01 mars 2019

Interoperability State of Play at IMS Melbourne Meeting

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Interoperability State of Play at IMS Melbourne Meeting
Good and detailed article describing the ebb and flow of ideas exchanged at the IDEA Summer 2005 conference held last week in Melbourne. What is interesting was what appeared to be the consensus that, despite all the initiatives, we still don't have interoperability. More...

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Emergent Learning: Social Networks and Learning Networks

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Emergent Learning: Social Networks and Learning Networks
I submitted this item as a discussion starter to the Online Social Networks Conference 2005 conference and it will form a framework for my talk this week at Northern Voice. I include it here because it provides another perspective on the material I produce in this newsletter. More...

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DRUMS

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. DRUMS
Scott Matthews proposes DRUMS, a database of creative works and relevant metadata including, crucially, rights and permissions. "The intention is to enrich the environment for creating and consuming digital works by enriching the environment for developing new applications and services to interact with these works." Doesn't sit well with me, and I comment on Joho, where I found the link (it's a Joho day today). More...

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Audio of OSN 2005 Keynote

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Audio of OSN 2005 Keynote
I will be participating in the Online Social Networks conference as a last minute educational stream addition. This page links to an MP3 of a converstaion among keynotes Howard Rheingold, Lisa Kimball, and Joi Ito. Neat idea. More...

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Distributed Engagement With Courses and Other Units of Learning

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Distributed Engagement With Courses and Other Units of Learning
Scott Wilson pushes the concept forward a notch, discussing the array of services that would be needed to support an online course - or as he has decided to call it, a "shared learning context". More...

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43 Things Amazon Conspiracy

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. 43 Things Amazon Conspiracy
There was a social networking meme that went around a few weeks ago called '43 Things' - the idea is that you would form online groups dedicated to doing one of the 43 things would would like to do. More...

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Educational Metadata FAQ launched

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Educational Metadata FAQ launched
Coverage of the newly launched educational metadata FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions). I toodled around in the site for a while, and while the information appears accurate, it's pretty basic. More...

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ANT

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. ANT
The multimedia revolution continues with the introduction of ANT - currently for Apple computers only - which is in essence a podcasting tool for video. More...

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Why This Internet Thing is Just Starting

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Why This Internet Thing is Just Starting
So I'm on the 27th floor of a hotel in downtown Montreal, wrapping up early because I have a flight back to Moncton this evening, and outside my window I see nothing but white. The Air Canada website says my flight is on time, which is no doubt a hopeful fabrication. More...

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CiteULike and Connotea: Linklogging Goes Academic

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. CiteULike and Connotea: Linklogging Goes Academic
Mostly a discussion of CiteULike, a system that "lets you build a 'personal library' recording bibliographic information and enabling you to tag papers for future retrieval and group sharing." Of course, that's how OLDaily started - as the output from the links I was saving for my own reference. More...

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