EdTechWeekly #50 Chat Log
October 21, 2007
18:42:46 AliceMercer -> Whats the music?
18:45:32 AliceMercer -> Hours of amusement: http://www.krazydad.com/defacement/ 
18:49:44 AliceMercer -> HI Cathy E
18:50:20 Cathy E -> Hello all
18:52:20 AliceMercer -> Little muddy is right
18:52:26 AliceMercer -> YEAH!
18:52:31 AliceMercer -> Since you sound muddy too?
18:52:53 AliceMercer -> ALL MUD, but hearable
18:53:01 AliceMercer -> Although Jeff is SMOOTH...
18:53:15 AliceMercer -> Where is the USTREAM
18:53:26 AliceMercer -> Now it's getting worse
18:53:42 AliceMercer -> IT'S YOU JEFF
18:53:50 Cathy E -> It sounds ok
18:54:37 Durff -> smooth?
18:54:45 Durff -> that is funny
18:54:51 AliceMercer -> Better Jeff
18:54:57 Durff -> the stream sounds ok
18:54:59 AliceMercer -> On ETA
18:55:07 Durff -> not too bad mr. smoothy
18:55:25 Durff -> no
18:55:33 Durff -> no difference
18:55:37 AliceMercer -> ETA is good for Jeff, but Jen and JOhn are bad
18:55:39 Cathy E -> sounds the same
18:55:44 Durff -> there is no difference
18:55:56 AliceMercer -> Jeff is better when I hear him
18:56:01 Durff -> what is the definition of muddy?
18:56:19 AliceMercer -> Sound is a little fuzzy and hard to hear
18:56:21 Durff -> that closet thing
18:56:23 AliceMercer -> OH smooth!
18:56:33 AliceMercer -> John is better
18:56:37 Durff -> coffee grinder sound
18:56:42 Durff -> could be skype
18:56:45 AliceMercer -> Well, you all sound better on ETA
18:56:45 Cathy E -> sounds good to me
18:56:51 AliceMercer -> SO that is all that counts, no?
18:56:57 Durff -> they never ask us
18:57:13 Durff -> who is transformer man?
18:57:17 AliceMercer -> Oh, I'm starting to hear a little crackly (low grade) on Jenn
18:57:43 Durff -> everyone has such colorful language
18:58:00 AliceMercer -> Now GONE
18:58:02 AliceMercer -> Don't worry
18:58:13 Durff -> oh read HER comments
18:58:19 Durff -> i hear you
18:58:32 Durff -> or don't as the case may be
18:58:39 AliceMercer -> Did Dave bail on you guys?
18:58:44 Durff -> hi harold
18:58:48 Harold -> Hi
18:58:49 AliceMercer -> Oscar is in the hospital?
18:58:52 AliceMercer -> Hello!!!!
18:59:02 Durff -> ol'man i think
18:59:03 JenM -> O was in the hospital on Saturday, I guess :(
18:59:08 Durff -> not young man
18:59:15 JohnSchinker -> Dave's message was this: it's been a long weekend here (highlight by a morning/afternoon visit to the hospital with O-man on Saturday)
18:59:15 Durff -> really?
18:59:27 Harold -> Hi Jeff :-)
18:59:30 Durff -> old man
18:59:32 Harold -> my audio sucks
18:59:34 AliceMercer -> Oh boy. That's not good!
18:59:38 Durff -> not oscar - right?
18:59:45 AliceMercer -> Yes Oscar
18:59:47 Durff -> hi sue
18:59:52 Harold -> Radio canada International (short wave transmitter)
18:59:54 Durff -> oh dear
18:59:54 sroseman -> hi Durff
19:00:01 wan -> O is out of the hospital... he was in yesterday
19:00:08 Durff -> for what
19:00:14 wan -> lungs again
19:00:15 Harold -> good to hear Oscar is OK
19:00:18 Durff -> steal his links
19:00:22 wan -> ha... what links
19:00:28 Durff -> oh pooh
19:00:57 Durff -> where are your guts?
19:00:59 sroseman -> so no ustream
19:01:43 Harold -> Champagne?
19:02:36 AliceMercer -> No video on Ustream, audio only.
