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EdTechWeekly #131
June 7, 2009

This week's Delicious Links
 

18:48:01 matt montagne -> hey all!
18:48:05 Steve_K -> Good evening all.
18:48:09 gary -> Dinner is after.
18:48:36 matt montagne -> John is 'gellin I think!
18:48:57 gary -> Remember not everyone lives "east"
18:49:34 JohnS -> Preshow link: http://www.scientificamerican.com/blog/60-second-science/post.cfm?id=900...
18:49:53 matt montagne -> JL, are you connecting to others for  audio via tinychat or skype??
18:49:56 matt montagne -> hey sheila
18:50:03 sheila -> Hi Matt!
18:50:07 sheila -> and all!
18:50:33 JL -> skype, Matt
18:51:17 matt montagne -> ahh, thanks for the heads up...so the "owner" of the conference has that kind of control in tinychat??
18:51:33 matt montagne -> can the owner control whether webcams from others may be used??
18:53:27 matt montagne -> that is what I thought...
18:53:37 matt montagne -> do u have free version JL??
18:54:04 matt montagne -> I have pro acct and it doesn't seem like u get admin like controls...
18:54:20 matt montagne -> can JS close JL??
18:54:40 matt montagne -> cool
18:54:56 gary -> Is there a way to keep the ads from popping up when viewing?
18:55:08 matt montagne -> @gary...that is a ustream thing
18:55:23 matt montagne -> ustream ads can't be controlled
18:55:29 gary -> ok
18:55:49 matt montagne -> pro accts in tinychat allow you to record your video/audio sessions and save those
18:56:11 matt montagne -> I wish ustream had a pro like acct that offered a certain quality of service
18:56:21 sheila -> That was a long sigh JL
18:56:23 matt montagne -> wow, that alec couros ustream from last week was incredible quality
18:56:42 matt montagne -> that was the best ustream broadcast (edtech related) that I've ever seen!
18:57:34 sheila -> Aren't we all Americans?
18:57:45 matt montagne -> I'm guessing the delaware folks used the higher quality broadcast functionality in ustream that exists on the PC side
18:58:17 matt montagne -> did you connect with DS??
18:59:59 JohnS -> @sheila The canadians get upset when we lump them in with us.
19:00:15 sheila -> Us, USians?
19:00:30 JohnS -> yeah
19:00:48 gary -> It depends much on who your president is at the time :)
19:01:03 sheila -> Good point, Gary!  :)
19:01:21 JohnS -> What's going on with Harper? Haven't heard much about him lately.
19:01:48 matt montagne -> Wings!!!
19:01:57 gary -> Harper - he needs to be careful right now.
19:02:11 matt montagne -> gootta go for Detroit...that city is beat down
19:03:03 gary -> I am a Canadian - and agree - some care way too much.  Especially the NHL.
19:06:19 dave -> http://www.writingaway.net/contact
19:07:17 JenM -> Steve Jobs? http://gawker.com/5279439/steve-jobs-returning-to-apple-after-nearly-sta...
19:08:10 matt montagne -> ETW on the Eve of WWDC...cool!
19:08:37 gary -> Leo eventually apologized - sort of.
19:08:47 JL -> http://livetyping.com/
19:09:44 JohnS -> Home: http://www.home-2009.com
19:10:09 matt montagne -> the quality of the home videos on YouTube is increidble
19:10:22 matt montagne -> I've never seen such high quality vids on YouTube
19:10:59 dave -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_companion_plants
19:11:25 JL -> Leo Laporte flare up: http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/06/06/ouch/
19:11:37 matt montagne -> marigolds and tomatoes, for example :-)
19:11:41 sheila -> Can use that link this week!
19:12:04 JenM -> Bing: http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/06/05/did-bing-just-leapfrog-yahoo-search/
19:12:19 matt montagne -> basil and tomatoes also make good garden buddies
19:12:31 sheila -> tomato cam!
19:12:43 matt montagne -> how is the garden at your school coming along sheila??
19:13:27 sheila -> We now have a time lapse camera  on the garden, but not wired/wireless.
19:13:35 sheila -> Going well.
19:13:51 sheila -> Already eating lettuce/salad.
19:14:08 JohnS -> yep. It's June. Could eat salad every day.
19:14:17 JL -> http://www.typingweb.com/
19:14:37 JL -> http://debategraph.org/
19:15:25 JohnS -> Lifehacker Pack 2009: Our List of Essential Free Windows Downloads: http://lifehacker.com/5271828/lifehacker-pack-2009-our-list-of-essential...
19:16:58 dave -> http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/1611334
19:17:42 JenM -> Windows Live Movie Maker (beta): http://windowslivewire.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!2F7EB29B42641D59!41131.entry ... and ... http://download.live.com/moviemaker
19:19:12 mrsdurff -> now we know when he walks away...............
