Without Jen, the boys do their best with this week's edtech news and resources.
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18:57:11 sheila -> hi
19:00:47 Cathy E -> Never picker apples = picked up pecans
19:02:40 sroseman -> Hi Jen and company
19:03:01 jamie -> hi all!
19:03:35 JenW -> Hey Sue -- and all
19:03:46 cyndidannerkuhn -> Hey from Kansas State University
19:04:30 sroseman -> waiting for turkey to be done
19:05:05 PeggyG -> Happy Thanksgiving to our Canadian friends!!! I can almost smell the turkey!
19:05:08 jamie -> Happy Turkey Day in Canada!!
19:05:17 sroseman -> thanks
19:05:26 dave -> http://picasaweb.google.ca/coarsesalt/Davesfaves#5391474086398189266 
19:05:31 jamie -> Hope you had a wonderful weekend!
19:05:54 PeggyG -> oh wow!!!!!! that looks so good!!!!
19:06:07 JenW -> That is a nice looking turkey
19:06:16 sroseman -> where is the video
19:06:27 JL -> audio only tonight
19:06:51 PeggyG -> great testimonial for the internet :-)
19:06:55 JL -> http://lifehacker.com/5378494/five-best-windows-task-manager-alternatives 
19:07:00 sheila -> Yum!
19:07:16 JL -> http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653.aspx 
19:07:32 JL -> http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-backup-archive-all-your-facebook-data/ 
19:08:10 JenW -> ??? what would be my facebook data???
19:08:14 JohnS -> Blog Action Day: Thursday, October 15: http://www.blogactionday.org/ 
19:08:20 Cathy E -> No, more FF addons - mine is way too slow as it is
19:08:40 JenW -> my bookmarks are on delicious.....my only add on is delicious. ;0
19:08:43 JenW -> :)
19:09:10 PeggyG -> it gets to the point where the addon toolbars start filling your screen!
19:09:53 dave -> http://kottke.org/09/10/from-sketch-to-photo-instantly-this-is-insanely-... 
19:10:36 Cathy E -> @John- what was the name of the podcast you mentioned last week - you said we should be listening to it
19:10:41 PeggyG -> now that is really cool!!
19:10:51 JohnS -> @Cathy Spark, from CBC Radio.
19:10:56 JohnS -> cbc.ca/spark
19:11:31 Cathy E -> This is so cooool
19:12:13 PeggyG -> we really shouldn't trust images :-)
19:12:52 JenW -> and what about attribution?? for the images?
19:13:06 JL -> http://www.netgen.unimelb.edu.au/outcomes/handbook.html 
19:14:13 PeggyG -> very nice!! always like to see practice and policy guidelines :-)
19:14:19 JohnS -> Teachers' Domain: http://www.teachersdomain.org/ 
19:14:59 PeggyG -> Teachers Domain has incredible video resources!
19:16:03 dave -> https://www.photoshop.com/?wf=mobile&promoid=DMGSM 
19:16:03 PeggyG -> nice alternative to discovery streaming because it's free
19:17:03 PeggyG -> don't see the iphone on that list??
19:17:04 dave -> http://twitpic.com/user/davecormier 
19:19:03 JL -> http://edu.googleapps.com/ 
19:19:06 PeggyG -> those are such cute pics! I wish I had a photo editing tool on my iphone yesterday--taking pics from a distance and would love to have cropped and zoomed
19:19:12 dave -> @peggy have it on my iphone
19:19:20 JL -> http://edu.googleapps.com/ 
19:19:27 JL -> https://www.google.com/support/sites/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=153055 
19:20:03 PeggyG -> why doesn't it show up as a supported phone on their list? is it a hack?
19:20:12 JohnS -> Popurls: http://popurls.com/ 
19:20:43 dave -> @peggyG got it from the app store
19:20:59 dave -> for free
19:21:00 PeggyG -> great! thanks! I'll check it out
19:21:42 dave -> http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/10/07/language.facebook.google/index.html 
19:23:34 JL -> http://www.archiveteam.org/index.php?title=Main_Page 
19:23:39 jackiegerstein -> Isn't that interesting - an easier way to cheat on foreign language written tests.
19:23:51 PeggyG -> found it dave--photoshop.com mobile :-) can't wait to try it out!
