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 […]

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Empowering Needlepoint

June 25, 2008

Just saw this on Catspaw’s Guide to the Inevitably Insane

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Faculty at Graduation

June 24, 2008

I had to blog this… Ryerson’s School of Early Childhood Education Graduation 2008. Photos by Danny Bakan.

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Namaste Foods’ Gluten free pizza crust

June 24, 2008

Yuka and I tried to make gluten free pizza and tried Namaste Foods’ stuff. It was great!. Now I can make ‘za when kenny’s here.

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Bizarre Properties of Glass Revealed | LiveScience

June 24, 2008

Bizarre Properties of Glass Revealed | LiveScience Scientists have made a breakthrough discovery in the bizarre properties of glass, which behaves at times like both a solid and a liquid. The finding could lead to aircraft that look like Wonder Woman’s plane. Such planes could have wings of glass or something called metallic glass, rather […]

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The wonderful lion!

June 23, 2008

The wonderful lion!, originally uploaded by complicitytheory. I took this a long time ago, but I just love it.

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Where The Hell Is Matt? – Journal

June 21, 2008

Catsy may be packing up to come to toronto, and musing on how many Matt towns she’s been too: Where The Hell Is Matt? TORONTO! But will she dance when she’s here?

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Larry Lessig: How creativity is being strangled by the law

June 20, 2008
Tags: TED

Barry sent me this great talk. Can’t hear larry talk enough about the enclosure of creativity and other things. “Larry Lessig, the Net’s most celebrated lawyer, cites John Philip Sousa, celestial copyrights and the “ASCAP cartel” in his argument for reviving our creative culture.”

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The legionnaire spirit: French Foreign Legion sells wine to aid its aging veterans

June 19, 2008
Tags: wine

This is great wine, the rosé anyway. The chateau was 2km from our house in Puyloubier (at the other end of the village) and we walked to there a number of times. globeandmail.com: The legionnaire spirit CLAIRE ROSEMBERG Agence France-Presse June 17, 2008 PARIS — In true combative style, the much storied French Foreign Legion […]

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Man Mistakenly Fired When Laptop Malware Downloaded Porn

June 19, 2008

This is interesting to anyone who has a computer. It can happen to you, even without maleware. It is possible for bad material to get on your computer other ways as well. Organizations, if they want to avoid wrongful dismissal of employees should be cognizant of this as well. Slashdot | Man Fired When Laptop […]

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