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EdTechWeekly #124
April 19, 2009

 

 

 Chat Log Below

 

18:55:41 JenM -> Hi, all!
18:56:02 JenM -> Glad to be back after the Dave and Jeff show last week!
18:56:20 sheila -> Hi all!
18:57:11 matt montagne -> hey y'all
18:57:52 ds -> hey gang
18:59:06 ds -> stop making sense
18:59:16 JenM -> how is doug?!
18:59:37 ds -> very well JMad, how 'bout u?
19:01:04 ds -> lol
19:01:16 matt montagne -> I thought dave was going with a Mac??
19:01:17 JenM -> great, doug!
19:01:52 ds -> lol again
19:02:31 matt montagne -> I'm a mac fan, and I
19:03:24 matt montagne -> I'm a mac fan and I'll be the first to tell you about how they bork out from time to time
19:04:01 ds -> good audio from all
19:04:21 sheila -> false start . .
19:04:58 sroseman -> greetings all
19:05:08 ds -> go guest478 go
19:05:24 ds -> and JMad in Chi-town!
19:05:25 matt montagne -> Dave's mic does sound good
19:05:55 mrsdurff -> dave doesn't cry
19:06:01 dave -> http://search.twitter.com/search?q=mbp
19:06:33 matt montagne -> twitterfall is a nice way to see these searches too
19:07:12 sheila -> Are people being paid for twits now?
19:07:15 sroseman -> be sure to get a 3 year warranty
19:07:18 JenM -> Oprah joins the twitter ranks ... http://mashable.com/2009/04/18/social-media-wrapup/
19:07:23 sheila -> tweets/
19:07:33 sheila -> ?
19:07:35 gary -> Not Oprah!!!!!!!
19:07:50 gary -> Enough!
19:07:54 mrsdurff -> ashton who? oprah who?
19:08:03 ds -> I was following @aplusk b4 oprahization :)
19:08:27 mrsdurff -> go matt!@
19:08:41 JL -> http://earthbridges.net/
19:08:49 sheila -> Matt who? ;)
19:09:20 mrsdurff -> i never heard of him
19:09:28 mrsdurff -> drew
19:09:32 mrsdurff -> U.K.
19:09:43 Lisa_W -> http://herebeforeoprah.com/
19:09:48 JenM -> very cool, matt!
19:10:05 mrsdurff -> you dave would show up
19:10:18 JL -> schedule here: http://earthbridges.wikispaces.com/Earth+Day+2009
19:10:26 dave -> i'm trying to build a frickin' green computer and failing
19:11:07 gary -> @Lisa_W - and often difficult to connect to.
19:11:09 JenM -> thank you, @lisa_w
19:11:39 Lisa_W -> I think most of us are over because we were all HBO
19:11:47 JohnS -> Doodle: http://doodle.com/
19:12:26 matt montagne -> thanks y'all...should be fun...thanks for your support of Earthcast09!!!
19:13:42 dave -> http://higheredtech.wufoo.com/forms/ed-tech-usage-in-higher-education/
19:15:05 JenM -> YouTube costing Google a bundle ... http://slate.com/id/2216162
19:15:50 ds -> good deal for advertising for Google, YouTube price tag
19:16:13 jeffmason -> shoud have seen this coming
19:17:09 JL -> http://www.walletpop.com/blog/2009/04/15/university-creates-first-how-to...
19:17:19 JL -> http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/04/19/AR200904...
19:17:50 ds -> no question
19:17:58 ds -> re Google and $$$ spent
19:18:08 ds -> xactly, they aren't losing anything
19:18:14 JL -> http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandteleco...
19:18:48 ds -> lol
19:19:18 ds -> and from the Swedes no less
19:19:18 JohnS -> Webslides: http://slides.diigo.com/
19:19:21 jeffmason -> and $millions too the plantiffs
19:19:26 JohnS -> Slideshow of this week's contributed links: http://slides.diigo.com/widget/slides?sid=13937
19:20:54 dave -> http://www.thejournal.com/articles/24206_1
19:22:05 JenM -> Ebay businesses on the block ... http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/04/14/stumbleupon-a-case-study-in-the-eff... ... and ... http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123974180039718079.html
19:22:10 ds -> all VT, all the time
19:22:53 ds -> I'd pay for skype--hey wait a sec, I already do....
19:23:22 matt montagne -> can't wait till google voice...
19:24:07 matt montagne -> hope none of the Earthcaster computers turn into a supernode this Wednesday!!
19:24:32 gary -> Our family shares Skype to keep in touch via phone - two at university in two locations - worth the value.
19:25:02 JL -> http://mfeldstein.com/desire2learn-challenges-blackboard-with-1-million-... http://fm.schmoller.net/2009/04/blackboard-v-desire2learn-round-up.html
19:25:12 matt montagne -> It is bizarre the deregulation that has happened the way it has...I remember when interstate calles here in the US were ridiculously expensive
19:25:52 mrsdurff -> hi kimmi
