A couple of weeks ago I forgot my iPad on the train. After getting over the initial overwhelming feelings of idiocy on my part, I started thinking a bit deeper about the consequences and whether I had taken sensible precautions to mitigate those consequences. The Problems A couple of problems dawned on me: I had … Continue reading Quick Lessons From Losing an iPad
Arjen Vrielink and I write a monthly series titled: Parallax. We both agree on a title for the post and on some other arbitrary restrictions to induce our creative process. For this post we agreed to write about a new technology using Linux Format's "What on Earth is ...?" style (see example on Android). We … Continue reading What on Earth is RSS Cloud?
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
"Mashups & Widgets are the Future of the LMS" was the title of the talk by Bryan Polivka of the Laureate Higher Education Group. This is a group that runs 36 universities over the world. All of these universities have different methodologies, styles and cultures. It is Bryan's challenge to find solutions that work for … Continue reading Learning 2008: Mashups & Widgets are the Future of the LMS