Science in retreat : Nature

February 21, 2008
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There has been a lot of discussion on a discussion list I belong to about this article: Science in retreat : Article : Nature Canada has been scientifically healthy. Not so its government. Comparisons of nations scientific outputs over the years have shown that Canadas researchers have plenty to be proud of, consistently maintaining their […]

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6 alarm fire on Queen and Bathurst

February 20, 2008
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It is pretty smokey all across the city, and there are reports of people getting sick across the city. Here are some pictures by Kevin Steele of what it used to look like, if you forget the area: 11.02.04 BlogTo has a number of photos at 6-Alarm Fire at Queen & Bathurst including one of […]

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Aviary – Creation on the fly / tools

February 19, 2008

Jeremy is again in a sharing mood, sending me this link for Aviary – Creation on the fly / tools All of our tools are based right in your browser or as downloadable AIR applications. Our tools all communicate and relate to each other. To illustrate an example: You can import a swatch from Toucan […]

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Children, Youth and the Environment journal

February 19, 2008

Jeremy sent me this link to the Children, Youth and the Environment journal. Welcome to the CYE Journal, the worlds leading publication for the latest news on children, youth and their environments. Endorsed by UN-Habitat and guided by a distinguished Editorial Advisory Board, the Journal is a one-stop online resource, which supports the sharing of […]

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GimpGirl celebrates its 10th Anniversary!

February 18, 2008

GimpGirl celebrates its 10th Anniversary! YAY to them! Check out the pictures that Aleja and Buridan took!

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Kerpoof™

February 18, 2008

Buridan sent me this link for Kerpoof™ which seems to be a movie making site. I’m having more fun with Scratch at the moment, but I can see the pedagogical value of Kerpoof as well.

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Kiki and Bubu and The Shift

February 18, 2008

Buridan suggests that we all watch “kiki and bubu explain “the shift” of neoliberalism” Think about all the good things we can do with hand-puppets and google!

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Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash online.

February 16, 2008
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I just noticed that this site has the full text of Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash on it for free. Wonder how that happened.

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Quillblog » Photos from 100 years of Anne event

February 15, 2008

Quillblog » Photos from 100 years of Anne event has some very nice photos of the 100 years of Anne event, attributed to Penguin Canada. Unfortunately they are my photos. You can click on my links at the bottom of the article to see my originals. I’m somewhat miffed, but I’ll get over it if […]

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OLPC book & music drive and XO hackathon

February 15, 2008
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SJ’s Longest Now » OLPC book & music drive and XO hackathon We are collecting all the free books, movies, music, and other content that we can in the next five days! Then, on Tuesday (2/19) the Creative Commons will be burning a LiveDVD as part of LiveContent 2.0 with big selection of CC licensed […]

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