25 octobre 2018

Analyst: Expect a 64-Bit Desktop by 2006

Analyst: Expect a 64-Bit Desktop by 2006
Every once in a while I write about 64-bit computing, a development that is taking much longer to roll out than I expected (my prediction in my 1998 paper was 'a few years' and I have since predicted 2004 or 2005). More...

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Commonwealth of Learning Conference

Commonwealth of Learning Conference
More links from the Commonwealth of Learning online conference, which today continues with discussions of open content and open source, resistance to technology and the use of blogs in learning: Planet Apache, a collection of blogs written by members of the Apache Software Foundation (an Open Source software development community). More...

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Beyond Band: Music Technology Inspires Students

Beyond Band: Music Technology Inspires Students
When I was in high school, I decided I wanted to be in the school band. Not being especially musical, I chose to play drums. The day came for band practice, and I was given a kettle drum and some sticks, put in the 'Drum Room' and told to practice, which I did, all by myself for a couple of hours. My tenure with the school band lasted through three days of this. More...

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New Version of UK Education Metadata Profile Released

New Version of UK Education Metadata Profile Released
A new version of the UK Learning Object Metadata core (UK LOM Core) has been released. UK LOM is an application profile of the IEEE-LOM standard (just as, say, CanCore is) for use by British educational institutions. More...

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Instructional Design for Flow in Online Teaching

Instructional Design for Flow in Online Teaching
This isn't a bad article and the advice is reasonable, if bland, consisting of practical tips to effective course design. This isn't about the mechanics of how to design a course, but rather, the cultuvation of effective work habits. But, as I say, bland. More...

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Here is a How to Topic Maps, Sir!

Here is a How to Topic Maps, Sir!
The author's main point is this: "Topic Maps are not as complicated nor difficult as many believe. There are objects that points to objects that points to objects. Objects are of certain types, and given a certain number of types behaving in a certain way, we call that a Topic Map." That's probably why I don't get excited about them; it's just different terminology used to express an older concept. More...

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2004 Virtual Conferences

2004 Virtual Conferences
The Commonwealth of Learning virtual conference titled 'Latest Developments' has started and I have been watching the introductory messages flow for the last day or so (in other words, it's not too late to join the discussion). More...

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Darknet

Darknet
Online author and journalist J.D. Lasica has embarked on a novel project, the authoring of his new book on the underground internet using a wiki. What this means is that readers may not only browse through his book as it is being written, they can edit it and make changes themselves. More...

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Translate This Blog: Now Available in 12 Languages

Translate This Blog: Now Available in 12 Languages
Following Andy Carvin's lead I have placed links at the top of OLDaily offering translations using Altavista's Bablefish translator. And like Carvin, I now need to ask readers: are these translations useful? Readable. More...

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Fat Cat Publishers Breaking the System

Fat Cat Publishers Breaking the System
Written by the director of scholarly communication and publishing initiatives at the California Digital Library, University of California, this article begins with the assertion that commercial publishers are killing the system they are supposed to support and then moves through an account of the California system's efforts to pursue open publishing as an alternative. More...

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