17 mai 2018

Tackling Software Piracy an Uphill Battle

Tackling Software Piracy an Uphill Battle
The hook for this item is a raid on a software duplication house that netted illicit copies of software purportedly worth $10 million (I say purportedly because the value is being assessed according to the retail value of the original, a value that would never be close to realized in the illicit software market). More...

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Marriott Moves On Wi-Fi

Marriott Moves On Wi-Fi
I don't know where Marriott did its market research - I can't believe it did any - but I can say most certainly that I will not be getting my wireless access from this hotel chain. More...

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MCQ Resource Discovery Using XML

MCQ Resource Discovery Using XML
As a couple of people pointed out to me in the discussion area, an even earlier RSS feed of learning objects exists. This feed, which genuinely ranks first (bumping Maricopa to second) uses (as I recall) Userland software. More...

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14 mai 2018

Learning Object Repository Information Session

Learning Object Repository Information Session
Following from the previous post (but preceeding it in time), the community-building efforts have already started in Canada as forums are being held across the country to foster knowledge and information about learning objects and repositories. More...

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We've Got The Tech, Lets Build Some Communities

We've Got The Tech, Lets Build Some Communities
More from the quarterly IMS meeting held yesterday in Vancouver. This article captures the flavour of the day as a whole, noting that there is a shift underway in IMS from developing standards to developing communities. More...

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CORES Registry

CORES Registry
Unless you are in the business of developing and using metadata this site won't be of a lot of interest. However, if you are in this business, the CORES registry of metadata schemas may become a valuable tool. More...

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Facility for Interoperability Testing

Facility for Interoperability Testing
This link responds to a request for information on where to test specifications-compliant learning technology. More...

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A Visual Interpretation of the Table of Elements

A Visual Interpretation of the Table of Elements
What is a chemical element? The symboloc representations - H for hydrogen, He for helium, and so on - suggest the name of the element, but otherwise convey no further information. More...

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Google Buys Pyra: Blogging Goes Big-Time

Google Buys Pyra: Blogging Goes Big-Time
"Google, which runs the Web's premier search site, has purchased Pyra Labs, a San Francisco company that created some of the earliest technology for writing weblogs, the increasingly popular personal and opinion journals. More...

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Learning Quotes Screensaver

Learning Quotes Screensaver

I've had this screensaver running for the last couple of weeks and I'm still not tired of reading the more than 400 quotes that flash by. More...

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