19:24:03 JL -> http://mystudiyo.com/ 
19:24:09 dave -> @peggyg it has the awesome
19:24:19 JL -> http://mayomo.com/ 
19:25:01 JohnS -> Things That Keep Us Up at Night: http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6699357.html 
19:26:45 Adam G. -> Good evening! What is the discussion tonight?
19:26:48 jackiegerstein -> MyStudiyo was one of my gfited students' favorite online tools - here is an aggregate of ttheir quizzes - http://weewebwonders.synthasite.com/mystudiyo.php 
19:26:55 dave -> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrGb__Hw1Ic&feature=player_embedded 
19:27:20 jamie -> Joyce V and Doug J are indeed awesome!
19:27:21 JenW -> I know him!! :)
19:27:45 sharonp -> hey I know that guy!!
19:27:58 sharonp -> I think maybe I should watch that
19:28:03 sharonp -> I might learn something
19:28:09 JL -> http://www.adamsapp.com/ 
19:28:33 JL -> http://www.spicynodes.org/index.html 
19:29:17 JohnS -> Google PowerMeter's First Device Partner: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/10/google-powermeters-first-device-p...  and The Effectiveness of Feedback on Energy Consumption: http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk/research/energy/downloads/smart-metering-report.pdf 
19:29:37 JenW -> I lost sound but no one else seems to be saying so -- hmmmm
19:29:55 jamie -> I lost sound too-- on ustream
19:30:02 JenW -> okay -- its back
19:30:04 PeggyG -> me too
19:30:06 sheila -> Hmm do that with the school?
19:30:08 cyndidannerkuhn -> switched to Safari and working better
19:30:51 jamie -> mine's back too
19:31:22 sharonp -> you can buy those cards in South Africa at the local fish store...
19:31:25 JenW -> That could really help a lot of energy issues -- and make us much more aware
19:31:27 jackiegerstein -> No problems with sound
19:31:41 JenW -> but why the tie into google
19:31:43 cyndidannerkuhn -> link to that device?
19:31:50 dave -> http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/09/24/10-useful-usability-findings-... 
19:31:58 sharonp -> is it US-specific? or is this for Canada too?
19:32:01 Adam -> I don't hear anything on my computer :-/
19:32:19 sharonp -> @Adam I am sorry - I am having no probs with audio....
19:32:52 sharonp -> @Adam Have you clicked on the Ustream box?
19:32:53 jamie -> I stopped ustream and then started it again, and sound came back
19:32:53 sheila -> @adam - click on the play button? or reload the ustream?
19:33:11 JenW -> Grins -- it says BLUE is the best color for hyperlinks.... :) I always change mine from blue to be unique. :)
19:33:26 PeggyG -> I scroll on the page :-) am I nobody?
19:33:29 JL -> http://www.globalhandwashingday.org/Index.asp 
19:33:36 dave -> @peggy... uz hilarious
19:33:38 JenW -> I had to scroll to get to this page
19:34:00 sharonp -> globalhandwashingday has become an everyday experience for me
19:34:32 JenW -> what did you mean by NO Canda and USA??
19:34:57 JL -> nothing on the global project pages
19:35:03 jamie -> Plain soap is prob better than antibacterial
19:35:05 sharonp -> my school - and my former school - had hand sanitizer units at multiple places in the school
19:35:08 JenW -> As a preschool teacher -- I have to say he is 100% accurate
19:35:12 PeggyG -> same for teachers at the start of every school year
19:35:12 jamie -> worry about all the antibacterial stuff
19:35:28 JL -> http://www.skypito.com/ 
19:35:44 sharonp -> sorry, I disagree with Dave.... I have kids at 3 different schools.... plus my school ..... too many people to catch things from!
19:35:57 JohnS -> Computer makers seek to banish boot-up blues: http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/10/05/computers.bootup.speed/index.html 
19:36:04 JenW -> does SKYPE have bad stuff -- -Never had that problem yet
19:36:09 dave -> you disagree with the idea that bacterial soap can be dangerous?
19:36:15 dave -> that is... antibacterial
19:36:23 sharonp -> yes, I disagree
19:36:34 JenW -> I agree that bacterial soap would probably be dangerous :)
19:36:43 dave -> your argument didnèt disagree... you said you wanted to use it anyway
19:37:02 JohnS -> Flash for iPhone is a Hail Mary pass for Adobe
19:37:11 JohnS -> http://infoworld.com/d/developer-world/flash-iphone-hail-mary-pass-adobe... 
