Category Archives: Web 2.0

My Weekly iTunes Song of the Week Sidetrip

One of the few Web 2.0 activities I regularly participate in is the iTunes Song of the Week. In fact I participate so regularly, I would say it’s almost like a cult for me. Obviously, I love it for the … Continue reading

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My Ongoing Identity Crisis

Cole Camplese’s word of the week is identity, which is an interesting follow-up to community. As I commented in my posting on the word community I believe that each person is actually a member of multiple communities and may have … Continue reading

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Defining “Community” vs Diversity

Cole issued a challenge for the community to define “community”. As it turns, out this question is also relevant to discussions we have been having about whether there is a divide in our community. I think everyone agrees that “community” … Continue reading

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Discussing the Whiteboard

I see that yesterday’s post about our office white board did hit some nerves. There’s been continuing discussion of it on our director Cole Camplese’s blog. Thanks Cole for responding and cross-posting – I appreciate his willingness to put his … Continue reading

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Office Twitter vs Office Whiteboard…Is there a difference?

Being a modern office modern office worker means you must master both old communication channels like the community bulletin board as well as the new forms like Twitter…so here’s my take of an ongoing set of negotiations. Recently there was … Continue reading

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Is iTouch a Low-Cost Solution?

Jamie’s coffee read on the costs of purchasing tech is one that’s close to my heart. I came from a single-income household, but my mother decided to we needed invest in a computer – which was a Coleco Adam with … Continue reading

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Elizabeth is Tweeting

Believe it or not, Robin Smail (aka Robin2Go) finally talked me into Tweeting. Since I had written a very long blog post against Twitter I thought I should go public with this decision. I’m also Tweeting in public, although only … Continue reading

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Overview of the Penn State Open Source License

The Penn State Multimedia Teaching Objects are a set of objects which can be downloaded under the “Penn State Open Source License”. While this license is not Creative Commons, it actually has the same terms as a liberal GNU/Creative Commons … Continue reading

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LDSC08 – I do like Live Question

I anticipate a quiet Web 2.0 period on this topic, but I did like the Live Question tool from the Harvard Law server. It lets a large class send questions with minimal interruption, and the voting lets other students participate … Continue reading

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Ah the Twitter Debate

My colleague Mary Janzen has an interesing blog post about her trepidation to use Twitter, and I have to say that she’s not the only one… I do follow some Tweets periodically (especially now that they are easy to read … Continue reading

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