28 mai 2018

From XML to Storage and Back

From XML to Storage and Back
If you are used to working with relational databases and are wondering how to store XML data, this article is worth reading (if you don't work with databases, don't bother). For a variety of reasons, XML doesn't store well in relational databases and as a consequence companies are coming out with XML databases. More...

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Computers Idle in Public Schools

Computers Idle in Public Schools
This author reports having seen thousands of computers unused in schools and - like Larry Cuban, who has already written of the same phenomenon - suggests that schools change their approach to technology. More...

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College Media Group Cautions That 2 Copyright Laws Could Collide

College Media Group Cautions That 2 Copyright Laws Could Collide

These tensions were evident before this group sent their letter. More...

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Institutional Repositories: Essential Infrastructure for Scholarship in the Digital Age

Institutional Repositories: Essential Infrastructure for Scholarship in the Digital Age
This article has generated a flurry of debate in the open archives discussion lists. The author points to the rise of institutional repositories and in particular the role played by MIT's D-Space. More...

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Why You Need Your Very Own Taxonomy

Why You Need Your Very Own Taxonomy
This frustratingly short article makes a good initial case for personalized taxonomies, but fails to develop it in any detail, opting instead for a quick description of facted search. More...

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Do Productivity Increases Generate Economic Gains?

Do Productivity Increases Generate Economic Gains?
During today's presentation I began thinking about how we measure success in e-learning. IDC talked a lot about spending, which makes sense from a provider point of view. But from my perspective, e-learning would be a success if I spent less on learning. More...

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Where the Market Is: IDC on E-Learning

Where the Market Is: IDC on E-Learning
I spent the day at an Enterprise Network forum in Fredericton today. Hence the late newsletter. The idea of the forum was to promote the technology and e-learning cluster forming in New Brunswick. More...

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Spring Day in Europe

Spring Day in Europe

A series of resources based on the themes of peace, democracy, tolerance and equality. More...

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MS, Hollywood: Mob Rules Pirate World

MS, Hollywood: Mob Rules Pirate World
Hollywood and Mircosoft have launched a new tactic in their attack on file sharing - now they are linking it to organized crime and terrorism. More...

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What Do We Know About Knowledge?

What Do We Know About Knowledge?

This short article is the first of a series I am writing for Learnscope in Australia. In it, I introduce in a nutshell the idea of knowledge and talk a bit about what we know and how we know. More...

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