aeri maki

January 31, 2007

mr fancy pants on yuka’s shoulders

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Blogger gets ‘don’t cease-and-desist’ letter for his satire of ‘Second Life’ – Yahoo! Canada News

January 28, 2007

Julia D sent this to me: Blogger gets ‘don’t cease-and-desist’ letter for his satire of ‘Second Life’. If you know second life, it may make sense. And if you’re in (C)CLD419, read it anyway, you’ll learn about second life at the end of the course, and then it may make sense! Oh, and don’t forget […]

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Rogers lands iPhone deal in Canada

January 28, 2007

Rogers Wireless lands exclusive iPhone deal in Canada. Repeat. Need I say more?

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A Girl Like Me

January 27, 2007

Thanks to Jeremy‘s blog post, I found this video. Everyone in my classes should watch this video. For the content, of course, and also in terms of how technology gives people the potential for a voice that is all too often ignore. Information on the documentary and the film makerMedia That Matters Film Festival: A […]

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Bandwidth Speed Test

January 26, 2007

I just ran across this Bandwidth Speed Test online. It says I have a 4 meg/sec bandwidth speed. Wonder if it is true, but interesting to know. What’s your bandwidth?

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National cc conference 2007

January 24, 2007

Looks like I’ll be in halifax in june for the National Child Care Conference 2007. The Ryerson School of Early Childhood Education is sponsoring an all day-conference session on Friday June 15, and a lot of us will be there. Should be fun!

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Slashdot | Global Collaborative Music Experiment

January 24, 2007

Slashdot | Global Collaborative Music Experiment: “Last year, 165 bands completed the RPM Challenge: to record an original album (10 songs or 35 minutes) during the 28 days of February. The idea is to get musicians to set aside the barriers that stop them from working on their music and simply devote a month to […]

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Using AI to Monitor Kids Online

January 23, 2007

Slashdot | Using AI to Monitor Kids Online “An Australian startup believes that the best way to protect your children online is through an artificially intelligent software program. The inventors of this idea are banking on children’s attachment to pets. The creature’s ‘cuteness’ and helpfulness will ingratiate the software with the child, so that he […]

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Get on to the corporate radar with Dracula management

January 23, 2007

Elizabeth, aka The Blooferlady, emailed me this today about how to Careers: Get on to the corporate radar with Dracula management – 19/Jan/2007 – ComputerWeekly.com. I guess IT is revenant after all.

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Gaming advances as a learning tool

January 22, 2007

eSchool News online – Gaming advances as a learning tool Using computer games to teach is hardly new: The military has been doing it with pilots and soldiers for decades, and corporations have been gaming for years as well. But momentum also is growing for using computer games to help teach students basic curricular concepts […]

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