I really like the Internet Movie Database (IMDB). It is the largest freely available database of movie related data. I use it mainly for two things: Whenever I see an actor or actress in a movie and cannot remember in which movie I have seen that person before. IMDB list all the actors/actresses in the … Continue reading Where is IMDB’s API?
About two years ago I had to change the way I got to work. I used to take the train and would spend all that time reading. Suddenly I had to drive a car and it felt like I was wasting my time. That is until I found out about podcasting. I have about ten … Continue reading Top 10 Podcasts for the Technophile
My employer, Stoas Learning, organized a Moodle seminar today. I did two presentations in the morning (both of them in Dutch). The first one was titled: "Moodle 2.0, een sneak preview". I discussed the new features that will appear in Moodle 2.0 and did a quick demo of how you can use the repository API … Continue reading Presentations on Moodle 2.0 and on Moodle, Mahara and Elgg
Over the next couple of weeks I will write a series of blog posts about corporate social networking. I will be looking at some open source tools that can facilitate the creation of these kind of networks in a corporate setting and I will try and make a business case for why you want to … Continue reading Corporate Social Networking Part 1: Elgg
My favourite gadget of all time is the Psion 5MX. EPOC, its operating system, was sheer genius. It had a great interface and was a joy to use. EPOC became Symbian S80 and when the lack of Internet functionality of the Psion became too bothersome I decided to switch to a Nokia 9500, then to … Continue reading A SnapAsk Widget for Symbian S60