19:02:45 AliceMercer -> Volume is too low for me on Ustream
19:03:07 Durff -> great intro jen!!
19:03:07 JenM -> http://www.apple.com/macosx/ 
19:03:31 sroseman -> we ordered ours
19:03:57 Gary -> October 26
19:04:03 jeff -> http://teaching.mrbelshaw.co.uk/index.php/2007/10/17/a-life-in-the-day-o... 
19:04:16 JenM -> thank you, lisa!
19:04:25 Gary -> As usual - waiting might be a good idea - at least for a week or so.
19:04:26 sroseman -> Hi Jennifer
19:04:32 JennferWagner -> Hello Sue
19:04:37 JenM -> hi, all!
19:04:59 AliceMercer -> It has a bad date tag on the Doug Belshaw
19:05:10 AliceMercer -> 200071021 instead of 20071021
19:05:13 Durff -> hi thtech
19:05:22 tjtech -> hi
19:05:42 JenM -> oh, thanks, alice ... I'll fix that!
19:05:43 Durff -> notice i can't type
19:05:50 JohnSchinker -> http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/reports/beginning_reading/topic/index.asp 
19:05:54 AliceMercer -> I noticed. You okay?
19:06:03 AliceMercer -> John, I was reading that one. Nice link!
19:06:04 JennferWagner -> I absolutely love NO DELAY!!!! its great to be real time!!
19:06:47 AliceMercer -> I think Doug Noon had that on his blog in the Summer
19:07:41 AliceMercer -> Only intervention program that worked was Whole Language based one, lol!
19:07:43 Harold -> What Works - I like it - thanks!
19:07:52 AliceMercer -> None of the phonics ones made the grade
19:08:03 AliceMercer -> Valid study, in education?
19:08:09 JenM -> http://incsub.org/blog/2007/a-con-job 
19:09:02 AliceMercer -> He can get snarky sometimes.
19:09:33 Harold -> James is allowed to be snarky - IMHO
19:10:06 AliceMercer -> He is very critical, AND comes out of a journalism background.
19:10:17 Durff -> definition of snarky?
19:10:42 AliceMercer -> I think we're not used to hearing that tone in edublogging
19:10:56 AliceMercer -> It's SOP in other blog environments
19:10:58 Durff -> ah - but we are in school
19:11:21 AliceMercer -> Sarcasm; Really?
19:11:33 JennferWagner -> LOL, I am typing my blog right now
19:11:39 Durff -> sarcasm is my job
19:11:40 JenM -> snarky = mean spirited wrapped in humor?
19:11:41 JennferWagner -> Since there is nothing to watch :)
19:11:47 AliceMercer -> Yeah, JM
19:11:47 Durff -> it is not available
19:12:04 Gary -> Some schools just need their roof fixed.
19:12:06 Durff -> i see jen
19:12:13 Durff -> that is too bad
19:12:14 AliceMercer -> Well, there is that Gary
19:12:15 Harold -> james and Will have been at it for many years
19:12:25 Durff -> chris is a great guy
19:12:48 Durff -> hi jose
19:12:49 sroseman -> a virus
19:12:52 Gary -> Sometimes you can't do it all - ohter things come first.
19:12:54 JennferWagner -> BUSIER MONTH NOT GRUMPIER
19:12:58 AliceMercer -> I am GRUMPY!
19:13:02 sroseman -> grumpy
19:13:03 jeff -> http://english.freemap.jp/world_paint/world_paint.html 
19:13:06 AliceMercer -> Everyone else is okay in my school
19:13:11 JoseR -> Hi everyone, just checking in.
19:13:15 Durff -> that means i am grumpier
19:13:18 AliceMercer -> Here's my realife link: http://www.sacbee.com/291/story/426173.html 
19:13:25 Harold -> Yup
19:13:29 Durff -> yes
19:13:33 Gary -> Yes
19:13:37 Cathy E -> yep - grumpy
19:13:43 AliceMercer -> Found out who the shooter was in the killing across the street from my school.
19:13:51 Durff -> oh no
19:13:53 JohnSchinker -> http://www.newsvine.com/_news/2007/10/17/1031895-ann-arbor-to-replace-li... 
