Month: December 2008

100 top sites for the year ahead

The Guardian has listed its predictions for the 100 top sites for the year ahead: . There are some sites that are new to me in there (such as loopt & walkit [hope they start to expand to other cities]) – however, I’m surprised at how few Google based tools are in there (e.g. Bloglines…

Bye, Bye, N-85 :(

I’ve now had an N85 for a fortnight’s trial, thanks to Womworld. So, my overall thoughts. I’d orginally wanted it to see how well our eLearning tools work on it. Unfortunately, the VLE wasn’t that easy to navigate using it. It’s very much designed for a large screen (and uses frames), so perhaps expecting it…

Ning: The Marmite of Social Networks.

You love it or loathe it. I’ve recently read several posts singing the praises of Ning. I’ve had an account on it for quite some time & I’ve yet to learn to love it in the way that some do. It does have some very good points – quite a lot in fact: It’s very…

UPSU.net

Last week, Terry King & I went to the “International Elgg Conference” at Brighton University. Some of you are, no doubt, sick of me “banging on” about Elgg, (I see it’s recently won the InfoWorld “Best Open Source Social Networking” software recently) Other Universities (e.g. Brighton, Westminster [theirs is closed, so the link is to…