Back to the WordPress

January 24, 2006

This is my newest of new blogs. The blog for ‘lemmingworks’, an informal experimental location for considering the use of collaborative technologies in and around early learning and early childhood education. Look for news, views and insights on the issues that matter… if what matters to you is ECE and technology.

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Tracked by your cell phone

January 23, 2006

I got this via Barry Wellman: Mobile phone location tracking site launched news story. So, you pay this company (Barry Wellman) a quarter, and they’ll tell you where someone is via their cellphone. Anywhere in the world.

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An Open Letter of Complaint

January 22, 2006

Random Access Mazar � An Open Letter of Complaint I heard a recounting of weblog history on the radio this morning, and it%u2019s completely wrong. If it were just once I would ignore it, but I hear this history repeated on the CBC over and over. Even a tiny bit of research on the matter […]

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NSA: HOWTO “sanitize” Word and PDF files

January 22, 2006

Boing Boing: NSA: HOWTO “sanitize” Word and PDF files This is interesting to me because I’m always curious about what information gets out about me. I know I catch a lot of it, but still, what is there that I don’t know: Steve Aftergood of the Federation of American Scientists has posted the US National […]

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Hide from the Patriot Act

January 22, 2006

Boing Boing: HOWTO anonymize your search history: If you’re worried about the Federal government getting your search-history out of Google, Yahoo and other search-engines, there are steps you can take to keep your personal search-history private. Last week, it was revealed that Google had rebuffed a Federal demand for its customers’ search-histories, while other search […]

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Rochelle and Me and Blogging

January 19, 2006

Rochelle (Random Access Mazar) and I are doing a presentation at UTM on blogging and institutions next week. I just did one for Megan at OISE yesterday, which was a hoot. It is amazing that people are taking an interest in what we’re doing. I blame Rochelle. She’s always the mover and shaker when it […]

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Evil and Organizations

January 19, 2006

SCOS – The Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism is having a very interesting conference… The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Organizations and demons, 12-15 July, 2006, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands Astonishing few scholarly attempts have been made to connect concepts such as ‘organizing’ and ‘organization’ with ‘evil’, ‘ugliness’, or ‘bad taste’. The reason, […]

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When Jeremy Speaks

January 19, 2006

Scos the good the bad and the ugly: Excess non/Knowledge and the Production of Evil in the General Economy of the Organization is an interesting bit of insanity. It took me a couple of reads, but I really like how it situates evil in a post-spiritualistic organizational context.

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Welcome to Ryerson Weblogs

January 4, 2006

Hi Everyone; This is the first post with the new Ryerson Weblogs server. I’ll be using this over the next couple of years, I hope to work on weblogging issues at Ryerson. And students and other faculty will hopefully be using it for various projects. It feels nice to get back into MoveableType. Now I […]

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Learning Inquiry

January 4, 2006

I know that I’m jumping the gun a bit, but I thought I’d like to take this moment to mention the new journal Learning Inquiry that Jeremy Hunsinger and I have started. Learning Inquiry is a refereed scholarly journal which is devoted to establishing the area of “learning” as a focus for transdisciplinary study. The […]

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