Ed Tech Weekly #15


EdTechWeekly#15

January 21, 2007

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Story Links & Chat Log Below

  • YUGMA.COM  – Great new desktop sharing option.  Fun place for a post show!


  • EdTechWeekly#15

    January 21, 2007

    Download mp3


    Story Links & Chat Log Below

    18:54:27 CathyE -> hello all

    18:54:51 dave -> hey cathy

    18:54:52 scott -> hello Cathy –

    18:54:55 dave -> some audio issues

    18:55:27 scott -> skypecast available or stream?

    19:01:22 scott -> I hear something on the B stream, sounds like a level check

    19:01:32 JenniferW -> yup — same on A

    19:02:12 scott -> K120C_Reunion from 2006-12-31 it says on the window

    19:02:13 dave -> we are now running!

    19:02:25 JenniferW -> really  $17 ???

    19:02:26 dave -> on A and B

    19:02:28 dave -> yes

    19:02:31 JenniferW -> cool — add that to the budget

    19:03:09 dave -> I’m ready

    19:03:12 dave -> are you guys ready?

    19:03:23 sroseman -> clear voices

    19:03:47 JenniferW -> hi guys — just listening today

    19:03:49 scott -> take the money and run

    19:03:55 JenniferW -> and doing laundry and junk

    19:04:03 sroseman -> how’s the new job, JenW

    19:04:08 scott -> is this a skypecast as well?

    19:04:17 JenniferW -> Grins — well it is the worst of jobs and the best of jobs  🙂

    19:04:34 sroseman -> interesting beginning

    19:04:35 JenniferW -> scott — sometimes its a skype too

    19:04:42 JohnSchinker -> I’m having lots of skypecast issues — just listening to the stream right now

    19:04:46 JenniferW -> but I don’t think a skypecast

    19:04:55 JohnSchinker -> There is a skypecast — just search for edtechweekly

    19:05:01 dave -> http://www.nzmac.com/features/multimedia/tools_of_the_trade.html

    19:05:24 sroseman -> thanks for the tour yesterday,Jen

    19:05:53 CathyE -> Jes Jen it was great

    19:05:56 JenniferW -> no worries — and i am glad you look better now — I blogged about the dragon  🙂  but no names of course

    19:05:59 CathyE -> *yes

    19:06:13 JenniferW -> hey cathye — thanks — it was fun

    19:06:16 jeff -> http://heywatch.com/site

    19:06:54 sroseman -> It was actually great fun being a dragon..

    19:07:14 JenM -> http://scottmcleod.typepad.com/dangerouslyirrelevant/2007/01/the_results_are.html

    19:07:21 JenniferW -> why am I suddenly singing a sound == like “heywatch nananana”  — LOL, what song am i thinking of

    19:07:54 JenniferW -> got some really good new blogs to read from that survey

    19:08:32 JohnSchinker -> Jennifer: http://www.songtapper.com/

    19:08:48 JenniferW -> thanks John — still singing “heywatch nananana”  🙂

    19:09:37 JenniferW -> LOL — I am not a good tapper, John — the song didn’t come up

    19:09:40 jeff -> http://edumio.com/

    19:09:58 JenniferW -> have you guys seen the new MEME — it is 5 questions on WHY do you blog

    19:10:08 JohnSchinker -> *shrug* — must be obscure 🙂

    19:10:42 dave -> http://www.our-picks.com/archives/2007/01/18/the-7-hidden-pages-within-your-firefox-browser/

    19:10:44 JohnSchinker -> 5 questions on why you blog? How about (1) Why do you blog? What are the other four?

    19:10:46 JenniferW -> instead of 5 things people don’t know about you — it is 5 reasons on how and WHY you blog

    19:10:57 JenniferW -> hang on — let me grab the email

    19:11:39 JenM -> http://camplesegroup.com/blog/?p=581

    19:11:41 scott -> 5 reasons why your read blogs or write a blog or comment on blogs?

    19:12:01 JenniferW -> oops — not 5 reasons — 1 reason — you tag 5 people — here is the info  -The basic idea here is to write a short post that speaks to how you go about developing posts for your blog, then tag four or five other people you’d like to learn from.

    19:12:20 scott -> thanks for the Cole Camplese link JenM

    19:12:22 JohnSchinker -> Okay — makes more sense, now

    19:12:31 Durff -> Is there a Skype cast?

