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{ Monthly Archives } November 2006

Is this what mainstream feels like?

So, while watching server logs and signups like it’s going out of style, I realized that this crazy idea might actually be catching on… Thanks, Cristian Lupsa, Contributor to The Christian Science Monitor! Do you need a Web publicist? Wednesday, Nov 29, 2006 – Christian Science Monitor Thursday, Nov 30, 2006 – USAToday

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MySpace is okay, but don’t post it at the mall

David Weinberger relates a story from his recent New Hampshire visit to speak at the Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference: One teacher said that a parent printed out his daughter’s MySpace page and told her he was going to post it at the mall. When the daughter objected, mortified, the parent explained that MySpace is as […]

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So this is fun. Today, I realized I could probably get back online and functional (it’s been offline since March due to a lack of data to parse and graph). It turns out, it was only a few lines of code to tweak and upload. And it works – Meta Cloudy — The full […]

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OpenID activity in the TextDrive forums

I’ve recently been answering questions in the TextDrive forums about OpenID. There is a genuine growing interest in this burgeoning technology and a sense of excitement when people figure out what it can do and why it’s a good thing. OpenID works for you in a couple different ways: 1) You can use your OpenID […]

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Information Literacy is a necessary skill

Nate Anderson, over at Ars Technica, has a tidy write-up on our children’s coming information literacy tests. The college-bound students of the next few years may very well have a new test to get through – in addition to the SAT or the ACT. Students today are more connected than ever. They have email, mobile […]

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