matt montagne -> GREAT show y'all!!!
19:53:29 jackiegerstein -> thanks!
19:53:55 dragot -> thanks.. first time listener.  great show.
19:54:06 BronStuckey -> thx everyone - lots to chew on this week!
19:54:14 jan smith -> now time for the infinite post show.
19:54:17 Joe -> First live show - usually podcast, thanks
19:54:22 phawkenson -> Thank you!  I'll drop in again.
19:54:47 JL -> https://voxli.com/tqre
19:54:51 Joe -> much better
19:54:56 jan smith -> you have to download voxli
19:55:06 Joe -> less research needed to find links
19:55:10 Danita R -> I like the live better - you can participate in the chat room
19:55:39 JohnS -> It's a very different show, isn't it? Much more fun live.
19:55:42 jan smith -> @danita it can get a little weird in the chat.
19:55:56 sroseman -> What was that robot link???
19:56:02 jan smith -> Someone always have to take on a Durff persona.
19:56:17 Danita R -> @jan LOL - can get a little fast :D
19:56:23 JenM -> http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29634158/
19:56:27 jan smith -> http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29634158/
19:56:29 Danita R -> oops, too many smilies
19:56:37 matt montagne -> link for jamboree dave??
19:56:51 JohnS -> http://davecormier.com/edblog/2009/03/10/the-first-annual-lee-baber-jamb...
19:57:14 Danita R -> Go ahead and talk about it now - we're listening!
19:58:13 jan smith -> now, would it be better to ask for feedback than evaluation?
19:58:37 JL -> not as quick and easy as I thought, but I'm good to go if anyone wants to play
19:58:54 jan smith -> Maybe at certain points in evolution of projects
19:59:00 JL -> https://voxli.com/tqre
20:01:25 jan smith -> and what does winning community mean?
20:02:04 jan smith -> That second is what you really want, and people need a mentor to do it
20:02:34 jan smith -> It is happening of the side of my desk, in my district anyway
20:03:58 matt montagne -> would b good tie in to our 18 gmt earthcast planning meeting next sunday
20:04:15 dave -> http://edactiveca
20:04:17 jan smith -> A canadian will be on the ISS in a few months
20:04:18 dave -> http://edactive.ca
20:04:19 matt montagne -> earthcast at the point where we need to do some practice streaming and so forth
20:04:32 sheila -> @Matt - I put notes from today on wiki.
20:04:43 matt montagne -> thanks sheila...
20:07:34 JohnS -> http://demo.twidori.com/
20:08:06 matt montagne -> I like that theme...cool
20:10:44 matt montagne -> it is a nice way to get people away from email for some conversations that should b more open
20:11:17 matt montagne -> no reason that some of these conversations that we have should b locked up in a linear email conversation
20:11:22 matt montagne -> much more 3D
20:12:58 matt montagne -> nite y'all
20:13:03 sroseman -> does not work with Safari and the Mac
20:13:04 phawkenson -> tks.  I wrote the links down and will check them out when I have more time. 
20:13:09 kcaise -> ok, cool!
20:13:10 jan smith -> Thanks for all your hard work, I appreciate the learning
20:13:19 sheila -> Thanks all!  Saw glad to be done with winter - 6 snow days is enough!
20:13:23 sroseman -> THANKS!! Off to ski in Colorado
20:13:26 jan smith -> Do they wear special spandex for that?
20:13:32 phawkenson -> bye
20:13:34 Danita R -> night all!
20:14:06 JenM -> Nite all! Thank you for hanging in to the bitter end :)
20:14:08 BronStuckey -> bye
20:14:10 Cathy E -> Maybe we will see the sun this week!
20:14:21 JL -> Thanks al