||Friday, June 10, 2005
When do we learn what colors mean?.
When I was about twelve years old, I came up with an idea for a massive
practical joke to play on an unsuspecting baby. For its entire
childhood, everyone around the baby would conspire to convince it that
the sky was green. Then at some point in the future, perhaps in front
of the entire [...] [Cognitive Daily]
2:29:07 PM Google It!.
Course Management Systems: Past, Present
and Future. While I was messing around in Scott Leslie's
site (see below) I ran across this presentation he
delivered in May but posted today (it's probably in the
aggregator too but I have a thousand or so links to read).
This presentation is well worth a review - the timeline of
content management systems is itself worth looking at. But
after looking at some models, he describes several service
oriented initiatives - Carnegie Mellon, JISC, IMS, OKI -
and the distributed model advocated here and elsewhere
recently. Many great diagrams (which I'll steal for
tomorrow) and some provokative questions, including the one
I'm always asked: "Is it possible to achieve
“enterprise quality service” without imposing or assuming a
well-defined, hierarchical structure?" By Scott
Leslie, EdTechPost, May 11, 2005
11:57:42 AM Google It!.
Yahoo may buy Skype. Oyyyyyy. I use Yahoo, but I really want a new
company to start here. Please don't sell out. On the other hand, they
are a beast of venture capital, the firm that backed Hotmail when they
sold out to Microsoft (made big waves in the valley at the time) so
there's a pretty good chance the rumors are right. [Scripting News]
10:53:26 AM Google It!.
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