Month: March 2008

Citizendium

I’ve heard about Citizendium a few times in the last few days. Today was, however, the first time that I went to it. It’s founded by Larry Sanger – one of the founders of Wikipedia. The aims of the site are: * We aim at credibility, not just quantity. * Open to public participation¬ógently guided…

Massively Multilearner 08

Conference Website A useful day. This was the second of the MML events I’d attended. Schome Anna Peachey gave an update on the Schome project (which includes more than just SecondLife!) Some useful points – e.g. “Governance” both as learning & real (to work out prim counts, AUP etc). Much of final build (funding now…

Many Eyes

Another rather nifty visualisation tool. I’ve already pointed out Gapminder, and more recently, linked to maps representing a US view of news. In the past, I’ve also looked at some of the sites that present visual maps of the results of searches. ( Kartoo, Quintura [and Quintura for kids] and Touchgraph [which now has a…

Web App Charts

Top Ten WebApps. Several bloggers have pointed to this list of the top ten webapps. Carsonified did a straw poll of about 3,000 colleagues, friends and others round the world in order to create the list. While the top 4 are not in the least surprising; (Gmail, Flickr, Twitter and Facebook); the 5th was perhaps…