Month: April 2007

Scribd

Quentin d’Souza has uploaded his Web 2.0 ideas for Educators to scribd. It’s similar to Zoho, Google Docs etc., in that you can upload Word Documents etc. It differs in that they are then designed for viewing – as .pdf, Word, plain text – and, which I think could be useful for quite a few…

Top 100 Alternative Search Engines, March 2007

Top 100 Alternative Search Engines, March 2007 This is the third of KNight’s lists of “alternative” search engines (i.e. those that aren’t Google). In this list he’s listed quite a few engines that cluster. It was the clustering of Northernlights that I particularly liked when I was doing the research for my MSc (in the…

Blogging in the media.

Having taken a few days off over Easter, it seemed that every time I opened the paper (well, the Guardian at least!), something about blogs was there! There was the review of the first 10 years of blogs According to Johnson, the first post was “Check this out. Amazing!” on Scripting News. Blood, in The…

Is blogging slowing down?

A headline in The Register caught my eye yesterday – “Blog refuseniks facing the sack?“. It was actually looking at ‘compulsory’ blogging by marketing staff etc., at Sony: “If you don’t blog, it’s going to be frowned upon. Ged has made it clear that staff are expected to blog and participate in the community. He…