I am all for expanding the use of RSS, and new things are popping up every day. However, stuffing an entire newsletter inside an RSS feed as listed at Lockergnome (referring to Barbara Feldman's "Ezine-Tips" on Using RSS to Deliver Newsletters seems to me a bad trend of stuffing ...

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Wow. If you are just reading some of the buzz (it's about time!) about RSS, check out RSSlets - Functional RSS Feeds a series of prototypes for getting at RSS content that may be on the fringe of your idea scope. These are a whole raft of new services ...

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Lines at the gas stations, tempers flaring... Wow- it is almost a flashback to the 1973 oil embargo but this is 2003 in Phoenix, Arizona where a pipeline shutdown fuels gas shortage. The events in '73 are a bit fuzzy, but I recall my Dad waiting in long lines for hours ...

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This post is as tangential as the twisted web path it took to get there. The ending is at Allen Smith's Web-A-Sketch, a detailed description and parts list for how he hooked up some motors to an original Etch-A-Sketch and made it so anyone could remotely control it via a ...

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I am not in too many (or maybe zero) Yahoo Groups (and if so I never have them sent to clutter my email) but this Yahoo Groups RSS URI Generator is ideal for keeping updated on public groups without trudging through the Yahoo site. This page contains JavaScript that will accept ...

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Building from the same path we have added RSS to 4 other resource web sites, we just added a feed to Multimedia Authoring Web. Get the feed (RSS 2.0) "AUTHORING" here refers to "programming by non-programmers." This site is a resource collection of pointers to Internet sites for those that ...

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Regarding our RSS to JS demo (code that allows you to embed RSS into any web page using a script that returns RSS as a series of JavaScript write statements), Michelle appropriately noticed that this approach would leave in the dark anyone using a screen reader (or just having JavaScript ...

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Chris Pirillo has a new comprehensive site on Lockergnome's RSS Resource (tip of the blog hat to Will for this one). It features a wide range of stories on new types of RSS uses (e.g. notifying beta testers of software updates) and the latest in tools and technology, written by ...

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A little bit of echo to Brian's analysis of our conference ending session on RSS and Learning Objects. You can find the paper there as well as a hefty 6 Mb PowerPoint (if I have time, I will at least post a MS mangled HTML version), plus there is a ...

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Friday, last homestretch of the conference. Collaborative Usability Evaluations with IDEA Online Rachel Smith (Comment- this is a very cool, Carl Berger "cooooool", resource. Sign up, submit designs, and join their evaluation group. The system itself is well designed) Asked for hand raises of faculty, staff, who designs online content or learning objects. ...

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There was a significant drop in weblogging activity this evening, starving Stephen's MERLOT conference feed, as D'Arcy, Scott, Brian, Greg, Stephen, Bruce, Alan (plus Michelle but she may not want her blog linked... but we know where it is ;-) downed some ales and swapped stories over at... um... what ...

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