    19:13:32 Durff -> What is the link?

    19:13:46 scott -> repeat for Durrr – http://camplesegroup.com/blog/?p=581

    19:13:55 dave -> skypecast is broken

    19:14:08 dave -> http://wcope.wordpress.com/2007/01/04/phpvideo-release-01-beta/#comment-9

    19:14:10 Durff -> oh phooeey

    19:14:22 scott -> skypecast is switching over to television – maybe they’ve given up  on the audio

    19:14:27 sroseman -> How does one monitor what kids do in Second Life?

    19:14:29 Durff -> I wanted to record the telephony

    19:14:35 JohnSchinker -> It’s at https://skypecasts.skype.com/skypecasts/skypecast/detailed.html?id_talk=289525 fwiw, but I can’t get in either.

    19:14:41 CathyE -> my own kids have been saying they are 18 for 3 years

    19:14:41 JenM -> http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/mowi/article.php/3653981

    19:14:50 scott -> hire a second life private eye to track what your kids are doing and saying

    19:15:11 JenniferW -> i have a software I want to ask you guys about at the end of this session — if I may

    19:15:14 JohnSchinker -> I used to have student spies in AOL

    19:15:18 dave -> ask us now!

    19:15:28 dave -> we can research in the interem

    19:15:58 CathyE -> If wifi is bad i don’t won’t to know

    19:16:34 sroseman -> get that laptop off your lap!!

    19:16:40 jeff -> http://www.quickonlinetips.com/archives/2005/02/absolutely-delicious-complete-tools-collection/

    19:17:46 scott -> In japan, many of the female office worker wear foil lined aprons when working around computers to protect against electromagnetic radiation

    19:18:23 JenniferW -> Have you guys seen or know anything about http://osx.portraitofakite.com/ — its just for fun — but wondering if it is safe

    19:18:50 dave -> https://www.yugma.com/index.php

    19:19:42 scott -> deli.cio.us is also a great resource for discovery – it only works if everyone shares their links!!!

    19:19:45 sroseman -> oh my I am trying it out, JenW

    19:19:48 JenniferW -> YEAH — cool — another webhuddle, yview!!!  Cool

    19:20:24 JenniferW -> thanks Sue — I am unsure whether I really want it or not

    19:20:28 JenM -> http://tim.lauer.name/2007/01/20/drupal-weblogs/

    19:20:54 JenniferW -> does it cost to have more than 10

    19:21:10 JenniferW -> cause it says you can — but its default is up to 10

    19:21:41 CathyE -> OHHh that one is great for me JenM

    19:21:58 jeff -> http://barcamp.org/DrupalCampNYC2

    19:22:03 sroseman -> cancelled it, JenW

    19:22:15 dave -> https://www.yugma.com/app/welcome.php

    19:22:31 dave -> session id 425292536

    19:22:41 JenniferW -> LOL– they used a wiki to talk about a drupal — how fun is that

    19:22:52 JenniferW -> Okay — thanks SueR

    19:22:57 Durff -> will there by any other Sypecasts this week for me to record?

    19:23:52 dave -> http://jeroenwijering.com/?item=Flash_Video_Player

    19:23:57 JenniferW -> yugma is installing and closed my chat — hmmmm???

    19:24:30 JenM -> http://letterpop.com/home.php

    19:24:37 scott -> jeroen’s flash player is really cool – good link

    19:24:49 dave -> http://www.yugma.com/app/loading.php?user=&role=0&collsession=425292536

    19:25:54 JenniferW -> I am in yugma — and it is quite nice

    19:25:55 dave -> http://holloway.co.nz/docvert/

    19:26:09 CathyE -> I like letterpop 🙂

    19:26:28 scott -> jeroen’s player can also be tied into rss for updating automatically when a new video is posted. cool

    19:26:32 JenM -> http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/01/16/wikipedia-search-engine-wikiseek-launches/

    19:28:32 jeff -> http://www.emotiv.com/2_0/2_1.htm

    19:28:45 JenM -> Here are the links we talked about this week http://del.icio.us/edtechtalk/20070121

    19:29:34 JenM -> to send us links, tag you post “for:edtechtalk”

    19:29:53 jeff -> http://www.engadget.com/2007/01/20/thieves-jack-14-gps-devices-forget-to-turn-them-off/

    19:30:01 lee -> players will be able to control the interface with their minds

    19:30:10 JenM -> http://www.moo.com/flickr/

    19:30:23 dave -> sorry guys had to stop

    19:30:28 JenniferW -> that was fun

    19:30:31 dave -> those beeps will be on the final audio

    19:30:35 JenniferW -> you guys need to try YUGMA

    19:31:05 JohnSchinker -> were the beeps from yugma?

