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EdTechWeekly#44

September 9, 2007

18:20:47 AliceMercer -> Hello all
18:38:53 guest478 -> well... what's going on here?
18:39:17 JenMad -> guest478 better have a lot of links to share
18:40:20 JenMad -> we have a weekend long festival going on outside my window ... it is soooo loud ... I'll have to be quick on the mute button tonight
18:41:30 guest478 -> guest478 is about to go to bed and thought he'd come in and wish everyone a nice show
18:41:48 guest478 -> i have to get up soon and get on a plane
18:41:49 JenMad -> no matter what others say ... I (heart) guest 478
18:42:02 JenMad -> safe travels ...
18:42:07 guest478 -> many thanks.
18:45:11 JohnSchinker -> Goodnight, gues478
18:45:22 jeff -> he's going to bed?!
18:45:26 jeff -> tired from boating?
18:45:38 JohnSchinker -> He has to fly in the morning.
18:45:48 jeff -> excuses, excuses :)
18:46:05 jeff -> thought he was taking the trans-atlantic train
18:49:16 AliceMercer -> HI all
18:49:56 AliceMercer -> Why guest478? What is the significance of that number?
18:53:59 JenMad -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hootenanny
18:54:40 jeff -> stream now on
18:54:44 AliceMercer -> Is that on tap for tonight JMad?
18:55:35 AliceMercer -> Sure it's due to server migration, but links to stream channels below are not showing.
18:55:54 JenMad -> alicemercer: a hootenanny
18:56:25 AliceMercer -> I know but I wasn't picturing a hottenanny here.
18:56:50 AliceMercer -> Hootenanny OR hotenanny
18:56:59 JenMad -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hootenanny
18:57:19 AliceMercer -> Go for it Jeff. We'll believe you.
18:57:28 AliceMercer -> Fight?
18:57:56 Cathy E -> We are fine
18:58:03 AliceMercer -> Hey, we can video Jeff and Dave fighting and post it on YouTube.
18:58:38 sroseman -> hi gang
18:58:45 sroseman -> no stream yet
18:58:53 Cathy E -> I have lots of questions for you guys - will you hang out a few minutes after the show?? Please
18:58:55 AliceMercer -> When you do the EdTechTalk email, one of the links that folks sent the email was good.
18:59:10 jeff -> try listening here: http://www.webcastacademy.net/listen
18:59:33 AliceMercer -> Hey, it's ME time before the start of week.
18:59:55 AliceMercer -> Hey! We've got Monday!
18:59:55 jeff -> sue, try listening here: http://www.webcastacademy.net/listen
19:00:01 AliceMercer -> At least twice a month.
19:00:08 sroseman -> hanks
19:00:10 sroseman -> t
19:00:32 jeff -> audio sound OK?
19:00:45 Cathy E -> I will not be hosting Making Connections on Tues- FYI
19:00:59 AliceMercer -> But, if well timed, we could be a lead in to ETW?lol :D :D :D
19:01:10 AliceMercer -> YES!
19:01:15 AliceMercer -> 4 p.m.
19:01:21 AliceMercer -> NOW tomorrow
19:01:33 AliceMercer -> And I can't get there earlier?
19:01:50 AliceMercer -> 4 pm/7pm edt is It's Elementary
19:01:57 AliceMercer -> You guys could go before us.
19:02:03 AliceMercer -> How about post-show chat.
19:02:11 Cathy E -> My time will be the same- Tues @ 7:00 EST- but if you want that time- I'm flexible (just will be gone this Tues)
19:02:27 JohnSchinker -> http://www.childrenslibrary.org/index.shtml
19:04:06 JenMad -> http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/09/04/business-20-rip/
19:04:59 jeff -> http://www.wikirage.com/
19:05:54 jeff -> http://mashable.com/2007/09/08/5000-resources-to-do-just-about-anything-...
19:06:05 AliceMercer -> HEY! older kids would love to do that
19:06:14 AliceMercer -> Song, you are SO out of it!
19:06:25 AliceMercer -> #33 Canada
19:06:32 JohnSchinker -> http://google-latlong.blogspot.com/2007/08/youtube-style-embeddable-maps...
19:07:26 AliceMercer -> I'm looking for classroom web page that is, of course, free
19:07:34 AliceMercer -> Have to check out mashable
19:07:41 JohnSchinker -> Edublogs, Alice?
19:08:04 JenMad -> http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/07/technology/07apple.html?_r=1&oref=slogin
19:08:08 AliceMercer -> Oh, I do edublogs.