19:13:54 Durff -> who?
19:13:56 sroseman -> october is a grumpy month
19:14:00 JennferWagner -> Takes a bit to get me down
19:14:16 Harold -> Simple tools - we need more of them
19:14:18 JennferWagner -> January is my downer time
19:14:34 AliceMercer -> Feburary I HATE it.
19:14:34 JoseR -> Looks like my itunes froze
19:14:42 sroseman -> beautiful summer day here
19:14:49 AliceMercer -> I'm crabby now. Earlier school start at my new job.
19:14:51 Durff -> hi cheryl
19:14:52 AliceMercer -> I hate that.
19:15:09 cheryloakes -> hello to all, just getting geared up for my week.
19:15:09 sroseman -> what time Alice
19:15:13 Durff -> earlier in the am?
19:15:23 AliceMercer -> report to work at 7:45 a.m.
19:15:34 sroseman -> that's early
19:15:34 AliceMercer -> I try to get there at 7ish
19:15:38 AliceMercer -> Yep!
19:15:46 Cathy E -> 6:45 for me
19:15:52 sroseman -> I have been working at a school that starts at 9:15
19:15:55 AliceMercer -> And on Friday I do SSTs (take notes) so it's 6;45
19:16:04 Durff -> mine is 7:55am
19:16:12 AliceMercer -> after being at a 8:50 start for three years
19:16:15 cheryloakes -> sounds good now Jeff,
19:16:18 AliceMercer -> so it's a change
19:16:31 Durff -> that's a switch
19:16:32 JenM -> https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/5700 
19:16:45 JoseR -> Skype Gremlins on the prowl
19:16:47 JohnSchinker -> Are you really going to remember to edit that audio?
19:17:04 Durff -> audio is not appreciably better
19:17:13 JoseR -> Leave it raw!
19:17:32 AliceMercer -> Except Meebo, etc is blocked in district.
19:17:32 Durff -> yea Meebo!
19:17:33 jeff -> http://www.icann.org/announcements/announcement-15oct07.htm 
19:17:41 JoseR -> or edit It's Elementary Style
19:17:49 Harold -> Gee maybe meebo will help me with my skype audio issues
19:17:54 Durff -> hi gradster
19:17:54 gradster1 -> tsuP?
19:17:57 cheryloakes -> I love my FLock accounts
19:18:00 gradster1 -> what are we talking about?
19:18:07 JoseR -> Meembe addon to firefox? Interesting feature.
19:18:17 Durff -> edtechweekly is about technology
19:18:23 JoseR -> Meembo
19:18:26 AliceMercer -> Jose is the master of editing our show
19:18:47 Durff -> and master of putting up with all the women
19:19:04 JohnSchinker -> http://www.doccop.com/index.html 
19:19:04 JoseR -> She said that, I didn't.
19:19:19 AliceMercer -> well, won't there be "translation" sites to help you find those?
19:19:20 Durff -> vacuum cleaner sound on john's audio - skype?
19:19:22 gradster1 -> zer a ustream?
19:19:28 Harold -> it's all 1's and 0's ;-)
19:19:37 AliceMercer -> And John, why would you go to a foreign language site you don't have the keyboardiing for?
19:19:40 jeff -> john is very tidy
19:19:57 Durff -> does he do windows?
19:20:07 AliceMercer -> Not to snark? I'm serious. I thought that for about a moment, how will I get to that site in Mandarin.
19:20:13 AliceMercer -> Then I thought WHY would I go there?
19:20:21 AliceMercer -> It's in Mandarin.
19:20:22 JoseR -> @durff, I wonder if he is single.
19:20:36 Durff -> i am not looking jose
19:20:38 jeff -> if you can't type mandarin, then you're probably not going to want to
19:20:41 Harold -> did plagiarism exist before the printing press? is it technology dependent?
19:20:48 JoseR -> just kidding
19:21:12 Durff -> isn't there plagiarism in oral histories?