19:19:41 matt montagne -> there is a note that says it doesn't work with XP
19:19:50 JL -> http://www.go2web20.net/
19:19:56 matt montagne -> or it isn't supported that is
19:20:25 mrsdurff -> figures
19:20:43 JL -> http://www.alline.org/
19:21:14 JohnS -> ScholarPress: http://scholarpress.net/
19:22:23 matt montagne -> I think I saw that with a tribute WP site for a standford computer scientist who recently died
19:23:04 dave -> http://bit.ly/CYCKy http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/funding/2008/12/oerbriefingv4.doc
19:23:09 mrsdurff -> i want an app for my cellphone - one that makes the phone call me to tell me where it is located
19:24:11 sheila -> Got to go! Thanks so much ETW crew!
19:24:37 mrsdurff -> LOL
19:25:05 mrsdurff -> good louck on that  one
19:25:26 mrsdurff -> dave change for anyone else?
19:25:30 gary -> @dave - Maybe put the title in French?
19:26:39 JenM -> Delicious ... everything and more (from Shiela A): http://www.interactiveinsightsgroup.com/blog1/ultimate-guide-to-deliciou...
19:27:40 JL -> http://www.quantcast.com
19:28:34 JL -> http://www.businessinsider.com/the-case-against-twitter-by-the-numbers-2...
19:28:40 sroseman -> Time to go over to PLURK
19:28:56 mrsdurff -> NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
19:29:09 BronStuckey -> twitter rocks
19:29:19 BronStuckey -> saves my sanity day after day
19:29:30 mrsdurff -> twitter makes perfect sense
19:29:55 MelissaSmith -> It seems that those I know who give it up want instant gratification.  They don't understand that the tool takes times.
19:30:04 JohnS -> Twelve Essentials for Technology Integration: http://content.yudu.com/Library/A18dcc/TwelveEssentialsforT/resources/in...
19:30:22 csitterley -> People I follow on twitter tweet almost every day-and I appreciate the things I learn
19:30:29 BronStuckey -> Oprah invented it ;-)
19:30:43 mrsdurff -> invented what?
19:30:52 JohnS -> Yudu: http://www.yudu.com
19:31:02 BronStuckey -> Twitter - she thinks she does - tongue in cheek comment
19:31:19 mrsdurff -> oh my - refer to a dave type word!
19:31:29 dave -> http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2009-06-03-dumbest-generation_N.htm
19:31:53 mrsdurff -> violins...............
19:32:02 mrsdurff -> bring in the clowns.........................
19:32:04 MelissaSmith -> Ha!  I thought you said Professor of Lame Technology
19:32:14 dave -> http://health.usnews.com/articles/health/healthday/2009/06/02/tv-interfe...
19:32:37 matt montagne -> I read a great blog post about the advent of the book as one of the most detrimental inventions for human social interactions...
19:32:56 mrsdurff -> oi veh
19:33:12 csitterley -> Maybe he is as stupid as he sounds because he listened to too much radio when he was younger
19:33:15 sroseman -> They are reading online
19:33:23 matt montagne -> the thesis of the blog post was that prior to books there was oral history/storytelling ...once the book came around, learning become more personalized and there was less community gathering for stories
19:33:33 gary -> They need to use those rotary dial phone!
19:33:40 gary -> phones
19:33:45 mrsdurff -> LOL
19:33:48 JenM -> FLIP Camera in Your Classrom (ihancock): http://escobedotechtalk.edublogs.org/2009/03/18/using-flip-cameras-in-yo...
19:34:37 mrsdurff -> 1. Turn it on.
19:34:59 mrsdurff -> 2. Record. 3. Watch, 4. Delete.
19:35:02 csitterley -> We love our Flips in our district-can't keep up with requests for them
19:35:06 mrsdurff -> like that?
19:35:06 matt montagne -> agreed JS
19:35:23 JL -> http://www.plagium.com
19:35:53 JL -> http://blog.chromium.org/2009/06/danger-mac-and-linux-builds-available.html
19:36:07 csitterley -> One of our teachers came to us after they got the cameras and wanted to know the trick because it seemed to easy
19:36:12 JL -> http://www.tosback.org
19:36:13 matt montagne -> on mac side flash does not work on Chrome
19:36:33 JohnS -> Foto Flexer: http://fotoflexer.com/
19:36:51 mrsdurff -> shoot him
19:36:59 matt montagne -> I wonder if Chrome stable release for Mac will come out this week at WWDC
19:37:18 JohnS -> Folkstreams: http://www.folkstreams.net/
19:38:15 dave -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phaedrus_(dialogue)#Discussion_of_rhetoric_and_writing
19:38:42 csitterley -> Love the folkstreams link-will be very useful in digital storytelling sessions with staff
19:38:54 JenM -> CiteSeer (beta): http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/
19:39:30 dave -> ok. done with socratic dialogues now
19:39:35 dave -> :)
19:39:58 JL -> http://vimeo.com/channels/44004
19:40:22 JL -> http://edtechclassroom.com/
19:40:45 JohnS -> Edheads: http://www.edheads.org/
19:41:04 mrsdurff -> are those like webheads or eggheads?
