One of the first things that people do when they are introduced to Google Earth is to check out their backyard.  It’s a human trait in ego-ism, I suppose.  It’s probably also one of the first digital footprints that you have whether you want it or not! Close to checking out your house is checkingContinue reading “Google-able”

links for 2009-03-30

Nine great reasons why teachers should use Twitter | Laura Walker What’s the point of Twitter? Why should educators get involved? What difference does using Twitter make? Here are some answers that you might like to share. (tags: web2.0 twitter education teachers socialnetworking teaching resources tools) Teaching is not a Dirty Word – The InteractiveContinue reading “links for 2009-03-30”

Higher Education

While we struggle with it, and many block it, news from the British is that they recognize social networking at an entirely different level. From the Telegraph comes this story. A degree in social networking?  It seems like the next logical step.  Earlier this week came word that there was at least speculation that socialContinue reading “Higher Education”

links for 2009-03-29

Django | The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines Developed four years ago by a fast-moving online-news operation, Django was designed to handle two challenges: the intensive deadlines of a newsroom and the stringent requirements of the experienced Web developers who wrote it. It lets you build high-performing, elegant Web applications quickly. (tags: framework pythonContinue reading “links for 2009-03-29”