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EdTechWeekly #37
July 8, 2007

This Week's Del.icio.us  Links 

Chat Log Below


18:34:54  jeff ->  Howdy
18:35:14  jeff ->  thought I'd try skypecast tonight before abandoning it and going back to skype conf
18:35:21  jeff ->  give it a try when ready
18:48:01  jeff ->  hey dave - it's that time of month again - time for jeff to try the skypecast
18:48:08  jeff ->  give it a shot when ready
18:49:33  JenMad ->  downloading new version of skype ... taking a minute
19:00:26  sroseman ->  I am from Canada eh
19:00:59  JenMad ->  I'm sorry to all Canadians ...
19:01:07  JenMad ->  and everyone else, too
19:01:45  sroseman ->  We love to say I am sorry!
19:04:43  Jason ->  Howdy :)
19:04:50  cheryloakes ->  Hi, back to Sunday nights in Maine!
19:05:03  cheryloakes ->  Hi Jason, Jen, Dave, Jeff
19:05:10  cheryloakes ->  Jen you are traveling?
19:05:15  dave ->  http://www.sillylug.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=20&Ite...
19:05:21  JenMad ->  Hi!
19:05:25  JenMad ->  staying with family!
19:06:11  dave ->  heyo!
19:06:14  JenMad ->  http://www.engadget.com/2007/07/03/iphone-review/
19:06:42  jeff ->  http://video.on.nytimes.com/?fr_story=f390265dcbb9e1f1da97a69637e921d39b...
19:07:07  jeff ->  http://thinksecret.com/archives/iphonetakeapart/
19:07:20  Jason ->  Continue on, brother Al!
19:07:50  jeff ->  http://www.cnettv.com/
19:08:43  cheryloakes ->  look the masses are arriving!
19:08:45  dave ->  http://www.itwire.com.au/content/view/13339/53/
19:08:53  jeff ->  All of this week's links at: http://del.icio.us/edtechtalk/20070708
19:09:22  Durff ->  masses? who are you calling a mess?
19:09:34  cheryloakes ->  I had to open another chat window so I can connect to links without bumping out.
19:09:43  cheryloakes ->  not you for sure Lisa!
19:09:53  mizmercer ->  Didn't they used to hire liguistics majors at IBM in the early days?
19:10:06  JenMad ->  http://educon20.wikispaces.com/
19:10:39  Durff ->  coffe ready...but i am a mesxs!
19:10:53  Durff ->  and i can't even spell it
19:11:02  Jason ->  The focus on math kept me from being a CS major in college.  :)
19:11:31  mizmercer ->  I know when my dad started it was math (he got hired because he coudl do trig and calculus which was unusual in the mid 60s). It was more for the LOGIC though
19:11:32  Durff ->  linguistic? like neurolinguisticprogramming>
19:11:41  dave ->  now you can go back for a 59th career jason!
19:11:48  Jason ->  :)
19:11:48  dave ->  b.
19:11:50  jeff ->  http://heyspread.com/
19:11:51  Jason ->  good point
19:12:04  Jason ->  history teacher is close, right? :)
19:12:18  Durff ->  Jan 26
19:12:23  Durff ->  at SLA
19:12:25  dave ->  wassup b.?
19:12:33  Barbara (remember me?) ->  hi folks
19:12:40  JenMad ->  Hi!
19:12:40  dave ->  howya been?
19:12:45  Durff ->  hi barbara
19:12:45  Barbara (remember me?) ->  I just signed up for your Twitter feed and saw you were on
19:13:00  sroseman ->  Hi Barb
19:13:01  Barbara (remember me?) ->  Hi Durff
19:13:13  dave ->  http://poignantguide.net/ruby/chapter-3.html
19:13:14  Barbara (remember me?) ->  and sroseman...hello
19:13:20  mizmercer ->  Well, they could handle pure language, so leanring machine language was easy?
19:13:21  jeff ->  Hey Barbara
19:13:30  Barbara (remember me?) ->  Jeff!  Howdy
19:13:48  Durff ->  some of us haven't made any video yet
19:13:55  Barbara (remember me?) ->  Just listening in before the older kids tourny baseball game in 95 degree heat...
19:14:31  Jason ->  our district is blocking youtube; revver has been my site of choice because of it
19:14:41  Barbara (remember me?) ->  question: why are jeff and dave's icons red?  are they radioactive?
19:15:04  jeff ->  moderator permisssions
19:15:11  Barbara (remember me?) ->  ah...
