Summify – the answer to information overload?

Jane Hart

Summify is a service that creates a periodic summary of the most relevant news stories, from all of your social networks, and delivers it by email and on the web. “Summify distills the social web, boiling down the torrent of daily information into a summary of the top five or ten most important and relevant stories each day.&#. Information overload? No – it’s a case of filter failure, said Clay Shirky.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Lets go ahead and solve the future of publishing right now.

Mark Oehlert

Turns out that there is this site, Textbook Torrents, that is using BitTorrent to distribute free copies of expensive textbooks. Posted by: boete hypotheek | March 16, 2009 at 01:50 AM I predict an outcome similar to Napster for sites like Textbook Torrent. books futures Web 2.0 e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Day 3 - Forecasting the Future: Predicition Markets and MMOGs | Main | SCORM and the Whole 2.0 Thing Again.

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Why I don't like Twitter

Learning Rocks

It's a shame because I really only follow people who use it wisely - I stick to the "tell-me-about-your-coffee-and-you're-unfollowed" credo - but occasionally I find myself flirting with the unfollow button because the torrent of decontextualised sound bites. web conferencing thoughts learning theory social learning twitter events BETTrLet me start by making one thing really clear. I like Twitter very much.

Keen as mustard?

Learning with e's

No, I am not making it up - but I thought, how very appropriate, given the wintry torrents of rain outside. I am in the middle of reading Andrew Keen's The Cult of the Amateur - in which he pours mustard all over Web 2.0, Tags: Andrew Keen social software Web 2.0 I'm back safely on British soil again, courtesy of British Airways , who always get you there in the end. I'm worried about National Express though. They seem to be incapable of joined-up-thinking.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Tool Kit Edition

Mark Oehlert

100 websites you should know and use (via the TED Blog ) 13 Online Generators for Web 2.0 Design (via CSS Juice ) GoWare (personal mobile portal) Article on Bitlet (Bit Torrent extension for Firefox) via Webware Animoto looks very cool. books futures Web 2.0

Turn Training into a Profit Center – Here’s How

eLearning 24-7

Charge for webinars – The days of a hybrid model where you did ILT (seminars) and did some webinars (via web conferencing) are gone. On-Demand is far better with usage, than going only live – whereas numbers will drop due to being on too many web meetings. Like I said about iTunes, Apple came out of the gate charging 99 cents per MP4, whereas the competition was multiple dollars and those who weren’t paying and going via Torrents, were staying clear.

Weapon of mass detraction

Learning with e's

Galper was keynote speaker at the High Ed Web 2009 conference held in Milwaukee, USA earlier in the year. Very quickly the harsh comments began to pop up on the Twitter stream, and very soon they became a torrent of abuse, disparaging remarks that took on a more and more personal hue, turning the event into a 'car crash keynote'. The now infamous incident of danah boyd 's 'Twitter lynching' at the Web 2.0 expo echoed many of the regrettable features of the HE Web conference.

Sun, Elite, and the future

Jay Cross

The next morning, Jonny Parkes of The Irish Learning Alliance shared a vision of Elite , a learning platform where the semantic web, social learning, and communities of practice converge. They’re adept at keeping up with torrents of information, volatile situations, extreme flexibility, and real-time responsiveness. College kids are different these days. Awash in multiple distractions, most have the attention spans of gnats.

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Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Your Guide to Music on the Web, Part II - TechCrunch , September 26, 2009. Unweaving the tangled web - Mind Hacks , September 16, 2009. Textbook torrents a-crashin’ - Abject Learning , September 11, 2009. Top 50 Real-Time Web Companies , September 28, 2009. Here are the top sites from Informal Learning Flow for September 2009. Featured Sources. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | October 16, 2020

Mike Taylor

Here are three podcast episodes from this week that are worth a listen: How to Create Meaning From A Torrent of Information with Karl Fast on the Elearning Coach podcast. “A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.” — Bruce Lee. Happy Friday!

Re-orientation

Jay Cross

Alas, we are all babes in the woods of the world wide web. Pre-web, we were accustomed to staying on top of the news by watching television, reading the newspaper, filtering magazines, and subscribing to email lists. Now, the torrent of information generated by the ever increasing stream of new developments has rendered this impossible. Other tools I could not do without: Google Desktop Search: find anything on your computer or web sites really, really fast.

My 10 Ten Tools for Learning

Learning Rocks

Google Search (Personal) Despite the never ending torrent of brilliantly useful stuff that the Big G churns out, it still is barely necessary to append "search" to their name to be clear what you mean when you say Google is a vital tool. It's slow, a resource hog and really is only there to open the web to me. XAMPP - I'd love to include this actually - it's a web server that takes about 15 minutes to set up - 10 if you exclude the download time.

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My 10 Ten Tools for Learning

Learning Rocks

Google Search (Personal) Despite the never ending torrent of brilliantly useful stuff that the Big G churns out, it still is barely necessary to append "search" to their name to be clear what you mean when you say Google is a vital tool. It's slow, a resource hog and really is only there to open the web to me. XAMPP - I'd love to include this actually - it's a web server that takes about 15 minutes to set up - 10 if you exclude the download time.

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