19:21:19 Durff -> hi wan
19:21:22 AliceMercer -> Durff is silly
19:21:22 Harold -> good question
19:21:26 JenM -> http://www.downes.ca/cgi-bin/page.cgi?post=42033  ... http://www.olat.org/website/en/html/index.html  ... http://www.unesco.org/cgi-bin/webworld/portal_freesoftware/cgi/page.cgi?... 
19:21:30 Durff -> always
19:21:39 JoseR -> Is there something wrong with the stream. My itunes keeps crashing.
19:21:48 JoseR -> He it comes back
19:21:52 Durff -> no it's you
19:21:56 JoseR -> OK
19:22:01 Gary -> I belong to an organization that published student work in the local paper. This will be useful.
19:22:38 AliceMercer -> Like I could install it at my site...
19:22:39 Durff -> really jose, it's probably iTunes
19:22:48 jeff -> http://www.openlaszlo.org/ 
19:22:51 Durff -> try Quicktime or something
19:23:01 Gary -> iTunes ok here
19:23:13 JoseR -> alright.
19:23:24 Harold -> Edubuntu - not quite an LMS
19:23:56 JohnSchinker -> http://www.musictheory.net/ 
19:24:03 AliceMercer -> Liked that one John
19:24:33 Harold -> openlaszo has been around for a while so may be quite stable by now
19:25:10 Gary -> Darn - nothing for the bagpipes
19:25:21 jeff -> http://www.singsnap.com/ 
19:25:25 AliceMercer -> Gary, thank GOD!
19:25:25 Durff -> that is humorous!
19:25:35 Harold -> are bagpipes a musical instrument ;-) only 7 notes
19:25:40 AliceMercer -> Hey Larry Ferlazzo has his kids do it for ESL
19:25:41 Durff -> yup
19:25:44 AliceMercer -> That's how I found it.
19:25:57 Gary -> Some of us are in that musical genre!
19:26:09 Durff -> go alice!\
19:26:09 AliceMercer -> NOT MY HUSBAND!
19:26:11 JennferWagner -> REALLY???
19:26:13 AliceMercer -> NOOOOO!
19:26:17 Gary -> But a good 7 notes
19:26:21 JennferWagner -> LOLOLOL
19:26:24 JennferWagner -> edit edit edit
19:26:24 AliceMercer -> Stranger I have NEVER met and never will
19:26:25 JenM -> http://flux.futurelab.org.uk/2007/10/19/bringing-together-tools-for-teac...  ... http://www.slideshare.net/Dannno/mobile-learning-exchange/  ... http://www.slideshare.net/Dannno/mobile-learning-exchange/ 
19:26:29 Harold -> of course, Gary
19:26:31 Durff -> hi scmorgan
19:26:38 scmorgan -> Hello
19:26:42 AliceMercer -> Nice to sing with DH KNOWS I sang with him, and that is it.
19:26:53 Durff -> oh really?
19:26:55 AliceMercer -> God you people!
19:26:57 Durff -> url please
19:26:57 gradster1 -> ????????????????????????????????????
19:27:00 gradster1 -> :?
19:27:12 Durff -> calm doen grad
19:27:15 gradster1 -> that changed a lot
19:27:18 Durff -> hi karen
19:27:22 gradster1 -> doen, eh?
19:27:25 gradster1 -> :D
19:27:35 Durff -> i don't type well at this hour
19:27:36 KarenJanowski -> hi, all- just stopping by - have a few minutes to drop in and catch up
19:27:42 Durff -> live with it - i do
19:27:53 jeff -> http://www.instructify.com/ 
19:28:24 gradster1 -> :D
19:28:27 AliceMercer -> Yep!
19:28:28 jeff -> http://instructify.com/2007/10/18/they-deafened-me-with-science-the-elem... 
19:28:28 gradster1 -> nice guys
19:28:32 AliceMercer -> Berkleyium
19:28:38 AliceMercer -> Made in lab.
19:28:42 AliceMercer -> You DIDN"T know that?
19:28:48 gradster1 -> oh dear
19:28:51 gradster1 -> OH
19:28:59 gradster1 -> I'VE HEARD SOMEONE SING THAT
19:29:05 gradster1 -> what?