19:15:12  jeff ->  we can eject, ban, etc. if necessary
19:15:21  Barbara (remember me?) ->  okay I will behave :-)
19:15:23  jeff ->  just in case we need to put shields up
19:15:27  jeff ->  :)
19:15:34  Durff ->  the warped humor...
19:15:35  dave ->  yes... we can bounce people
19:15:44  Barbara (remember me?) ->  kewl
19:15:49  Durff ->  and he does
19:15:57  Barbara (remember me?) ->  doesn;t surprise me
19:16:22  Durff ->  lol
19:16:28  Barbara (remember me?) ->  ...like 16 year old girls that mistakenly fall upon this site looking for chat of another nature... know it well
19:16:39  JenMad ->  http://www.quicktopic.com/39/H/sGbdBhB8JRP6
19:16:47  Durff ->  it's usu men
19:16:57  Barbara (remember me?) ->  usu?
19:17:07  Durff ->  usually
19:17:08  dave ->  exactly... what was her name b.?\
19:17:30  Barbara (remember me?) ->  I don;t know but she ALWAYS WROTE IN CAPS too
19:17:32  mizmercer ->  Someone who questiosn ROR and Ruby, preferes PHP: http://terrychay.com/blog/index.php?s=ruby
19:17:43  mizmercer ->  Saw him at BarCamp Sacramento
19:17:49  Barbara (remember me?) ->  Cheryl (?) sounds like she is being electrocuted
19:17:53  Jason ->  funky noise!
19:18:06  Jason ->  jen's fault :)
19:18:08  Barbara (remember me?) ->  Sorry, Jen, not Cheryl
19:18:16  Barbara (remember me?) ->  Microwave oven?
19:18:18  Durff ->  don't hear it
19:18:22  Barbara (remember me?) ->  cellphone?
19:18:30  Durff ->  oh, that?
19:18:32  mizmercer ->  95 here today, that's a cool down from Fourth which was 108
19:18:35  dave ->  grenade?
19:18:40  Barbara (remember me?) ->  boom
19:18:41  Durff ->  that is a cell phone
19:18:44  Durff ->  dave?
19:18:45  jeff ->  http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2007/04/10/online-converters/
19:18:56  Barbara (remember me?) ->  it's baaaaaack
19:19:02  Durff ->  !
19:19:20  Durff ->  the cell checks for the tower every so often
19:19:29  Durff ->  that is that sound
19:19:39  Barbara (remember me?) ->  is  she talking via a cell or via Skype?
19:19:48  Durff ->  don't know
19:19:53  JenMad ->  skype
19:19:53  dave ->  http://siege.org/projects/phpMyID/
19:19:53  jeff ->  skype
19:20:00  Barbara (remember me?) ->  ah.
19:20:05  mizmercer ->  Looking for MP4 to WMV
19:20:06  Durff ->  cell in pocket?
19:21:01  Durff ->  pdf to text would be useful
19:21:01  JenMad ->  http://www.edu20.org/home
19:21:05  mizmercer ->  MP4 to WMV conversion
19:21:15  Barbara (remember me?) ->  davecormierisagod.com
19:21:16  mizmercer ->  Not a lot available with mp4
19:21:25  Durff ->  cute barb
19:21:29  mizmercer ->  Wow, Dave a groupie!
19:21:30  Durff ->  i agree
19:21:44  Durff ->  no groupies are nice
19:22:05  Durff ->  'bout time say the light
19:22:05  dave ->  she a nemisis... not a groupie
19:22:08  dave ->  she's
19:22:17  dave ->  :)
19:22:19  Barbara (remember me?) ->  ah shucks, thanks hun
19:22:23  jeff ->  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/utilities/zoomit.mspx
19:22:41  Durff ->  now kids
19:23:06  jeff ->  http://www.maddogsw.com/placesbar/#Installation
19:23:15  Durff ->  only dave
19:23:49  mizmercer ->  Question - would people like to use edu2.0 for something like Webcast? ? ?
19:23:51  dave ->  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEcHcRqxmj4
19:24:27  jeff ->  what do you mean by edu2.0?
19:24:43  JenMad ->  Jeff: my last link :)
19:24:48  Durff ->  alice, i don't get it
19:25:05  mizmercer ->  The application that Jen talked about!!!
19:25:06  jeff ->  ah - caught not paying attention... again!
19:25:10  JenMad ->  http://www.yuuguu.com/index.php
19:25:11  mizmercer ->  Hello!