19:08:23 AliceMercer -> I need something more html where I can crank up the fonts for primary.
19:08:37 jeff -> http://crave.cnet.com/4335-1_105-6587777-1.html?tag=ss_prv
19:08:37 JenMad -> http://www.apple.com/hotnews/openiphoneletter/
19:09:01 AliceMercer -> I guess I can do the whole darn post in <h1>
19:09:22 AliceMercer -> Dh says, all you suckers knew the job was dangerous when you took it buying iPhones
19:10:17 AliceMercer -> (I brought my husband along tonight)
19:10:35 Cathy E -> hello Alice's hubby
19:10:37 jeff -> http://screencasts.ubuntu.com/
19:10:41 Gary -> There is a case that makes your iPod look like a Zune - protects it from theft.
19:11:03 jeff -> http://translator.live.com/
19:11:15 AliceMercer -> They quoted some pilot complaining, but maybe that just comes with the personality.
19:11:33 AliceMercer -> about iPhone price cut.
19:11:57 AliceMercer -> I don't have to keep him in the closet.
19:12:16 AliceMercer -> Babelfish is so-so
19:12:38 AliceMercer -> From bi-lingual Spanish teachers who I've had check what bf came up with.
19:12:44 AliceMercer -> Always some issues.
19:12:52 JohnSchinker -> http://www.codeplex.com/vdm
19:13:49 JenMad -> http://www.downes.ca/cgi-bin/page.cgi?post=41578
19:14:43 jeff -> http://www.wdil.org/
19:15:34 AliceMercer -> Mr. Stanger seems to be the worst messenger for whatever point he is making.
19:15:39 jeff -> http://eurocall2007.blogspot.com/
19:16:10 JohnSchinker -> http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/archive-082007.html#00001263
19:17:23 AliceMercer -> Hey, I copied a lot of Vance's stuff: http://www.pageflakes.com/alice_mercer/14067940/
19:17:41 AliceMercer -> On the pageflake, not the blog
19:17:43 JenMad -> http://www.freedomtodiffer.com/blogoz/
19:18:32 jeff -> http://www.boston.com/business/technology/articles/2007/09/05/microsoft_...
19:19:14 jeff -> http://enterpriselinuxlog.blogs.techtarget.com/2007/09/04/unix-linux-ban...
19:19:54 JohnSchinker -> http://recaptcha.net/
19:20:10 AliceMercer -> like I can't same d*amn here
19:20:24 AliceMercer -> And edublogs bans "Texas"
19:20:56 AliceMercer -> http://edublogs.org/forums/topic.php?id=1038&replies=2
19:22:32 Cathy E -> I heard about that on TWIT - what a cool idea- killing 2 birds with one stone :)
19:22:53 AliceMercer -> Yep, Warlick I think was the first I saw posting on it?
19:24:19 JenMad -> http://www.worldwidelexicon.org/
19:25:38 AliceMercer -> So like babelfish meets re-captcha?
19:25:41 AliceMercer -> or wikipedia
19:26:07 AliceMercer -> Hey, wonder if the CIA will still "play" there?
19:26:14 AliceMercer -> Like on wikipedia
19:26:47 AliceMercer -> These are all text, lots of kids in my district are Hmong, which has a written language but is really largely oral.
19:26:58 AliceMercer -> http://www.shirtlessapprentice.com/
19:27:04 jeff -> http://www.onlineteachingandlearning.com/
19:27:07 AliceMercer -> This was a good link from the emails. Rest was spam.
19:27:37 jeff -> http://www.onlineteachingandlearning.com/
19:27:48 AliceMercer -> Little strange seeing the guy with no shirt and a electric tape on his left nipple
19:27:51 jeff -> http://edtechtalk.com/node/2256
19:28:14 JohnSchinker -> http://www.techsoup.org/learningcenter/webbuilding/page7396.cfm
19:28:24 AliceMercer -> Oh PLEASE!
19:28:30 AliceMercer -> Most were spammy
19:28:41 AliceMercer -> or marketing, so they want publicity.
19:29:04 AliceMercer -> Do shirtless apprentice: http://www.shirtlessapprentice.com/ at some point Jeff
19:29:34 AliceMercer -> Their site is really hmm, bland?
19:29:39 AliceMercer -> It's readable.
19:30:03 AliceMercer -> Mystery meat navigation...
