I am off to a training course for the rest of the week there will be limited, if any, blogging from today until the weekend as it is one of those course where you have case study work in the evenings.
Based on this article from The Sydney Morning Herald, why on earth would you want to live in Sydney? I kind of feel glad I now live in Melbourne. In reading the article it is hard to imagine why it was illegal until recently to install rain water tanks!
Amy Bellinger from Learn and Teach Online has found a new site for podcasting within education called Education Podcast Network, or EPN for short. The site looks to be setting itself up as a directory of sorts within the education space on podcasts and blogs. The directory looks like it has been built using RSSContinue reading “Education podcasting”
For the last 3 months I have been wanting a Tablet PC, specifically the Toshiba M200, and since returning from BlogTalk Downunder this want has increased. Why? Firstly I got to see Mick Stanic’s up close and personal and I got to use the iBurst wireless broadband. My personal view is Tablet PC + WirelessContinue reading “Tablet PC’s in Education”
James Farmer has begun to formulate some thoughts on the comments question posed by Mark Bernstein at Blogtalk Downunder, what a debate this will be! Having spent a fair bit of time discussing this with James during the conference it will be interesting to see where this goes and what the rest of blogosphere thinksContinue reading “To comment or not comment that is the question”
The University of Michigan is running a course on blogs, Jeremy Wright is planning to conduct a review of them over the next few days.
I have blogged about this before, now it seems that it mainstream news organisations are picking up on the trend. Why is this important? Because two things will now happen, firstly some oversight will take place to ensure that privacy and security of these services is satisfactory, and there will be more growth in theContinue reading “Corporate surveillance”
Jim Ware from The Future of Work Weblog points to an article by Sandra Gittlen of Network World on presence and instant messaging (IM). Sandra raises some of the issues with presence aware applications like IM, but does not seem to provide solutions. This might be because solutions involve you naming vendors. She provides aContinue reading “Presence in your organisation”
Another article from the Australian on the launch of the Sage brand in Australia. I see a period of consolidation is in place within the Australian HR/Payroll vendor market, which is probably overdue as the features required in a modern HRMS requires significant investment and I do not see that most second tier vendors haveContinue reading “Sage growth in Australia”
An interesting article from the Australian a couple of days ago on the possible taging of sex offenders with GPS devices. A interesting idea, it kind of reminds me of the early 1990’s movie Fortress. But seriously think of the data that would be collected and the security required to ensure that the system wasContinue reading “GPS tags for sex offenders”