05 juin 2018

Grub, Google and the Sewmantic Web

Grub, Google and the Sewmantic Web
So could we ever have a real-time web search index? That is, a search index that is refresehed every day, so that when we search, it's right up to date? We could - but the answer isn't a massive centralized service like Google, it's a massively distributed service like Grub. More...

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Rethinking Wireless

Rethinking Wireless
Good overview of the major points to consider when installing and managing a wireless network in an educational institution, spliced with case studies from the University of Maryland, Stanford and McGill. More...

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Recording Industry Goes After Students Over Music Sharing

Recording Industry Goes After Students Over Music Sharing
The New York Times belatedly covers the music industry's lawsuits against four students accused of file sharing (this story will disappear in a week, which is about how long after the event it was written). More...

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Low-End Media for User Empowerment

Low-End Media for User Empowerment
I don't really like the title of this article, since the main point is that simple media (rather than low-end media) is better for readers. Of course the two are often the same. But when it's simple, high-end media often accomplished the same result: for example, though I am not a fan of streaming media, I have been listening to hockey games on NHL.Com rather than reading the text-based play-by-play. More...

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Schools Look to Wireless to Boost Learning

Schools Look to Wireless to Boost Learning
Wireless connectivity has the potential to improve educational activities while lowering costs. But it will require an adjustment on the part of teachers. More...

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How To Get a News Feed Into Your WebCT Course

How To Get a News Feed Into Your WebCT Course
OK, keep this a secret from the company, since this basically undercuts the nice market for WebCT course packs they built up over the year. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 17:42 - - Permalien [#]

Naval Academy Disciplines 85 Caught in Internet Music Raid

Naval Academy Disciplines 85 Caught in Internet Music Raid
The U.S. Navy has disciplined students caught sharing files with demerits, extra work assignments and loss of privileges, a far cry from the court martials or expulsions expected by some. More...

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Connecting Interested People to New Web Content With Syndication and Aggregation

Connecting Interested People to New Web Content With Syndication and Aggregation
HTML version of a set of PowerPoint slides providing an overview of content aggregation and syndication with RSS. More...

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TALON Learning Object System

TALON Learning Object System
I got this item in my email. From the email: "A set of learning objects has been created that are designed for some of the important styles of learning and teaching. They include; visual learning, writing skills, critical thinking, time-revealed scenarios, case studies and empirical observation. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 17:22 - - Permalien [#]

Taxonomy Browser Online

Taxonomy Browser Online
This is pretty neat. The author has created a system that reads taxonomies or ontologies expressed in RDF format and represents them graphically. More...

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