150 Years


Today marks the 150th birthday of the world most famous clock, Big Ben.  It's famous in structure, design, reliability, and without a doubt, the most recognizable clock chime ever. It's famous appearance make it one of the premier landmarks in London and has appeared in so many photographs, television shows, and movies with a UK [...]

links for 2009-05-30


Channel 4 uses Twitter at the cutting edge of live surgery... | Media | guardian.co.uk Twitter might not be formally launching its own TV programme, contrary to web gossip, but it is increasingly being explored as a tool for building conversation around shows - as witnessed last night by Channel 4's Surgery Live. (tags: twitter [...]

Interpreting PBWorks Data


I had an interesting conversation with a colleague yesterday that turned into something interesting and interpretive.  We were having one of those "If I was King of the Education World" conversations.  We were talking about the use of technology along with other things in the classroom.  One of the things that we talked about was [...]

links for 2009-05-29


Coding a Clean Web 2.0 Style Web Design from Photoshop In this web development tutorial, you’ll learn how to build a web page template from a Photoshop mock-up from a previous tutorial called "How to Create a Clean Web 2.0 Style Web Design in Photoshop" using HTML/CSS and the jQuery library. (tags: web2.0 tools webdesign [...]

Waving at the Future


There was a big splash of news yesterday as Google demonstrated one of its new products from its laboratory.  They're calling it Google Wave. You can't download and play around with it yet as an end user.  However, the potential if you are fond of using social media to make connections seems to be incredible. [...]

links for 2009-05-28


Hulu - Labs: Hulu Desktop Hulu Desktop is a lean-back viewing experience for your personal computer. It features a sleek new look that's optimized for use with standard Windows Media Center remote controls or Apple remote controls, allowing you to navigate Hulu's entire library with just six buttons (tags: video desktop software mac tv movies [...]

You Will Be Found…


...and once you're found, you will be indexed. I'm reading Ross' reply to yesterday's post and thinking about how easy it is for him to find himself on the internet.  With a unique name like his, he stands out and without even trying, you know that he's going to be returned as one of the [...]