doug — off the record

just a place to share some thoughts

March 6, 2009

  • Twitter Reports First Again

    At 9:18pm, this report was published on the Australian news source the Herald Sun.  It reported on an earthquake of intensity 4.7 that had hit Melbourne.  Of importance to the news industry, of course, is being the first to report on news events so the time stamp is very important.  I used to verify… Continue reading

  • links for 2009-03-05 Yenka is a new generation of educational modelling software from Crocodile Clips, which let you simulate concepts and create content easily. (tags: web2.0 IWB interactive education Mathematics software Science maths) A slideshow without images just isn't the same. Unless you're experimenting with the Takahashi Method of presentation, chances are you need pictures to… Continue reading