Archive For The “Web 2.0” Category

OpenOffice to MediaWiki

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Wayne Mackintosh has just posted about the latest version or OpenOffice.  It can export to MediaWiki format.  In other words, the first draft of a page can be written in the OO environment and then sent to MW.  Cool.

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Web 2.0 Cyber threats . . .

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Just to keep things in balance.  A Link via Gregor. Web 2.0 Tops ‘Emerging Cyber Threats’ 10/9/2007 -By David Nagel The ever-nebulous “Web 2.0” is emerging as one of the five top security risks to watch for both consumers and the enterprise–this according to the inaugural edition of the “GTISC Emerging Cyber Threats Report for…

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PLE’s (My inevitable post)

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PLE’s (My inevitable post)

I’ve been in and out of this topic for a month, ever since the SCoPE discussion finished.  I don’t have a coherent view, and whenever I’ve talked about them it’s been more a show and tell and dialogue about our lives and personal habits.  Tonight on a chat Leigh referred to them as an ‘ethic’. …

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Blogs: sorted. Wikis: not quite

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Wow, wordpress 2.3 is nearly out of beta.  I think the decision is clear: if you need blogs for your institution, WordPress multiuser.  The question is not too clear for wikis.  I’ve been asking this question on the TALO forum: Is there an open source wiki that avoids wiki markup? (and has all the other…

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SCoPE forums & Facebook & cpSquare community

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Communication channels proliferate. In the last month or so, first cpSquare created an outpost group in Facebook, and now SCoPE.  There is a conversation in cpSquare about Dave Snowden’s quote: Dave Snowden recently said to Etienne Wenger “If knowledge management had had the tools we have today it would not have needed communities of practice”…

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TeacherTube. What next?

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TeacherTube.  What next?

OK, maybe I’d prefer LearnerTube.com, ULearnTube.com or something, but at least it’s a start.

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Tags in delicious are not bookmarks

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Last year my laptop was reimaged, and I’m just getting some basics sorted – like some Firefox plugins for delicious. I still have not found what I’m looking for. I tried a plug-in I had not seen before. Delicious Bookmarks. This extension integrates your browser with del.icio.us (del.icio.us/), the leading social bookmarking service on the…

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Tags in delicious are not bookmarks

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Last year my laptop was reimaged, and I’m just getting some basics sorted – like some Firefox plugins for delicious. I still have not found what I’m looking for. I tried a plug-in I had not seen before. Delicious Bookmarks. This extension integrates your browser with del.icio.us (del.icio.us/), the leading social bookmarking service on the…

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Wikis and WYSIWYG

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It is sad that the best editors that come native with wikis are in non-opensource products. eg. Jotspot (which has just been bought by Google), Seedwiki and Wikispaces for instance. It’s to do with markup language. Mediawiki is probably the premiere OS wiki. There are several efforts to get a wysiwyg editor to work with…

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Web 2.0 tools

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Web 2.0 tools

There was a Comunities of Practice workshop on Friday folowing the CPE conference with Etienne Wenger. He shared a neat new diagram developed with Nancy White and John Smith, addressing the tensions inherent in community life (for example the individual vs the group), and how different technologies can assist in managing the tension. It is…

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