March 13, 2011
19:15:14 Downes -> A PLE is very much an environment in which you *learn* - a place to aggregate materials and work with them - the publication of portfolio materials is incidental & may actually happen somewhere else
19:16:00 Downes -> (would have jumped in earlier but I'm recoding my feed harvester form scratch this weekend)
19:19:46 dave -> http://www.slideshare.net/zipcast
19:20:16 dave -> http://o.cormier.me/2011/03/12/charlottetownosaurus-episode-1/
19:20:31 dave -> http://tokyocalling.org/
19:21:23 davidafterdentist -> is this real life?
19:21:31 Downes -> Scottlo = good stuff
19:21:40 JohnS -> This is live, yes.
19:21:56 Downes -> #ds106 = good stuff too
19:22:21 Downes -> If ds106 doesn't continue I will start my own, mostly just for me
19:22:22 stlouisohio -> can't wait to listen to oscars first podcast
19:22:26 davidafterdentist -> i feel funny
19:26:31 JohnS -> From Larry Ferlazzo: http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2011/03/11/the-best-sites-for-learning... ... http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2011/03/12/useful-updates-on-japan-ear... ... http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2011/03/13/more-on-japan/
19:27:32 JenM -> http://mashable.com/2011/03/12/quake-rescue/
19:28:21 Downes -> I agree Jen - all the self-promoting bloggers made sure to have a post about Japan... you could pretty much tell
19:32:31 Downes -> That's not the danger of social media per se -- it's the danger of commercial media & massification
19:34:07 stlouisohio -> no Bill Nye is the realiable expert on nuclear
19:34:20 Downes -> But I saw it blow up
19:35:06 dave -> http://twitter.com/#!/hjarche/status/47043035627913217
19:36:32 JohnS -> Alternatives to YouTube: http://cyber-kap.blogspot.com/2011/03/top-10-alternatives-to-youtube.html
19:36:33 matt montagne -> hey y'all
19:36:42 dave -> hi matt
19:36:49 matt montagne -> hey dave et al
19:38:09 matt montagne -> YouTube is a fantastic resource for primary sources...but, but, but...
19:38:58 JohnS -> Youtube without the distractions: http://quietube.com/
19:39:17 JohnS -> Or download YouTube videos: http://deturl.com/
19:39:30 JohnS -> And convert multimedia files into more useful formats: http://www.zamzar.com/
19:40:18 Downes -> was searching for 'live japan video' yesterday and noticed the porn spammers had filled the search results
19:40:51 matt montagne -> incredible tsunami stuff on youtube to be sure
19:43:28 stlouisohio -> like that tip about safe search
19:44:05 Downes -> I once did an image search for myself in front of a class in malaysia - it turns out there's a nude model called 'Katie Downes'
19:44:11 JenM -> http://edtechweekly.wikispaces.com/
19:44:25 JenM -> http://edtechweekly.wikispaces.com/EdTechWeekly+187
19:44:28 matt montagne -> 200 has to be coming up soon, correct??
19:44:44 Downes -> new harvester script is now running live :)
19:46:31 matt montagne -> nice on 'ya for 200
19:46:33 Downes -> maybe - email me sometime
19:46:39 matt montagne -> no on google apps...
19:46:47 JenM -> http://electronicportfolios.com/
19:46:52 matt montagne -> but I'm a google apps advocate to be sure...
19:47:38 matt montagne -> we had helen barrett work with us last summer...I really liked her
19:47:45 matt montagne -> yes, webcasting students consultant!!!
19:48:17 matt montagne -> he he he...I just like being in the peanut gallery :)
19:48:33 JenM -> nite all ... thanks for joining!
19:48:44 Downes -> 'email me sometime' means "I need tos chedule things ahead of time sorry"
19:49:07 matt montagne -> chow all...nice catching up
19:49:32 matt montagne -> keep up the good deeds...