19:25:15  Barbara (remember me?) ->  "break your mind"
19:25:17  Durff ->  me too
19:25:26  mizmercer ->  Oh,  I saw the TED
19:25:27  Barbara (remember me?) ->  sounds like it would hurt
19:25:29  Durff ->  i thought twitter was enough
19:25:36  Durff ->  ouch
19:25:41  techsavvygirl ->  was very cool video to watch...
19:26:00  dave ->  my brain breaks easy
19:26:24  dave ->  the other one is called seadragon
19:26:24  Durff ->  by a blind guy
19:26:28  Durff ->  isn't it?
19:26:31  jeff ->  http://twitter.pbwiki.com/
19:26:39  Barbara (remember me?) ->  John (from the couch) says hi
19:26:49  dave ->  hi john on the couch
19:27:01  dave ->  shouldn't he be giving you a massage or something?
19:27:01  mizmercer ->  Number one topic on the twitter wiki? CATS!
19:27:03  Durff ->  hi john from the couch
19:27:09  Barbara (remember me?) ->  now we have to go to baseball game in heatwave ,,,,bleech
19:27:11  jeff ->  http://onguardonline.gov/socialnetworking.html
19:27:19  mizmercer ->  what is it about cats fans? I mean I've had cats, I like 'em, but....
19:27:30  Durff ->  dave is a cat fan
19:27:35  Barbara (remember me?) ->  rock on edtech dudes...I will catch the podcast.  thank you for all that you do!
19:27:42  dave ->  http://www.oecdbookshop.org/oecd/display.asp?SF1=DI&CID=&LANG=EN&ST1=5L4...
19:27:44  JenMad ->  bye!
19:27:45  Durff ->  remember all thos ur in my...things
19:28:04  Durff ->  bye barbara
19:28:18  jeff ->  bye Barg
19:28:21  jeff ->  barb
19:28:29  Durff ->  :)
19:28:51  JenMad ->  http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/home.php
19:29:50  Durff ->  i agree
19:29:50  jeff ->  http://whoishostingthis.com/
19:30:05  Durff ->  i'm paying for a very uniteractive course
19:30:15  Durff ->  and i can't stand it!
19:30:25  mizmercer ->  I have to find an accredited class/program to get units for my new job
19:30:39  Durff ->  that's why i'm doing mine
19:30:46  Durff ->  Act 48 in PA
19:31:06  Durff ->  Global School house online
19:31:07  mizmercer ->  I have wondered where good sites are hosted as part of finding a realiable host?
19:31:26  jeff ->  http://signalmap.com/
19:31:33  Durff ->  bluehost?
19:31:39  Durff ->  zip
19:31:49  jeff ->  http://www.esnailer.com/
19:31:59  techsavvygirl ->  is this different than WHO IS database
19:32:03  Durff ->  no, really, i have
19:32:24  dave ->  http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2007/07/03/tech-zohofacebook070703.html
19:32:29  techsavvygirl ->  ha ha ha  (says Lucie from Vermont... cell phone reception???? )
19:33:57  mizmercer ->  Oh boy!
19:34:48  mizmercer ->  The winter would be enough to drive an army back!
19:34:58  Durff ->  you're sister?
19:35:04  Durff ->  Hi Lisa
19:35:08  mizmercer ->  Hi Lisa!
19:35:15  dave ->  next
19:35:18  JenMad ->  http://www.goodreads.com/
19:35:18  LisaParisi ->  HEllo
19:35:21  Durff ->  the real Lisa has joined us
19:35:22  dave ->  this is not very fast
19:35:30  dave ->  next
19:35:36  JenMad ->  http://www.paperbackswap.com/index.php
19:35:37  mizmercer ->  Hey Lisa, are you going to join us at It's Elementary tomorrow?
19:35:57  Durff ->  Parisi
19:36:09  mizmercer ->  LIke me! Yeah! Re-reading Harry Potter
19:36:21  Jason ->  best of the book social network sites: http://www.librarything.com
19:36:27  mizmercer ->  I used to do book passage
19:36:31  Durff ->  I'm skimming "A whole new mind"
19:36:39  JenMad ->  http://www.scitalks.com/index.php
19:36:44  dave ->  skim quickly
19:36:50  Durff ->  i know
19:36:57  Durff ->  it's all a rehash
19:37:07  JenMad ->  http://www.scitalks.com/index.php
19:37:11  Jason ->  i am not sure if they can make it illegal
19:37:12  dave ->  next
19:37:14  Durff ->  i am disappointed
19:37:19  JenMad ->  http://www.lullabot.com/audiocast/drupal_podcast_no_40_top_40_projects
19:37:45  mizmercer ->  People go to YouTube to see science lectures? Scary?