19:37:13 JenW -> OH -- please say that is true :)
19:37:34 sharonp -> I have been sick way too often.... I used it all the time in Africa - wasn't sick at all...... have had two viruses since back in NA..... was sooooo sick alll last year.....
19:37:47 dave -> so your saying that you want to use it anyway
19:37:51 dave -> that's fine
19:37:57 JohnS -> Upload your PDFs in Google Docs: http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2008/06/upload-your-pdfs.html 
19:37:58 sharonp -> I will use it a ton more than I used to....
19:38:01 dave -> but that doesn't mean that antibacterial soap is not dangerous
19:38:02 PeggyG -> that's very exciting news about flash for iphones!
19:38:24 sharonp -> I don't use anti-b soap as much as I use hand sanitizer
19:38:33 JohnS -> WinToFlash: http://wintoflash.com/home/en/ 
19:38:34 sharonp -> yay, for flash for iPhones
19:38:37 Adam -> @sheila Thanks, but where is the upstream link?
19:38:59 sharonp -> hey, swine flu has already gone through one of my kids' schools - I take it seriously
19:39:05 sheila -> ustream?
19:39:09 jackiegerstein -> Missed that - how will I get Flash on my iPhone?
19:39:14 Adam -> Yes, ustream I meant.
19:39:23 sheila -> Can you hear yet?
19:39:24 PeggyG -> it's coming Jackie--not here yet
19:39:31 Adam -> No I can not.
19:39:42 jackiegerstein -> :?
19:39:45 cyndidannerkuhn -> I agree, read that study
19:39:47 sheila -> It's the blackbox of to the side. It has a small play buttion
19:39:53 dave -> http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/10/05/depression.adhd.internet.addiction/... 
19:39:56 JL -> also on ETT A if Ustream is not cooperating
19:40:05 jackiegerstein -> I am one of those who are biologically pre-determined
19:40:34 sharonp -> now Dave, I agree with you on that
19:40:43 Adam -> Ah, I got audio! THANK YOU!!
19:40:51 sheila -> :)
19:40:52 sharonp -> self-medication
19:40:59 PeggyG -> congratulations Adam!!
19:41:05 Adam -> Lol. Thank you. Ha ha.
19:41:09 sharonp -> exactly, education not isolation
19:41:17 jamie -> Yes Dave! good point! And so true
19:41:21 cyndidannerkuhn -> goog point, teach them to drive "the Internet"
19:41:30 sheila -> @PeggyG Thanks for your insight this morning! Much appreciated.
19:41:38 Adam -> What do you all think about the swine flu? Should schools close immediately?
19:41:48 sharonp -> oh we see the alcohol connection even in QC between other provinces
19:41:51 JL -> http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/education/article6869552... 
19:41:55 Adam -> *When there is a local breakout?
19:41:56 JL -> http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/ 
19:42:18 JL -> http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/games/calculator/index.html 
19:42:18 sharonp -> I think we same principle applies - education - if you have a fever, stay home!!!
19:42:34 sharonp -> wash your hands, use hand sanitizer tec
19:42:35 sharonp -> etc
19:42:36 JL -> http://www.theoworlds.com/halloween/ 
19:42:37 Adam -> @sharonp I agree.
19:42:57 JenW -> WAIT -- I have another one too
19:43:15 sheila -> Hi NancyKeane!
19:43:17 sharonp -> I have seen a huge difference in how students are handling themselves this year from last uear
19:43:21 JohnS -> Easier to Understand than Wave: http://easiertounderstandthanwave.com/ 
19:43:39 sharonp -> hey, am having fun with my wave
19:43:41 nancykeane -> Hi Sheila. I'm a bit late tonight!
19:43:45 JenW -> we are not whining -- we are just dealing with change
19:44:14 cyndidannerkuhn -> I hate when site paly music and don't let shut off
19:44:20 sharonp -> hey, if I could learn how to use a mobile phone this past summer, I can learn the WAVE
19:44:22 JenW -> I just shut the page
19:44:44 PeggyG -> I would love to have the opportunity to learn WAVE!! no invitation yet
19:44:58 nancykeane -> But I want my wave invite!
19:44:58 cyndidannerkuhn -> Good show thatks guys, nice stuff
19:45:08 sharonp -> @dave am I missing something?? Anti-bacterial soap is dangerous because...???
19:45:15 KarenJan -> should i care I don't have a wave invite? what am i missing?
