This word has been rumbling around in my head for a while. I used it recently when a colleague (I'll leave the name out but it's too not hard to find, and I don't think they will mind) asked for feedback on an assignment for students to do something in ...

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A post earlier this week on social bookmarking garnered the kind of comments that make me feel like it's the edublogosphere of 2005. Talk about retro! Thanks to all. One thing that I have realized is that there are different goals in bookmarking... Personal organizing of bookmarks. Almost any tool mentioned and ...

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The email from Maha Bali came the night before I left for my trip to Puerto Rico, a red-eye flickt on February 1. She was asking people to join the Virtually Connecting event planned for the EDUCAUSE ELI meeting: Rebecca's bday is Feb 2nd and we were hoping to surprise ...

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Slipped into the recent post on social bookmarking was a new little browser bookmarklet maker tool I made so someone can create a tool to bookmark links to any subreddit. If it looks familiar, it's because it's the same theme I use for the flickr cc attribution helper, which is just ...

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More grand plans upended- after dialing back my #Western106 plans as a "trail adjustment", I was hoping to keep plugging along with the High Noon Radio show on DS106 Radio. Travel, life, work interceded, and I dropped doing the show this week (also guest Bryan Alexander was down at the big ...

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I've found much resonance in this observation someone (I cannot remember who) shared with me -- "Your mobile phone area code indicated where you lived in 2008". It sounds odd until you recall what your own number is. Likewise, I think, you can gauge someone's early web experience is (the kind ...

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Here, to demonstrate some tricks and insights into making animated GIFs, I shall reveal my cultural antiquity with a reference to the Arnold Horshack enthusiastic hand raise from the TV show Welcome Back Kotter (while cheesy at least for that era, a positive image about school?) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cDAqrywsHE I was recently asked by ...

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They sure made the anniversary math easy by getting married in 1950. Today. 66 years ago. All I got was a calendar pop-up reminder. And a happy quick mind memory trip, with some rummaging through what feels like too small a set of digital photos. It can be hard to really ...

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