    19:31:10 dave -> yup

    19:31:15 dave -> very irritating

    19:31:24 JenniferW -> Yeah JenM — that site is great!!!  Thanks

    19:31:25 JohnSchinker -> Is that screen-sharing, or just screencasting?

    19:31:44 alicemercer -> What’s the link to Yugma again?

    19:31:53 JohnSchinker -> www.yugma.com

    19:31:54 JenniferW -> legalitities ??? can you use anyone’s flickr???

    19:32:06 JenniferW -> or only pictures from your account????

    19:32:09 alicemercer -> Are we in a session?

    19:32:18 alicemercer -> Are we in a session on Yugma?

    19:32:20 JenniferW -> alice — the session at yugma ended

    19:32:20 lee -> i joined the roanoke drupal group..there are four of us!

    19:32:24 alicemercer -> k

    19:32:25 JenniferW -> due to a Beep

    19:32:40 JohnSchinker -> explain it again

    19:32:51 JenniferW -> YUGMA is great

    19:33:05 JohnSchinker -> lets go back in and play with it

    19:33:09 lee -> better than webhuddle

    19:33:15 lee -> ?

    19:33:15 JenniferW -> much better than webhuddle

    19:33:20 JenniferW -> I will put my headset on

    19:33:20 sroseman -> aha ..that was the beeping

    19:33:22 alicemercer -> Sure, I’m using Vyew, so I want to see what else is out here?

    19:33:31 Durff -> we hear you, keep talking

    19:33:35 Durff -> no why no

    19:33:38 JenniferW -> for the business cards???

    19:33:42 Durff -> Skype?

    19:33:43 JohnSchinker -> What if the person hosting the yugma is not the person hosting the audio conference?

    19:34:09 dave -> http://www.yugma.com/app/loading.php?user=&role=0&collsession=426027331

    19:34:11 lee -> intellectual property

    19:34:32 JenniferW -> do you want me to skype in???

    19:34:57 sroseman -> I frequent http://popurls.com/ quite frequently to find out what’s new on the web

    19:35:36 sroseman -> everything in one place

    19:41:37 sharonp -> hi there – is there a skypecast address?

    19:41:48 sharonp -> or are we just on channel 1?

    19:42:27 dave -> no skypecast today

    19:44:20 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EVO 2007: the interception was just asante  being asante

    19:46:05 dave -> http://www.yugma.com/app/loading.php?user=&role=0&collsession=426027331

    19:46:37 sroseman -> www.yugma.com

    19:47:18 sroseman -> I am in Second Life

    19:47:19 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EVO 2007: where are you guys?

    19:51:20 scott -> Ed Sullivan, we have a really big talk-shoe tonight.

    19:54:12 scott -> are the number of user limited in yugma? can it be adjusted?

    19:54:26 JohnSchinker -> 10 in the free version, I think

    20:01:44 JenniferW -> THAT WAS FUN

    20:02:07 CathyE -> See ya tomorrow

    20:02:09 lee -> Dave, webfm

    20:02:16 sharonp -> what is webfm?

    20:02:16 Mike -> -EVO 2007: did it work?

    20:02:39 sharonp -> and is there an edtechtalk webcast tonight? or was that it?

    20:03:41 lee -> that was it

    20:03:44 lee -> tis over

    20:03:47 lee -> just the weekly

    20:04:03 lee -> we  have off work tomorrow so i must tell paul we are off

     

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1 Comment

  1. Edublogosphere
    To be fair, there were at least 3 individuals posting stories on edublogosphere, but since it was educator driven it’s safe to say that the main users of such a service are usually pre-occupied with their classroom duties. I really think that trying to sucessfully launch a service like Digg for strictly education if a fragmentation of the blog-market that would be very difficult to both sustain and maintain from an educator’s stand point. There’s so much out there, and anyone that would be using such a service is so well entrenched with their own blogline’s account or RSS feeds that one more site to post things to needs a large dedicated core of individuals (or one REALLY dedicated individual with no free time) to sustain it.

    And no, I’m not the creator of edublogosphere, just one of the 3 users 😛

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