19:41:29 mrsdurff -> aw c'mon john
19:41:32 matt montagne -> JL...that 2 minute moodle site is clutch...will be using that with our faculty...thanks
19:41:39 mrsdurff -> they screws going in don't hurt
19:41:39 Cathy E-2 -> My fifth graders love edheads
19:41:46 dave -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acer_Aspire_One
19:41:53 mrsdurff -> when they take them out - now that hurts
19:42:04 mrsdurff -> i do know
19:42:17 matt montagne -> I agree Dave...they should just be called computers
19:42:31 matt montagne -> when connected to a large display, they work like a computer
19:42:50 matt montagne -> completely, completely agree Dave
19:42:55 matt montagne -> sometimes "less is more"
19:43:03 matt montagne -> computers have become so bloated with stuff we don't need
19:43:40 matt montagne -> I've seen videos with android on netbooks...that looks interesting
19:44:23 JenM -> Cool-er More on the quest for the perfect e-book reader ... this is probably not it ... http://reviews.cnet.com/e-book-readers/cool-er-e-book/4505-3508_7-336672...?
19:45:33 JL -> http://classtools.net/
19:46:02 JL -> http://mashable.com/2009/06/03/google-squared/
19:46:41 JL -> http://cephalopodcast.com/blog/2009/06/visualizing-worldbridges/#comment...
19:47:12 matt montagne -> props for jason
19:47:38 JohnS -> Corrupted Files: http://www.corrupted-files.com/Home.html
19:48:05 mrsdurff -> no, the computer blew up
19:48:19 matt montagne -> great article on that http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/06/05/corrupted
19:48:20 mrsdurff -> all those computers do
19:48:27 matt montagne -> that is easy to combat as a teacher
19:48:48 matt montagne -> just make the students cut and paste the text into the body of an email...amongst other things
19:48:54 JL -> join us in the tinychat at http://tinychat.com/edtechtalk
19:49:18 mrsdurff -> Also remember the Redheads store - please donate Lindens to our pink kiosk-right click on the kiosk & choose "pay". Thank you for your donation to the Second Life Relay for Life  http://slurl.com/secondlife/Sacre%20Bleu/84/127/26
19:49:41 BronStuckey -> thx all - odd for me joining today in California not Sydney
19:49:47 csitterley -> Have a good week everyone
19:50:27 BronStuckey -> ciao4now
19:51:00 mrsdurff -> ciao bron
19:55:03 jeffmason -> keep talkin' .Just learning drupal
19:55:27 mrsdurff -> were we supposed to  be paying attention?
19:55:29 JL -> http://koreabridge.net/
19:56:13 jeffmason -> the c in cms
19:56:16 JenM -> http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2007/10/09/30-usability-issues-to-be-awa...
19:58:24 jeffmason -> the videos from drupal camp wi are posted now.
19:58:31 dave -> http://ic.upei.ca/projects/cap/
20:02:28 mrsdurff -> it kills me
20:03:14 mrsdurff -> but it is bering recorded
20:04:05 JL -> where are the drupal camp videos?
20:05:59 mrsdurff -> in a pub
20:07:03 jeffmason -> still here just a sec
20:07:23 mrsdurff -> they are entertaining, aren't they?
20:07:57 JenM -> nummy sandwich
20:08:13 JenM -> nite
20:08:18 mrsdurff -> we know she is
20:08:23 mrsdurff -> night Megan
20:08:38 JenM -> me, too
20:08:52 mrsdurff -> yes ok folks - coffee needs refilled and SL needs visited - seeya
20:08:54 jeffmason -> http://videos.med.wisc.edu/videoList.php?list=titles&startRow=30&numRows...
20:09:36 jeffmason -> that's the link to the videos
20:11:16 matt montagne -> you'll get it sold soon JL
20:11:41 matt montagne -> Summer '09 left coast Worldbridges Meetup has to happen!
20:12:36 JL -> thanks Jeff
20:12:54 matt montagne -> carrot seeds can be purchased at the garden store
20:12:57 JL -> best case scenario, we're out there for a month or so
20:13:02 gary -> Yes carrots are.
20:13:36 matt montagne -> cool!
20:13:48 matt montagne -> get a Vanagon
20:14:08 gary -> Visit everyone who has ever been in the chat room.
20:14:44 jeffmason -> thanks
20:16:05 Jason R -> Greetings
20:16:08 Jason R -> Anyone here?
 

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