19:29:06 AliceMercer -> Well, my parents used to play Tom Lehrer when I was a kid
19:29:08 JohnSchinker -> http://www.freedocumentaries.org/ 
19:29:10 gradster1 -> californium?
19:29:20 gradster1 -> don't you ever look at a periodic table?
19:29:23 Durff -> i don't know
19:29:30 Gary -> Thanks Alice - Tom Leher!
19:29:31 Durff -> do you?
19:29:34 jeff -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Californium 
19:29:35 AliceMercer -> Yep! I think that might have been during Oppenhiemer's time at LBL
19:29:40 Durff -> hi tansmom
19:29:49 tansmom -> hello all
19:30:09 gradster1 -> letting everyone know now:
19:30:14 AliceMercer -> My parents must have taught me better then. See what happens when you let your kids listen to Tom Lehrer and read MAD magazine
19:30:16 gradster1 -> I AM LEARNING THE PERIODIC TABLE.
19:30:18 gradster1 -> :D
19:30:19 Durff -> brace yourselves
19:30:22 sroseman -> I will never eat fast food again..after seeing that movie
19:30:37 Durff -> gross
19:30:48 Harold -> Have to watch "The Corporation"
19:30:50 Durff -> eww
19:30:53 AliceMercer -> I was wrong. Californium was in 1950
19:30:53 JenM -> http://www.makeuseof.com/dir/ 
19:30:59 Durff -> go vegies!
19:31:04 AliceMercer -> not during Oppenheimer's tenure
19:31:35 Gary -> Alice - my kids listened to Tom Lehrer also.
19:32:04 gradster1 -> ummmm
19:32:05 AliceMercer -> Good DAD!
19:32:09 jeff -> http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/10/14/discovery-networks-acquires-how-stu... 
19:32:13 gradster1 -> I learned nothing
19:32:14 AliceMercer -> Hey LIsa, here's a link for you: http://www.sacbee.com/291/story/426173.html 
19:32:20 Durff -> me?
19:32:23 AliceMercer -> Sorry, wrong
19:32:23 gradster1 -> that song isn't very good teaching-wise.....
19:32:25 AliceMercer -> brb
19:32:26 gradster1 -> :P
19:32:36 AliceMercer -> Here: http://instructify.com/2007/10/19/on-a-teachers-salary-youre-allowed-to-... 
19:32:36 Durff -> thanks grad
19:32:41 gradster1 -> what?
19:32:42 Durff -> thank you
19:32:44 AliceMercer -> on teachers saving money
19:32:53 gradster1 -> what?
19:32:55 AliceMercer -> Other one is a downer because it's about the shooting
19:33:00 gradster1 -> why thank you?
19:33:19 Durff -> permission to be a cheapskate - i love it!
19:33:20 gradster1 -> ok really should I play halo?
19:33:21 Harold -> This one is cool too - http://www.wikihow.com/Main-Page 
19:33:22 gradster1 -> hehe jk
19:33:24 AliceMercer -> SO Lisa, you can add it to your show (the instructify not shooting one).
19:33:35 JohnSchinker -> http://kovaya.com/miscellany/2007/10/insert-coin.html 
19:33:46 Durff -> hi pam
19:33:47 gradster1 -> permission.... cheapskate..... :? .............?
19:33:52 Pam Shoemaker -> Hi
19:34:01 Durff -> click on the link alice sent me
19:34:01 Cathy E -> I got to play with a OLPC computer on Friday -too cool
19:34:04 gradster1 -> wHaT?!
19:34:11 Durff -> read
19:34:15 Durff -> hi arvind
19:34:16 KarenJanowski -> @Cathy - please share!
19:34:17 gradster1 -> read.....?
19:34:21 Harold -> still trying to figure out how to make money, Jeff? ;-)
19:34:28 Durff -> the link opens an url
19:34:29 JennferWagner -> i am going to have fun with that tomorrow, John!!
19:34:36 AliceMercer -> http://instructify.com/2007/10/19/on-a-teachers-salary-youre-allowed-to-... 
19:34:42 gradster1 -> ah
19:34:45 Durff -> go there grad
19:35:03 AliceMercer -> Different, but I got it because of you
19:35:16 AliceMercer -> How's the O-Man?
