December 28, 2009
Was chatting with JuliaD and this popped into my head, fully formed. Thought I’d blog it. 🙂 “Every Word You Type” [sign to the tune of “Every Breath You Take” by the Police] Every word you type Every card you swipe Every move you make Each ID you fake They’ll be watching you Oh, can […]
March 17, 2009
Don’t forget your shovel. :: Ottawa-Gatineau OLPC Meet-up March 21 Dear OLPC Users in the Ottawa-Gatineau area, Our next meeting will give us a great opportunity to meet our aspiring local OLPCorps Africa group and to get involved. We will be meet and have a presentation from Sam Burton followed by discussion and hopefully some […]
21st Century (primary school) Librarian
February 17, 2009
Clevergirl says NYT: 21st Century Librarian is a great video currently up on the NYT video site about the role librarians play in (primary) schools these days. The libarian in the video talks at length about teaching children, particularly ESL-speaking immigrant children, to use search engines and understand that not everything online is true. Check […]
Sub-$100 Laptops Have Finally Arrived
September 5, 2008
Slashdot | Sub-$100 Laptops Have Finally Arrived talks about the The HiVision miniNote (video at this link of puter): They ditched x86 compatibility and switched to a MIPS architecture to further reduce production costs. HiVision has managed to create a UMPC that sells right now for $120.00. They say they have refined the manufacturing process […]
MIT Team Working On a $12 Apple (II) Desktop
August 6, 2008
Slashdot | MIT Team Working On a $12 Apple (II) Desktop PC Pro: News: MIT working on £6 Apple desktop A new project to create a £6 computer is underway at MIT, the same University that spawned the One Laptop Per Child non-profit laptop. The PCs will be loosely based on Apple 2 machines, first […]
July 29, 2008
Webworlds says, “And don’t miss the wonderful Don’t forget your shovel. by the educationalist Julia Dicum, on world affairs, books, food, Afghanistan… There just isn’t time enough in the day.” And I agree.
The International Handbook of Virtual Learning Environments ONLINE
June 25, 2008
The International Handbook of Virtual Learning Environments which I co-edited with Joel Weiss and Jeremy Hunsinger is available online, and you can download the pdfs of each chapter. Of course you have to at a university or institution that subscribes to it, but many do. We found out that YorkU and Ryerson do. Lots of […]
April 27, 2008
Julia D says I look like Squee.
March 21, 2008
As JuliaD says: Happy Nowruz!
February 24, 2008
Ontario OLPC Users Groups » First Ottawa Meet Up Feb. 26 The first Ottawa Meet Up will be this Tuesday Feb. 26th for XO users in reach of Ottawa. You can read the details in the news forum post Click Here. If you’d like to join us leave a comment here or on the News […]