Obama death reaffirms effectiveness of chaotic networks

Jay Cross

The jungle drums that are today’s web worked! Osama is dead. I heard the news on Twitter, twenty minutes before things were official. I got the news before most t.v. viewers. And I’m tuning out now because television has reverted to continuous reverb.

Week's Learning #3: Hyperlinks, Serendipity, Learning

ID Reflections

And this is how the web works. I have been collating interesting tweets and bits of learning from my Twitter feed. I aim to be more regular but somehow the postings have been erratic thus far. Here are some snippets I found especially interesting this week.

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Leverage eLearning Tools to Organize Business


The Web: Help or Hindrance to Business Organization? If you’ve ever used the Web to conduct a simple search for organizational tools for businesses, you have no doubt encountered a lot of resources that were not useful to you. Businesses can’t exist apart from organization.

How to Design Social Interfaces

Jay Cross

He gets to think about the little things that make the web work that you never have time to think about. I’ve been reading and interacting with the web since Sir Tim went online. Christian Crumlish has a fantastic job. He maintains Yahoo’s design pattern library.

My Workflow with Synergy

Experiencing eLearning

My last post covered how Synergy works. This post focuses on how I work with Synergy, both when I’m in live online events and during my daily work. Here’s a rough idea of how this worked. We often do screensharing in our meetings, so I need Connect on the computer where all my work files are stored and I have all my software. On my work laptop, I use these programs that I don’t have installed on my personal desktop: Outlook.

Reducing File Size for E-Learning Media

E-learning Uncovered

We also worked on a harassment prevention course that incorporated scenario photos from a professional photo shoot. PNG has the advantage of a smaller file size; GIF has the advantage of also working for simple animations. Conventional wisdom says JPEG is best used for photos, but we’ve found that for web work, saving a photo as a GIF or PNG will still look good and take up a lot less memory.