01 octobre 2018

Culture Swings

Culture Swings
After I spent much of the day arguing for an emphasis on individual self determination as opposed to institutional control, I see this from Jay Cross, suggesting it's all a phase. ;) While I'm visiting Jay, have a look at this well deserved criticism of corporate puffery. More...

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Dude, Check This Out!

Dude, Check This Out!
I mentioned something like this to someone here at the conference a day or two ago; here is a link to back up the reference. 'Dude, Check This Out' is a service that allows you to collect the links of sites you've visited and share them with your 'Dude Universe'. More...

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Web services = or != distributed objects?

Web services = or != distributed objects?
This is a bit technical but there is a key lesson embedded in the middle. "HTML, and HTTP headers and even much of the URI spec, have a rule that any unknown content must be ignored. So if any content appears, in any place, and the receiver doesn't know about it, it can validate as if the unknown content was 'projected' out of the instance.... Distributed object systems made a critical decision that any kind of extension required that both sides understand the extended interface. This is the fallacy of 'single administrator'..." Yes. Exactly. More...

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Vancouver

Vancouver
A bit of a short OLDaily today since I've spent the day in planning meetings. This link is to my photos from my time here on the west coast, including some of one of my favorite places, Stanley Park. More...

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Illegal Music Downloading Climbs

Illegal Music Downloading Climbs
When the Pew study was released a couple of weeks ago saying that music dowloading had declined, I suggested that the study might be flawed. More...

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Product Reviews

Product Reviews
This is a neat idea, though the incompleteness of it is frustrating. From a database of 760 educational products, readers can search by keyword or product name. the idea is that this takes them to a product review. Or does it? I found no reviews in my searching, just a short description and a link to a website. More...

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OneWorld Radio South Asia

OneWorld Radio South Asia
Promoting itself as a Napster for development content, OneWorld Radio South Asia is distributing audio programs in south Asian languages that may be downloaded and rebroadcast by local radio stations. More...

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A Survey of Digital Library Aggregation Services

A Survey of Digital Library Aggregation Services
The aggregation of online library resources has grown tremendously in the last year, as this comprehensive report demonstrates. More...

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Howard Dean's Plan for the Internet: Collectivism In, Property Rights Out

Howard Dean's Plan for the Internet: Collectivism In, Property Rights Out
If you can't establish your argument with reason and perhaps a little data, offer a hefty dose of Red baiting, complete with images of work camps and forced collectivism. This, at least, is the approach taken by the Cato Institute's Adam Thierer, who probably ought to know better. More...

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Yahoo, NewsGator Extend RSS Aggregation

Yahoo, NewsGator Extend RSS Aggregation
A stir has been created in the RSS community as news portal Yahoo! has been working with the format. A short lived trial run appeared on its beta site last week, setting of a flurry of activity. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 08:39 - - Permalien [#]