19:45:22 PeggyG -> too funny JL!!
19:45:32 sharonp -> LOL
19:45:38 JenW -> OHMIGOSH
19:45:39 sheila -> them
19:45:42 JenW -> get him sharon
19:45:46 sheila -> them's fighting words
19:45:49 sharonp -> how old are Dave's kids?? How old are mine??
19:45:58 JenW -> @KarenJan -- it is a new toy -- with possibilities
19:46:02 PeggyG -> that's right...just call names and don't try to education!! hmmm..
19:46:07 JenW -> but still in WAY newbiebeta zone
19:46:14 JL -> 'worldbridges' is hosting if you want to yell at Dave
19:46:15 jamie -> soaps with triclorisan have been linked to strengthening bacteria
19:46:20 sharonp -> so why bother with innoculation shots?
19:46:29 JenW -> Sharon -- call in :)
19:46:32 JenW -> not tonight
19:46:38 sharonp -> sometime soon?
19:46:40 JenW -> WOW3 not tonight
19:46:42 PeggyG -> wow3 is starting in 2 weeks
19:46:45 KarenJan -> @jenw - what possibilities - have you tried it?
19:47:03 sharonp -> hey, it is Cdn Thanksgiving
19:47:04 JenW -> @karenjan -- yes, I am frustrated but learning
19:47:06 sharonp -> be respectful
19:47:06 PeggyG -> we're giving you time for post-show discussion
19:47:27 KarenJan -> Sharon - happy Thanksgiving!
19:47:53 Cathy E -> Have to run - my daughter told my husband today that he has lost me to Ed......edtechtalk
19:47:56 JenW -> @karenjan -- the ability to chat (but not sure that is its main goal) is both very powerful --
19:47:58 JenW -> yet very confusing
19:48:04 sharonp -> okay, I buy the antibiotic arg - am very careful about taht
19:48:04 PeggyG -> funny Cathy E!!
19:48:16 JenW -> But right now -- it is really REALLY in preview -- (you can't do much)
19:48:22 KarenJan -> @jenw - what's different about the other ways to chat that makes it something everyone wants?
19:48:38 sharonp -> gee I can't wait till WOW3 starts and I can say anything I want about DAve
19:48:40 dave -> http://ltc.umanitoba.ca/moodle/course/view.php?id=69 
19:48:47 PeggyG -> yes Sharon!
19:48:47 JenW -> @karenjan --- imagine google docs in text boxes with A LOT of people
19:48:59 JenW -> ability to add pictures, files, etc
19:49:02 KarenJan -> @jenw - ok, thanks!
19:49:03 JenW -> immediately --
19:49:13 KarenJan -> so who's getting the shot?
19:49:16 jackiegerstein -> Going to love the Sunday double features
19:49:18 JenW -> but still in newbie mode still
19:49:28 JenW -> I am not getting a flu shot
19:49:31 sharonp -> can I put in a plug for my preso for the CCK09 PLN conf on Tuesday?
19:49:33 jackiegerstein -> Me either!
19:49:42 jackiegerstein -> Go for it Sharon
19:49:53 sharonp -> am co-presenting with my South African colleague
19:49:54 JenW -> QUESTION FOR THE GUYS!!! Please
19:50:29 PeggyG -> yes Sharon!! is it being streamed?
19:50:32 JenW -> Question: do you -- in your wealth of links -- have an online photo editor (close to Photoshop) that allows layering?? for free?? has to be online I tried SumoPaint and it is not consisten
19:50:44 sroseman -> tell us more about wow3, Jen
19:50:50 PeggyG -> does photoshop express allow layering?
19:51:09 jamie -> Maybe pixlr ? @JenW
19:51:20 JenW -> pix L r??
19:51:35 JenW -> I need it to be 100% online @PeggyG for a online session
19:51:46 PeggyG -> ohotoshop express is completely online
19:51:52 PeggyG -> can't type!!
19:51:53 jamie -> http://pixlr.com 
19:52:06 JenW -> That looks possible
19:52:13 sharonp -> It wil be in Elluminate
19:52:21 jackiegerstein -> adios
19:52:23 PeggyG -> thanks Sharon
19:52:26 jamie -> good night all!
19:52:39 sheila -> Thank you all!
19:52:47 sharonp -> hey great show again guys!
19:52:58 sroseman -> au revoir et merci