Month: November 2007

10 Semantic Apps to Watch

Richard McManus has posted a list of 10 Semantic Apps to Watch. They’re just about all new to me; the only one I’ve heard of is Talis; and I’m not sure even that really counts, as I merely thought of it as “something the library have”. The “bottom up” aspects are interesting; particularly the “Annotate…

Evaluating E-Learning

Graham Attwell has posted a report he wrote covering the evaluation of eLearning. It was a project that ran from 2002 – 2005. (It’s worth keeping those dates in mind when looking at the comments on Stephen Downes’ site). I’ve not read it totally yet, though from what I’ve seen so far, it’s probably more…

There's No Money In The Long Tail of the Blogosphere

Alex Iskold (Readwrite web) looks at people in the “Long tail”, primarily from a financial point of view. He makes several useful points; that those that join the blogosphere (much the same as Second Life, or any real life community) often have to work much harder to gain the same respect/ money/ whatever, than those…

Facebook – terms of usage.

Facebook have just altered some of their terms of use. I’m not sure what’s changed, and I’ve not read them all. I’ve just skim read the first couple of sections: Membership in the Service is void where prohibited. This Site is intended solely for users who are thirteen (13) years of age or older, and…