19:35:17 Durff -> thank you alice
19:35:33 gradster1 -> I haven't the faintest
19:35:36 gradster1 -> ok w/e
19:35:46 Durff -> hi lisa
19:35:48 Harold -> Dave who?
19:35:54 Durff -> no idea
19:35:56 arvind -> love special correspondents! but special correspondent of what?
19:35:58 gradster1 -> harnian?
19:36:02 gradster1 -> ??????
19:36:07 wan -> http://paulrallison.blogspot.com/2007/10/this-year-marks-my-25th-year-of... 
19:36:09 arvind -> hi durff
19:36:09 mrslisalinn -> HI
19:36:12 Durff -> never heard of him
19:36:23 Durff -> hi arvind - heard of you
19:36:29 Durff -> just not cormiwer
19:36:32 arvind -> ha ha
19:37:11 Durff -> poor paul
19:37:21 Durff -> we all heard didn't we?
19:37:59 tansmom -> yeah, that is crazy
19:38:09 Durff -> twitter him
19:38:42 mrslisalinn -> reminds me of a great quote by Art Costa
19:38:54 Durff -> which is?
19:38:55 JennferWagner -> his last comment is good -- At least for me, tomorrow I'll be able to teach students what I think is important for them to learn without the pressure of a standardized test or mandated curriculum.
19:39:05 mrslisalinn -> Latye in, where is the blog link and Paul who?
19:39:16 jeff -> http://paulrallison.blogspot.com/2007/10/this-year-marks-my-25th-year-of... 
19:39:20 Durff -> Paul Allison
19:39:28 AliceMercer -> Dave, it's not that they won't get funding, they might get reorganized
19:39:35 JennferWagner -> the whole article is good --
19:39:40 gradster1 -> it told me not to.... but what happens if I enter a password?
19:39:55 Durff -> don't know really
19:40:06 Durff -> i always enter a password
19:40:15 Durff -> hi susan
19:40:18 gradster1 -> ummmmmmmmmm
19:40:22 gradster1 -> okay....
19:40:27 SusanC -> Hi Durff
19:40:31 Durff -> you try and tell us
19:40:36 AliceMercer -> Can I share here...
19:40:41 Durff -> yup
19:40:52 AliceMercer -> Last year, a reading intervention specailist at my school had a classroom...
19:40:59 AliceMercer -> And the kids did not do well on state exam
19:41:10 JennferWagner -> What a HAPPY show today
19:41:14 AliceMercer -> So having the specialist take over the class may not do a darn thing.
19:41:24 jeff -> http://www.engadget.com/2007/10/17/interplanetary-internet-proposed-by-j... 
19:41:36 jeff -> http://www.thedailyshow.com/ 
19:41:45 gradster1 -> i have a link
19:41:49 gradster1 -> I can't talk
19:41:49 jeff -> http://community.desire2learn.com/d2l/lms/blog/view_userentry.d2l?ou=179... 
19:41:53 gradster1 -> but I have one
19:41:59 AliceMercer -> Check out Aasif Mandiv
19:42:07 JenM -> all links for tonight's show (plus a lot more) at ... http://del.icio.us/edtechtalk/20071021  ... to add more links for next week add a del.icio.us tag of "for:edtechtalk"
19:42:10 Durff -> industrial age tests display zip in 21st century skills that learners desperatly need
19:42:10 jeff -> http://www2.washingtonmonthly.com/features/2007/0709.rankings.html 
19:42:18 gradster1 -> well I might be able to skype in....
19:42:38 gradster1 -> do they have to be related to specifically what we were talking about?
19:42:46 gradster1 -> or just cool education links?
19:42:48 Harold -> 35 down, several more to go
19:42:52 jeff -> http://www.wikimatrix.org/wizard.php 
19:42:59 jeff -> http://burell.blogspot.com/2007/09/one-for-mouse-potatoes-your-future.html 
19:43:03 Durff -> i don't know - ask el jeff
19:43:14 JenM -> cool education and technology links, please :)
19:43:37 Durff -> maddrell has spoken
19:43:58 JohnSchinker -> http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/technology/AP-Comcast-Data-Discriminatio... 