19:30:29 JenMad -> http://www.masternewmedia.org/presentation/multimedia-presentations/sync... ... and ... http://www.vcasmo.com/
19:32:05 JenMad -> http://www.phixr.com/
19:32:16 AliceMercer -> Oh, now I see how it's different
19:32:52 jeff -> http://media-convert.com/convert/
19:33:20 jeff -> http://www.shirtlessapprentice.com/
19:33:23 AliceMercer -> I can't connect to phixr
19:33:26 AliceMercer -> 500 page
19:33:45 AliceMercer -> I can't get any of them to convert except for Zamzar. I've tried others.
19:34:00 AliceMercer -> That's NOT why I wanted to talk about him!
19:34:07 AliceMercer -> HEY my husband is listening!
19:34:27 jeff -> http://lijit.com/
19:35:02 AliceMercer -> Some are good things for us to hear about, BUT I don't think they necessarily are concerned about privacy of their email?
19:35:19 JohnSchinker -> http://snopes.com/
19:35:24 AliceMercer -> Mr. Preston
19:35:57 AliceMercer -> I always reply, with the snopes.com link
19:37:19 AliceMercer -> I got an email link from a gf I need to find.
19:37:39 Gary -> I is fun when you use it to point out something that your superitendent sent out to the whole district,
19:37:50 JenMad -> http://slides.diigo.com/
19:37:58 AliceMercer -> It was to a PDF or mag article about how these urban legends (esp. women in peril ones) really mess with women's minds.
19:38:08 AliceMercer -> Gary, you are evil!
19:38:28 AliceMercer -> I'll try to find it and add for next week?
19:38:40 AliceMercer -> I have requested getting it.
19:38:41 Gary -> She forgave me.
19:38:56 AliceMercer -> Cathy, you want to nag Maggie for us?
19:39:23 AliceMercer -> I use it TONS!
19:39:32 Durff is late -> It's Elementary
19:39:37 AliceMercer -> And it's the bookmarks page of It's Elementary
19:39:46 jeff -> http://www.degreetutor.com/library/librarians-online/future-librarians
19:40:14 jeff -> http://sayandpost.com/
19:41:10 JohnSchinker -> http://www.flickr.com/groups/quoteabuse/pool/
19:41:26 JohnSchinker -> http://www.flickr.com/photos/grammargirl/1262744793/
19:41:47 JenMad -> http://www.flickr.com/groups/apostrophes/pool/
19:41:53 AliceMercer -> Love the apostrophe abuse!
19:42:04 AliceMercer -> Lynn Truss is so funny.
19:42:34 Durff is late -> hi clay
19:42:37 AliceMercer -> Missing and OVERSUSED MISUSED is big problem with apostrophes.
19:42:41 Clay -> Hi,
19:42:50 JenMad -> http://www.podcastpeople.com/
19:43:01 AliceMercer -> Yeah, Dave got in trbuble with his grammar ;) ;)
19:43:17 Gary -> The most annoying for me is the supermarket line that says "Five items or less"
19:43:20 jeff -> http://www.cogniview.com/convert-pdf-to-excel/post/the-freelancers-tools...
19:43:21 Durff is late -> i always do apostrophes incorrectly
19:43:42 jeff -> http://oedb.org/library/features/236-open-courseware-collections
19:43:51 AliceMercer -> Well, it has two functions in English.
19:44:01 jeff -> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/6980454.stm
19:44:18 Durff is late -> as oppsed to japanese?
19:44:18 jeff -> http://podcampboston.org/
19:44:56 Durff is late -> mic is a box again?
19:45:03 AliceMercer -> No apostrophes in Japanese. It's character based.
19:45:19 Durff is late -> pooh
19:45:29 Durff is late -> chinese?
19:45:35 AliceMercer -> But it's used to show possession and contractions. Only contractions in most Latin languages
19:45:49 Durff is late -> russian?
19:46:26 sroseman -> Cool
19:46:30 Durff is late -> clap, clap
19:46:34 sroseman -> a party
19:46:38 Durff is late -> chocolate cake
19:46:42 AliceMercer -> Trying to AVOID MY WRATH JEFF!
19:46:50 AliceMercer -> Wanna talk Monday schedule post-show?
19:47:06 Durff is late -> it's dave!
19:47:23 Durff is late -> how many?
19:47:47 Durff is late -> dave says no to everything
19:48:46 Durff is late -> don't hear Mr. Mercer though
19:49:05 AliceMercer -> I'm muted while they talk to Cathy.
19:49:08 AliceMercer -> Using manners
19:49:14 Durff is late -> cathy?
