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Thanks for feedback EricWoods of Mindspace Solutions
- The O'Reilly 'Web2.0 conference' issue
Podcast Awards - Nominations now being accepted
New versions of Gizmo & Jajah
Teen Ringtone inaudible by 'older folks'
Darcy's Anti-spam adventure and Akismet review
Yahoo Messenger and Microsoft Live make nice
NECC Conf - July 5~7, Bloggers (quite a few EdTechTalkers)
NECC Webcast Site
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: hi doug
: hey guys
: not yet will do
: re old guy sound, but I don't hold out much hope ;)
: Hi guys
: hi brad
: hi lyndall
: getting a new show oiff the ground here
: oh yes?
: yep - Paul Reid has enrolled as an intern - another teacher from west aust
: we are going to do a web 2.0 show for west aussie teachers
: Great to hear
: his site is http://www.digitalchalkie.com
: not sure if relay is going to fit in in my time zone
: hey jen
: I may be working when you do it
: that's exactly what I'm trying to do dave
: We will schedule relays at different times. We will definitely schedule at least one at an Oz friendly (Brad friendly) time
: Thanks Jeff
: Need to start with giving some hosting advice for CMS
: Thanks guys, I have been looking at bluehost and some others - I plan to get that set up in the next week or so
: Chaos is good
: dave - I need a change in my permission on newmediateaching.net so that I can post some entries
: hi all
: Hi Susan
: hi Susan
: not hearing anything on channel 1 - am I missing something?
: A while back you guys mentioned a service that could transcribe audio cheaply, maybe out of India, do you know/remember what that service is?
: ?? I can't link to SKYPE from here -- it isn't an active link. Any help??
: you can also try calling +99001110001697106
: or go to skypecasts.skype.com and click 'on now'
: Thanks Jeff
: making you guys earn your keep today :)
: Susan, would you like to join in to discuss CMSAcademy details
: hey Lyndall - we are starting a new webcast from West Aust next week - Digital Chalkie webcast!
: seem to be having a little trouble - not hearing the skypecast yet
: ok- we can now hear but don't have headsets tonight
: up in Mass with my Dad tonight
: no headsets tonight but will join in on chat
: Hello Harold, skypecast at: https://skypecasts.skype.com/skypecasts/skypecast/detailed.html?id_talk=...
: I'll be at NECC virtually via a videoconference
: jason == where are you going to really be while you are virtual in SD?
: thank you
: hi harold I can talk to you in the chat room tonight
: It's part of NECC, KÐ12 Interactive Videoconferencing Showcase Sessions
: Not open to non-attendees :)
: Wrong smiley
: OK, Susan
: great - I'll go to Atlanta
: OK, check this out for NECC webcasts... http://www.kzowebcasting.com/necc/
: thanks sorry
: Also this for NECC webcasts... http://web.uoregon.edu/ISTE/NECC2005/program/webcasting.php#schedule
: ok a couple of questions - fixed the pop up issue
: but now my skype has no ask for microphone button anymore.. any thoughts?
: Oops, that last link was for NECC 2005
: Anyone ever heard of this outfit? http://www.kzowebcasting.com/
: susan what type computer mas or windows
: seems ok to me
: Jason you a member of 2dn life?
: Calamari Ricardo in SL
: Susany Sellery
: I'm Meno Rich in SL, btw
: good to see you all again