Month: August 2005

the biases of links

Many-to-Many: the biases of links, in particular the differences between male and female bloggers. This is a really interesting article (as is the ref to a bog about Blogher that Danah gives at the start.) It seems that different systems have different gender balances as well, but is Live Journal 75% female, because of the…

Web Accessibility Toolbar

Accessible Information Solutions have developed a “Web Accessibility Toolbar” Very useful! I was pointed to this at the HEA conference – and, though it has a slight drawback in that it’s designed for IE, and not firefox, it is useful – and should hopefully make it easier for students to check accessibility of their sites….

Blog a second

Will Richardson quotes the results of a recent study at Technorati , which shows that perhaps 80,000 blogs are created a day. The Technorati report lists the increase in blogging sites, blogging tools, drift to mobile blogs etc. They just look at those blogs that register with Tecnorati (and remove those that appear to be…

How NOT to use Blogs in Education

Blogsavvy: (James Farmer) summarises a paper that he’s hoping to have accepted for ASCILITE later this year. There’s also a related post, how TO use blogs in Education (both this, and the paper are linked from here). I agree with most of the points that he makes, predominantly that a blog is a personal, rather…