NMC Symposium on New Media & Learning

The 2009 NMC Symposium on New Media and Learning, the thirteenth in the NMC’s Series of Virtual Symposia, will explore the impact of new media on teaching, learning, research, and creative expression, especially in higher education. NMC Symposium on New Media & Learning http://www.nmc.org/node/6565 The NMC have just advised that my presentation proposal has been […]

Sean the Blogonaut on why filtering isn’t the answer.

Some other excellent material at these places: ISP-level content filtering won’t workThe ISP giants explain why it’s not a good idea. Brett Winterford and Julian Hill, ZDNet.com.au 30 October 2008 06:04 PM Tags: telstra, iinet, internode, filtering, isp, whitelist, say, hackett video feature Federal Government plans to introduce ISP-level filtering to provide a ‘safer’ internet […]

10 disruptive technologies for the next five years –

Image via Wikipedia Technology analyst Gartner have come up with a list of the 10 technologies it believes are most likely to change the way business is done between 2008 and 2012. Gartner’s top 10 disruptive technologies 2008-2012: 1. Multicore and hybrid processors. 2. Virtualisation and fabric computing. 3. Social networks and social software. 4. […]

NMC Symposium session update

Back in December Alex Hayes and I presented a session at the NMC Symposium on the Evolution of Communication. I’ve just been advised by Alan Levine from the NMC that all the videos and transcripts from our session and others are available at: http://www.nmc.org/2007-fall-virtual-symposium/resources Our bits and pieces are here: Evolution | Revolution: Architectures for […]

Not Possible IRL: Turning the page on 2007 in virtual worlds – What happened and what’s next

Larry Pixel: NMC Virtual Worlds plans a big announcement after the first of the year. It will come out first in the NMC Campus Observer, about January 10th.Also, the NMC’s highly influential Horizon Report (75,000+ copies downloaded or purchased in hard copy in 2007) will be released in late January. The contents of the 2008 […]