If you’ve not yet read April 30, 2013 is the 20th anniversary of the intent statement by CERN making World Wide Web (“W3”, or simply “the web”) technology available on a royalty-free basis. http://info.cern.ch/ Read the original document here. (https://cds.cern.ch/record/1164399) CERN are also working to restore as accurately (and originally) as possible original URL‘s (such as… Continue reading 20 years of a free, open web
I am always on the lookout for new opportunities for my classes. I recently (re)discovered P2PU (Peer-2-Peer University) an open education project is designed as a community where you can learn online, earning recognition and badges for completing set achievements. What a better way to ensure quality and usefulness of any resource than to jump in and use it… Continue reading P2PU School of Webcraft :: Webmaking 101
The Pew Internet & American Life Project has the findings of a new survey of 4,001 U.S. adults on usage of and attitudes toward the Internet and mobile phones. Provocative but long, a summary is available (pdf). From the survey findings, Pew developed an elaborate classification scheme based on ten types in three broad categories: Elite users (31%) Middle-of-the-road users… Continue reading More from Pew
Green Thing is a community that makes it easy and enjoyable to be a bit greener. Every month you’ll get a different Green Thing to do. All you have to do is do it. October’s Green Thing is Walk Once. Registered users list the number of times they’ve done this month’s “thing”, when they’ve done… Continue reading Doing the Green Thing
The K-12 Online Conference appears to have begun (I haven’t worked out the time yet, but most of the pods appear to still be teasers). What an excellent resource this looks like it’s going to be – if only I had access to broadband at home – so lot’s more time spent at work downloading… Continue reading K-12 Online Conference kick-off
Why blog? Because I can! Because it’s a way to “vent”, to expand, to express, to organise. I can write knowing that my words are on nobody’s required reading list. I can write knowing it’s not cost anybody anything but the time it takes to click on to the next feed in their aggregator. I… Continue reading Why blog?
I’ve just begun to dig into the depths of No Time4Online conference hosted by Core Education. So far I’m about halfway through the opening keynote address by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach (Keynote 1: Keeping Up with the Net Generation). I missed Sheryl’s presentation to Tuanz07 opting for Rotorua so I’m looking forward to the next few days.… Continue reading New Zealand’s First Online ICT PL Conference