19:38:02  jeff ->  http://www.andycarvin.com/archives/2007/06/democratic_presidential_candi...
19:38:28  dave ->  i've met alot of stupid profs over the years (more smart ones... but still) i find university a little scary
19:38:39  Durff ->  me too
19:38:48  jeff ->  http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Chris_Benoit_mystery_editor_confesses:_claim...
19:38:50  Durff ->  and very boring
19:39:11  Durff ->  that's where you work dave?
19:39:11  Jason ->  they won't get more specific; politicians don't get it
19:39:35  jeff ->  http://www.edtechtalk.com/node/1793
19:39:48  dave ->  this is my seventh higher ed institution
19:39:56  Durff ->  so
19:40:18  jeff ->  http://www.edtechtalk.com/conferences
19:40:18  dave ->  so i'm, OF COURSE, not talking about the people i'm CURRENTLY working with
19:40:19  Durff ->  like i said...rather boring and stuffy and weird humor
19:40:27  mizmercer ->  Any chicks presenting at these conferences?
19:40:30  Jason ->  wow!
19:40:34  Jason ->  great list
19:40:39  Durff ->  now alice
19:40:39  mizmercer ->  So we can keep count?
19:40:48  mizmercer ->  Sorry, but a stirrer!
19:41:00  Durff ->  pot stirrer!
19:41:56  mizmercer ->  Any talk about David Warlick blog post on digital divide to go along with Andy Carvin link?
19:41:56  dave ->  http://lessonbites.com/Default.aspx
19:42:29  mizmercer ->  CHILDREN, CHILDREN!
19:42:54  mizmercer ->  What do you get for 99 cents?
19:42:56  techsavvygirl ->  David 's digital divide post was right on..
19:43:02  mizmercer ->  hmmm
19:43:24  dave ->  A RUBBER BISCUIT
19:43:43  jeff ->  http://simpsonsmovie.com/main.html
19:44:11  Jason ->  19 days to the simpsons movie :)
19:44:18  jeff ->  http://jefflebow.net/graphics/simpsonsavatar.jpg
19:44:32  Jason ->  i saw a the new trailer the other day.... **awesome**
19:44:56  mizmercer ->  I didn't even REALIZE a movie was coming out!
19:44:58  jeff ->  http://www.edtechtalk.com/node/1738
19:45:42  mizmercer ->  Bless you for the love!
19:46:01  sroseman ->  cool
19:46:04  mizmercer ->  A- rententive you mean.
19:46:24  mizmercer ->  I think David W. missed the home connection. My students have access at school, but limited at home.
19:46:43  mizmercer ->  Cell phones would be a nice alternative, or access through game cubes.
19:46:52  Durff ->  send us the bill
19:48:21  Durff ->  Postshow!
19:48:34  mizmercer ->  Good job Jose!
19:48:39  Durff ->  hi Jose
19:48:46  Durff ->  GO!
19:49:07  JoseR ->  hi durff
19:49:12  Durff ->  clap, clap!!
19:49:15  JenMad ->  yeah, jose!
19:49:34  JenMad ->  skypecast seemed to work!
19:49:36  Durff ->  whistle
19:49:55  cheryloakes ->  glad you are trying out the skypecast! I am too scared to try.
19:50:09  JoseR ->  cool just show up!
19:50:39  JenMad ->  I had to download the new version of skype to get to use the new skypecast
19:50:56  mizmercer ->  thank god!
19:51:06  JoseR ->  got it!
19:52:19  JenMad ->  see you all in 10 minutes or so ...
19:52:32  jeff ->  http://video.on.nytimes.com/?fr_story=f390265dcbb9e1f1da97a69637e921d39b...
19:53:00  mizmercer ->  how I've wasted my weekend: http://www.singshot.com/index.html
19:53:08  Durff ->  oh that's cute!
19:53:14  mizmercer ->  I know!
19:53:18  Durff ->  :)
19:53:38  Durff ->  didn't take long
19:53:38  mizmercer ->  non-replacable battery?
19:53:39  JoseR ->  So edtechtalk folk, make sure to join us http://itselementary.edublogs.org



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