24 septembre 2018

A Visual Vocabulary for Describing Information Architecture and Interaction Design

A Visual Vocabulary for Describing Information Architecture and Interaction Design
George Siemens picked up this nice paper describing a visual language for information architecture. More...

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Copyright Doesn't Cover This Site

Copyright Doesn't Cover This Site
Interesting. "To prove that open sourcing any and all information can help students swim instead of sink, the University of Maine's Still Water new media lab has produced the Pool, a collaborative online environment for creating and sharing images, music, videos, programming code and texts." There's a link in the article; following it leaves me with one major comment: I hate the interface. More...

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Serence

Serence
This Ottawa company has developed an interesting RSS-style headline viewer called KlipFolio. A Klip is essentially an RSS feed, but with scripting options, security and other features wrapped around it. Readers download the application and view the headline feeds on their desktop. More...

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Leading Publishers Sue Document Deliverers For Copyright Infringement

Leading Publishers Sue Document Deliverers For Copyright Infringement
The litigants in this case are the major content hoarders: the American Chemical Society, Elsevier, Inc., Marcel Dekker, Inc., SAGE Publications, Inc. and Wiley Periodicals, Inc. The lawsuit, which the companies say "reflects growing infringement of digital content," was filed against two of the many clipping services. More...

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Quick! Get Use of RSS Before the Vultures Ruin It

Quick! Get Use of RSS Before the Vultures Ruin It
Commentary from Alan Levine referring to David Galbraith's: How to make RSS commercially viable. Levine comments, "there are those that can only look at a useful communications technology and only rub their hands in glee trying to figure out how to squeeze money from it. There was the glory of the web, and now we have non-stop pop-up ads. There was direct connections via email, and now we are littered by spam. Next stop? The vultures are beginning to hover over RSS." Quite right. More...

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Reticulum Rex

Reticulum Rex
Flash based animation, nicely put together, intended to introduce Creative Commons remix. Most of the clip, though, restates the Creative Commons creed and outlines the agenda - an agenda I support, mostly. More...

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IMRC - Information Management Glossary

IMRC - Information Management Glossary
I've been trying to find this item for a while, so now that I've found it (thannks to the release of a new revision) I'm going to make sure it's listed here. This bibliography of technical terms is useful not only for the definitions but also for the French language translations. More...

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New E-Learning Tools Make It Easy For faculty and Students to Create Media-Rich Learning Resources

New E-Learning Tools Make It Easy For faculty and Students to Create Media-Rich Learning Resources
"We’ve built learning object tools that in turn build learning objects themselves," said Warren Scott. "By doing that, dozens if not hundreds of other people can create timelines and save threaded discussions, which are actually learning objects. This creates exponential growth in the number of re-usable learning objects that can be re-used and re-purposed in other courses by other faculty and students." Cool. More...

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'Blogs in Education' Roundtable Discussion Topics

'Blogs in Education' Roundtable Discussion Topics
Lots of activity at the University of British Columbia these days. This item from Scott Leslie points to a useful summary of two roundtable discussion topics along with some links to examples of uses of blogs in education. More...

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W4 k-collector

W4 k-collector
From the web page: "k-collector is an enterprise news aggregator that leverages the power of shared topics to present new ways of finding and combining the real knowledge in your organisation." A lot like Edu_RSS, this website aggregates RSS feeds and displays the results as a series of topic feeds. More...

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