09 mai 2019

Turning Off My Phone, Email, Browser, Slack, and Notifications at Work

By Joshua Kim. When are you unreachable?
I just did five things that I never do at work:
1. Closed Outlook
2. Turned off my iPhone
3. Closed Chrome
4. Turned off Slack
5. Set my computer notifications to do not disturb
My trigger for turning off all digital communications channels is a free hour. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 11:50 - - Permalien [#]


How blockchain, virtual assistants and AI are changing higher ed

Techno-News BlogIn the coming years, advanced technologies like mixed reality, artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and virtual assistants could play a bigger role at colleges and universities, according to a new report from Educause, a nonprofit focused on IT’s role in higher ed. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 00:33 - - Permalien [#]

5 Ladies Leading Change In Education & Talent Technology

Techno-News BlogWith the buzz of conference attendees, including renowned thought leaders and investors, who have developed a variety of new innovative technologies walking the venue grounds, ASU-GSV is not a conference to disappoint. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 00:14 - - Permalien [#]

07 mai 2019

OSS Watch

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Sebastian Rahtz: OSS Watch, Jisc November 9, 2005

Jazzy new website with RSS feeds and everything. "OSS Watch provides unbiased advice and guidance about free and open source software for UK further and higher education." Seriously, it looks great, is easy to read, and has some interesting content. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 15:24 - - Permalien [#]

Dave Winer Proposes to use URLs for Digital Identity

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Johannes Ernst: Dave Winer Proposes to use URLs for Digital Identity, Johannes Ernst's Blog November 29, 2005

Not just Dave Winer, of course, but a growing number of writers. The advantage of using a URL is that they're freely and widely available, they can be unique, and they can be relatively permanent. The URL, in turn, points to other services used by the person, including identity services, and may provide information about the person, either directly, as a microformat, or indirectly, as in a FOAF. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 13:11 - - Permalien [#]


Online Identity - Keep it All in One Place?

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Craig Blaha: Online Identity - Keep it All in One Place?, EDUCAUSE Blogs November 29, 2005

A combination identity server and social software application, Jambo has attracted the interest of publications such as Wired and Women's Wear Daily (you have to wonder about the publicity mill sometimes) but hasn't, to my observation, gained any great traction. Even so, Craig Blaha comments, "The convenience of having all of your bookmarks and accounts in one place is seductive". More...

Posté par pcassuto à 13:10 - - Permalien [#]

EdTech Posse Podcast #009 - Breakfast chat at SACE with Stephen Downes (part 1)

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Rob Wall: EdTech Posse Podcast #009 - Breakfast chat at SACE with Stephen Downes (part 1), The EdTech Posse November 28, 2005

The first part (of three or four) of my breakfast conversation with two members of the Ed Tech Posse at SACE in Regina last week is now online. In it we talked about open content, music, and political change, all themes following from my talk at the conference the preceding day. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 13:03 - - Permalien [#]

Maag: E-pod Update

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Margaret Maag: E-pod Update, Educause September 7, 2005

Is that what they're going to be called? Educational podcasts, I mean. E-pods? Anyhow, author Margaret Maag has created her, um, e-pod and in so doing offers a nice example of the practice. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 12:58 - - Permalien [#]

Quickie Videos Made and Distributed by Instructors

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Lanny Arvan: Quickie Videos Made and Distributed by Instructors, September 7, 2005

Discussion of a phenomenon we will be seeing a lot more of over the next few years, online video snippets made by professors using laptops, screen captures, and maybe video cameras. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 12:57 - - Permalien [#]

Technology in Schools - Children and Computers

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. J. Shankar: Technology in Schools - Children and Computers, Digital Opportunity Channel September 2, 2005

Description of the development and deployment of s number of e-learning titles by the Azim Premji Foundation along with a summary of a study. "The findings of this research carried out over a twelve-month period by the Spastic Society of Karnataka,showed that there were improvements in social intelligence, social behavior, communication and motivation in most children". More...

Posté par pcassuto à 11:22 - - Permalien [#]