19:49:27 JohnSchinker -> Cathy Evanoff
19:49:35 Durff is late -> i know that
19:49:40 Durff is late -> you're funny
19:49:47 AliceMercer -> No ME using manners
19:49:49 JohnSchinker -> :-)
19:50:07 Durff is late -> mannefrrs? miss manners?
19:50:54 Clay -> Listen to Dr. Caras talk about elearning 2.0 at my web site http://pflugerpfotos.vox.com/
19:51:07 Durff is late -> i find work sometimes interfers with digital life
19:51:22 Durff is late -> who?
19:51:40 Clay -> Dr. Caras spoke to the Austin ID SIG last month.
19:51:56 Durff is late -> and we have james gates tomorrow
19:52:11 Durff is late -> ya' all come now
19:52:24 Clay -> He is the founder of Sapling Systems. It was a good talk.
19:52:41 sroseman -> 6 am
19:52:52 Durff is late -> he grows trees?
19:54:15 Durff is late -> go!
19:54:44 Durff is late -> YEA!!! go alice!
19:55:11 Durff is late -> aw
19:55:32 AliceMercer -> I'm hearing the saracasm guys!
19:56:00 Durff is late -> i am nor being sarcastic but i can be if you want
19:56:07 AliceMercer -> You'll notice the interview shows that have multiple hosts in different areas use wikis an dgoogle docs.
19:56:20 AliceMercer -> No I think it was John talking about our planning wiki?
19:56:24 Durff is late -> too busy eating
19:56:51 Durff is late -> he's trying to fill dave's shoes
19:56:51 JohnSchinker -> I was asking Jen if she had a planning wiki for her new show like you guys have (had?) for IE
19:57:05 JohnSchinker -> I'll never fill Dave's shoes
19:57:13 AliceMercer -> Hey we still have it. But there was some sarcasm there I think!
19:57:18 JohnSchinker -> (I had to put that in because he reads the chat logs)
19:57:32 Durff is late -> :)
19:57:42 AliceMercer -> I'm thinking of doing some interviews on community organizing/politics
19:57:52 JohnSchinker -> :-) You can take the sarcasm if you like. I didn't intend it, but I'll take it
19:57:59 Durff is late -> grassroots?
19:58:00 AliceMercer -> Oh you!
19:58:13 AliceMercer -> Yeah Durff, and more
19:58:31 AliceMercer -> I'll interview Mr. Preston ("Mr. Mercer")
19:58:59 Durff is late -> I'm lost - why two names?
19:59:02 AliceMercer -> John, it was subtle sarcasm.
19:59:27 AliceMercer -> I didn't "take" his name, so we have different last names. It confuses people. My mom refuses to recognize it sometimes
19:59:31 jeff -> http://worldbridges.net/node/3565
19:59:51 AliceMercer -> Anyway, I don't have a time yet. and it's my son's birthday party that weekend.
19:59:56 Durff is late -> oh ihave a friend like that she kept her maiden name
20:00:22 Durff is late -> it costs money to change one's name
20:00:46 Durff is late -> i kept my married name because i refuse to pay
20:01:13 Durff is late -> and probably more if someone doesn't sign up soon
20:02:11 Durff is late -> el jeffo
20:02:46 Cathy E -> http://www2.smarttech.com/st/en-US/Products/SynchronEyes+Classroom+Manag...
20:03:48 Durff is late -> is it a download?
20:04:22 Cathy E -> www.yellowbrickmall.com
20:05:02 Durff is late -> have your ruby red shoes?
20:05:16 Durff is late -> click your heels three times
20:05:27 JenMad -> http://www.adobe.com/products/visualcommunicator/
20:06:10 Durff is late -> adobe products usu cost a lot
20:06:56 AliceMercer -> bye all
20:06:58 JenMad -> http://www.vcasmo.com/
20:07:01 Durff is late -> how old will son be?
20:07:06 AliceMercer -> Durff, they discount for schools.
20:07:10 AliceMercer -> 9 yo
20:07:18 Durff is late -> great age
20:07:27 Durff is late -> happy bday to him
20:07:31 AliceMercer -> Little brat is telling people what LEGO exo-force to buy him for party.
20:07:33 AliceMercer -> I will.
20:07:43 AliceMercer -> After I teach him some manners
20:07:57 Durff is late -> run leroy run!
20:08:03 lee -> :)
20:08:56 Durff is late -> i need $$$
20:09:01 jeff -> http://www.flickr.com/cameras/
20:09:19 JohnSchinker -> free teleprompter software: http://www.bmyers.com/public/662.cfm?sd=30
20:11:45 Durff is late -> bte ye all - great show