19:25:53 JL -> http://desire2blog.blogspot.com/2009/04/blackboard-invented-nothing.html
19:26:03 ds -> nice one JS too good
19:26:35 matt montagne -> I wonder what the twitterfeed on blackboard looks like!
19:27:16 steven.kimmi -> Feeding son baby food
19:27:34 JohnS -> 100 Free Online Lectures that Will Make You a Better Teacher: http://www.bestuniversities.com/blog/2009/100-free-online-lectures-that-...
19:28:20 plnaugle -> Sorry to be late.
19:28:22 mrsdurff -> hey alice
19:28:30 alicemercer -> talk about late...
19:28:38 mrsdurff -> hey plnaugle
19:28:40 plnaugle -> Hi Alice and Durff.
19:28:42 matt montagne -> lots of people complaining about blackboard not loading over in the twitter search for "blackboard"
19:29:05 alicemercer -> BlackBoard or a black board?
19:29:10 dave -> http://www.edutopia.org/textbook-publishing-controversy
19:29:11 ds -> manchurian candidate kinda stuff, you mean JMad?
19:29:46 matt montagne -> @alice...blackboard, I believe, is one word
19:29:58 alicemercer -> They are messy...
19:30:07 alicemercer -> Overall, NOT coherent...
19:30:26 matt montagne -> the company name, that is Alice ;-)
19:30:38 gary -> The section below is also interesting - points of view from other countries.
19:30:54 alicemercer -> But, there is not a breadth of content on the web esp at elementary level currently.
19:30:58 JL -> http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-youtube-url-tricks-you-should-know-about/
19:31:00 JenM -> Ning news: http://news.cnet.com/8301-13577_3-10220136-36.html ... and ... http://www.neccning.org/
19:31:08 alicemercer -> WHICH is not to say there isn't hope for the future.
19:32:42 plnaugle -> Do you think big conferences like NECC will be changing?
19:32:52 alicemercer -> Not like p*rn and other purveyors aren't still getting on Ning, lots of spam comments on NECC ning
19:32:59 ds -> anybody can teach
19:33:01 JL -> http://www.necclive.com/
19:33:02 mrsdurff -> [b] that means you too dave
19:33:03 jeffmason -> NECC unplugged
19:33:09 plnaugle -> Can learn a lot online.
19:33:13 alicemercer -> Hey, it would be nice if NECC had a live blogging policy though!
19:33:23 alicemercer -> Try to get soemthing out....
19:33:34 JL -> http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-youtube-url-tricks-you-should-know-about/
19:33:36 alicemercer -> Not sponsored, but there was a tussle about control fo schedule.
19:33:38 ds -> how long b4 the inevitable licensing convo re NECC?
19:34:02 JL -> http://www.tripwiremagazine.com/tutorials/developer-toolbox/xxx-massive-...
19:34:06 Cathy E -> There is nothing better than a good f2f conference.
19:34:09 alicemercer -> @DS, hmm,
19:34:19 alicemercer -> @DS two years I say...
19:34:40 ds -> @alice just remembering the hubbub from last yr
19:34:44 alicemercer -> They already took over the ning
19:34:45 JohnS -> 50 Years of Stupid Grammar Advice: http://chronicle.com/free/v55/i32/32b01501.htm?utm_source=cr&utm_medium=... and Geoffrey Pullum on Talk of the Nation: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=103171738  and "Three Grammar Rules You Can (And Should) Break: http://www.copyblogger.com/grammar-rules-to-break/"
19:35:00 alicemercer -> @DS, not that licensing, I meant NECC saying it's our name
19:35:10 mrsdurff -> mmm, is your grammar bad?
19:35:18 steven.kimmi -> And the bananas are gone!
19:35:25 mrsdurff -> hi dsantur
19:35:37 alicemercer -> @DS, licensing, and cr will be okay, we just vote that all content is CC share and share alike, and they can't use it without giving material a CC license, lol
19:35:52 ds -> @alice so many orgs can, and should collab on sessions on how to make yourself totally irrelevant in a connected world....
19:35:53 mrsdurff -> where did the bananas go?
19:35:59 ds -> you do so
19:36:07 dsantur -> :D :D :D Hello..
19:36:08 alicemercer -> roflolpimp
19:36:19 dsantur -> What is the address for the youtube embedding etc..?? missed it
19:36:30 mrsdurff -> the best was the snoring
19:36:33 JL -> http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-youtube-url-tricks-you-should-know-about/
19:36:52 dave -> http://publishing2.com/2009/04/11/how-google-stole-control-over-content-...
19:37:02 gary -> You mean my German speaking grandmother should not have said "Look the window in"?
19:37:03 alicemercer -> Okay, but I still like serial commas for lists.