19:44:01 JenM -> ... or not ... I'm not the boss around here :)
19:44:14 JohnSchinker -> Comcast is sorta blocking bittorrent
19:44:21 Harold -> wikipedia?
19:44:43 Durff -> i call my library assistant 'Boss Lady'
19:44:51 Harold -> edtechtalk doesn't have $millions?
19:44:57 scmorgan -> thanks...bye
19:44:58 Durff -> really?
19:45:00 jeff -> not yet
19:45:08 Durff -> bye scmorgan
19:45:17 gradster1 -> what do the links have to relate to?
19:45:22 JennferWagner -> no -- it can't be over??
19:45:28 AliceMercer -> Can we plug It's Elementary in post show?
19:45:32 Durff -> ask the maddrell
19:45:44 Durff -> plug k12online
19:45:44 JohnSchinker -> gradseter: it's a fast-paced, weekly roundup of news and events in the world of educational technology.
19:45:46 AliceMercer -> It's Elementary is about K12 ONline
19:45:48 arvind -> gradster, anything that you think is cool or useful
19:45:53 JohnSchinker -> Or just whatever we feel like talking about
19:45:54 AliceMercer -> Saturday
19:45:56 gradster1 -> oh
19:45:57 Harold -> maybe we need an eeyore show
19:46:01 JennferWagner -> Saturday Night
19:46:01 gradster1 -> so they have to be recent?
19:46:06 JennferWagner -> well all day saturday
19:46:09 Cathy E -> Making Connections - Oct 30 - UStream - with a special guest star!
19:46:26 Durff -> Saturday Night Live show?
19:46:27 gradster1 -> I have a vid
19:46:29 AliceMercer -> HELLO It's Elementary tomorrow
19:46:29 tansmom -> cathy, will you twitter that ?
19:46:43 Durff -> night falls
19:46:43 JennferWagner -> WOW2 has Clarence Fisher this week
19:46:47 Harold -> thanks jeff, jen & john (and u 2 dave) - been a while :-)
19:46:48 Cathy E -> yep
19:46:56 Durff -> i like thing though
19:47:01 sroseman -> cool
19:47:10 JennferWagner -> backchannel
19:47:15 AliceMercer -> Happy news: http://www.krazydad.com/fungames.php 
19:47:15 gradster1 -> sweet
19:47:27 JennferWagner -> POST SHOW
19:47:28 arvind -> K12 Online Conference schedule http://paulrallison.blogspot.com/2007/10/this-year-marks-my-25th-year-of... 
19:47:31 JennferWagner -> why no video tonight???
19:47:39 AliceMercer -> arvind, wrong link
19:47:43 arvind -> I haven't listened to teacher talk but a new show? Very exciting!
19:47:43 AliceMercer -> that's paul
19:47:58 Durff -> i retire
19:48:02 gradster1 -> dangit
19:48:17 sroseman -> I am putting in a plug for tappedin http://tappedin.org/tappedin/do/CalendarAction ?
19:48:21 Durff -> from teleprompting
19:48:24 jeff -> skype 'worldbridges' to join in
19:48:24 AliceMercer -> good
19:48:28 arvind -> sorry, bad pasting: http://k12onlineconference.org/docs/k12online2007schedule.html 
19:48:35 tansmom -> man, I haven't been to tappedin for awhile
19:48:42 Durff -> go ahead grad - skype in
19:48:46 Cathy E -> OK- did you know that the one laptop per child computer - automatically connects with other like computers
19:48:50 AliceMercer -> Go to sleep Dave!
19:49:02 Durff -> zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
19:49:04 AliceMercer -> Yep, the MESH network
19:49:09 arvind -> Did anyone order Panther? I had an Apple gift card and used it
19:49:22 gradster1 -> I want an MBP with panther D:.......
19:49:27 sroseman -> come on over ..tansmom
19:49:30 Durff -> awww
19:49:30 arvind -> ooh me too
19:49:49 JennferWagner -> Arvind -- asking for it for Christmas
19:49:56 gradster1 -> ALAN WATTS
19:49:59 Durff -> high ev
19:50:02 Harold -> Yay you Guys !!!
19:50:03 gradster1 -> THAT'S HIM!
19:50:13 ev -> hi durf--
19:50:17 JennferWagner -> WE MISS DAVE!!!
19:50:21 arvind -> my fairly new, ridiculously expensive iMac has craashed twice since I have had it in 6 months, like had to reinstall the operating system because it keeps getting hard drive errors. they claim software, i think maybe hardware, but panther should tell me the truth
19:50:32 gradster1 -> skype in?
19:50:37 gradster1 -> how?
19:50:43 gradster1 -> like........
19:50:48 gradster1 -> username?
19:50:50 tansmom -> wow sroseman, there is alot going on over there
19:50:53 Gary -> Panther?
19:50:54 tansmom -> have to check it out soon
19:50:55 Durff -> call worldbridges
19:51:05 gradster1 -> worldbridges
19:51:07 gradster1 -> hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
19:51:10 Durff -> yes
19:51:17 sroseman -> Arvind..Apple gave us a new MAC..failed 4 times
19:51:18 gradster1 -> should I?
19:51:26 Durff -> i'm waiting
19:51:31 gradster1 -> :P
19:51:54 gradster1 -> wait are we talking about arthus?
19:51:55 arvind -> gradster, you need to have Skype on your computer along with a microphone
19:51:55 Durff -> go tell them
19:52:02 Harold -> every country has different laws
19:52:05 gradster1 -> I have it.....
19:52:09 Durff -> hi drew
19:52:13 gradster1 -> but are we talkin about arthus?
19:52:15 drew -> Hi
19:52:18 gradster1 -> talking*
19:52:23 gradster1 -> and were*
19:52:26 gradster1 -> :P
19:52:53 arvind -> sroseman hmmmm, i just want ti fixed
19:53:05 Harold -> as opposed to a tigger show
19:53:21 Durff -> tigger and pooh
19:53:58 Harold -> lotsof caffeine
19:54:06 sroseman -> just had a drive replaced on a two year old mac, Arvind
19:54:06 Cathy E -> I have to do the dishes- love you guys :) even when grumpy
19:54:29 JohnSchinker -> don't get the computer wet, cathy
19:54:37 arvind -> by Cathy
19:54:38 AliceMercer -> Ohoh
19:55:01 arvind -> sroseman I think I need a new hard drive, but funny, Apple doesn't.
19:55:08 Gary -> If it was a 2 year-old mac - hope you had AppleCare
19:56:21 arvind -> I have Apple Care but those buggers at Apple are cheap
19:56:53 sroseman -> We have had the AppleCare homeservice
19:56:56 gradster1 -> http://youtube.com/watch?v=ERbvKrH-GC4 
19:57:08 Durff -> i smell a tangent
19:57:10 Gary -> Keep trying - sometimes just asking to be elevated to a higher level helps.
19:57:39 AliceMercer -> Well, sometimes you have no choice but to go to YouTube
19:58:02 AliceMercer -> I also remember Durff, doesn't like TeacherTube casue it's too slow
19:58:12 arvind -> my stream is struggling. just me?
19:58:44 ev -> mine too
19:58:54 Gary -> No - it keeps buffering
19:58:59 Durff -> that youtube is hilarious
19:59:14 jeff -> try the ustream
19:59:18 tjtech -> no streaam hear
19:59:23 tjtech -> here
19:59:25 tjtech -> lol
19:59:30 jeff -> http://ustream.tv/channel/edtechtalk 
20:00:08 tjtech -> thank you
20:00:34 Durff -> coolness
20:01:10 gradster1 -> sweet
20:01:21 gradster1 -> it was pretty cool, wasn't it?
20:03:20 AliceMercer -> I've got to go
20:03:28 AliceMercer -> night all!
20:03:33 wan -> night.
20:03:37 wan -> i should flee too
20:03:41 JenM -> I need to let Tom get ready for his early a.m. flight ... so, I'm going to mute and listen in ... night all!
20:03:58 JohnSchinker -> night. Thanks, Jen.
20:04:04 JenM -> night!
20:04:05 gradster1 -> aight cya
20:05:33 arvind -> bye all
20:06:33 Durff -> nite