19:37:05 jeffmason -> how about "dangling participles?"
19:37:07 dsantur -> ;) Thank you.. will definitely use it..
19:37:29 mrsdurff -> @gary she would say outten the light
19:37:56 gary -> @mrsdurf - and did
19:37:59 mrsdurff -> hi louise
19:38:00 plnaugle -> Or throw papa down the stairs his hat.
19:38:09 Louise Maine -> Hey Durff!
19:38:24 mrsdurff -> now why does that make perfect sense to me?
19:38:31 alicemercer -> BUT, they seem unconcerned with the news media going under, like they have NO place in this...
19:38:38 mrsdurff -> oh, i speak German
19:39:00 JenM -> Podcast suggestions from Gary: http://www.exploratorium.edu/ti/podcasts/index.php
19:39:05 mrsdurff -> we like the snoring
19:39:22 alicemercer -> Favorite ex. of what goes wrong when you don't use serial comma, book dedication:
19:39:24 gary -> When my grandmother got mad at us, she spoke in German (think it was swearing)
19:39:34 mrsdurff -> I do too
19:39:37 JL -> http://broadband.mpi-sws.org/transparency/bttest.php
19:39:38 ds -> earthcast09 link: http://earthbridges.net/event
19:40:13 JL -> http://www.rankmytyping.com/
19:40:46 mrsdurff -> not i
19:40:57 mrsdurff -> i type 2/minute
19:41:17 JohnS -> Fliggo: http://www.fliggo.com/ 
19:41:27 alicemercer -> "I want to thank my father, God and Ayn Rand" making it look like he was Jesus or something.
19:41:44 JohnS -> Voicethread 4 Education Classroom Partners: http://voicethread4education.wikispaces.com/Classroom+Partners
19:42:03 JohnS -> Twitter Handbook for Teachers: http://www.scribd.com/doc/14062777
19:42:34 JohnS -> Moodle Tutorials: http://www.moodletutorials.org/
19:42:35 mrsdurff -> Hey add to the Earthcast voicethread on http://earthbridges.wikispaces.com/
19:43:07 plnaugle -> That handbook really helped me with Twitter.
19:43:08 dave -> http://openedconference.org/call-for-papers
19:43:22 matt montagne -> thanks, Durff...love the gorilla marketing!
19:43:30 mrsdurff -> :)
19:44:27 mrsdurff -> where is there?
19:44:36 ds -> Vancouver BC
19:45:16 JenM -> Identify - firefox extension: http://lab.madgex.com/identify/
19:45:57 alejandra -> EVO Room 2: [b]hola
19:46:01 alicemercer -> My id would be hecka scary
19:46:03 alejandra -> EVO Room 2: [i]jol
19:46:15 mrsdurff -> i don't want to know
19:46:18 alejandra -> EVO Room 2: :)
19:46:22 ds -> "possibly rate limits on your BitTorrent uploads" on my test--those so and so's
19:46:26 JL -> http://www.kinsa.net/
19:46:37 alejandra -> EVO Room 2: *bird*
19:46:46 JL -> http://theedrevolution.com/
19:46:59 mrsdurff -> hi scott
19:47:07 Scott Shelhart -> Hi Durff!
19:47:15 JL -> http://www.typealyzer.com
19:47:17 alejandra -> EVO Room 2: ghhh
19:47:28 mrsdurff -> no one needs to say it dave
19:47:53 JohnS -> Universcale: http://www.nikon.com/about/feelnikon/universcale/index.htm
19:48:00 alicemercer -> Notice, he does not share the results he got.
19:48:35 alicemercer -> Hey, you all see that whale on your desktop thingy?
19:48:44 mrsdurff -> indeed, as ds would say
19:48:49 JoGold -> @alice Loved it!
19:49:04 JL -> Dave's edblog is INTP "might come across as arrogant, impatient and insensitive to people that need some time to understand what they are talking about"
19:49:15 matt montagne -> hmmm....I think I should of looked at the clock 14 hours ago ;-)
19:49:39 alicemercer -> Yeah, I often find the initials W-T-F coming up...
19:49:48 mrsdurff -> Earthcast information http://earthbridges.wikispaces.com/
19:50:08 plnaugle -> :D Great ob everyone.
19:50:12 matt montagne -> http://tinyurl.com/earthcast09facebook
19:50:17 mrsdurff -> John are you doing that?
19:50:21 mrsdurff -> so cool
19:50:25 ds -> great show crew
19:50:28 JohnS -> yeah, going to Africa.
19:50:35 ds -> thanks all, hope to see you @ earthcast!
19:50:37 mrsdurff -> greeat!!!!!!!!!!!
19:50:38 matt montagne -> http://tinyurl.com/earthcast09voicethread
19:50:41 Louise Maine -> Good  night all!
19:50:44 mrsdurff -> night all
19:50:51 gary -> Thanks again.
19:50:52 JenM -> good night all!!!!
19:51:00 sheila -> THanks all!
19:51:12 ds -> stylin' tunes
19:51:26 sroseman -> Thanks
19:51:36 matt montagne -> agreed DS...good tunes
19:51:56 JL -> Beta Villares - Rico de Bossa Nova
19:53:20 matt montagne -> nite all
19:53:24 JL -> nite
19:53:29 JL -> thanks matt and ttys
19:54:31 JenM -> nite all!
 



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