Information literacy – an important LIFE skill


This You Tube video produced by an American high school girl has a great twist on information literacy. It’s not just about an important skill to help in education — it’s a skill for life!…

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RSS advertising – it was just a matter of time…


As I was trawling through my RSS feeds via my iGoogle interface, I saw that ads have infiltrated RSS — although I had to scroll to see the branding. I suppose it was going to…

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Shame on you NY Times and Michiko Kakutani!


Y’know – perhaps the Harry Potter series is one of the most profitable entertainment media franchises to come along in a while — but when I’d heard there were spoilers due to an online book…

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You can pick your tools


In communication and education, we are bombarded with an ever-increasing barrage of you-beaut tools, tricks, tips and sites designed to make our communications and teaching more effective. To illustrate the point for a presentation I…

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Talking ’bout my generation – not!


In an attempt to design products, services and marketing messages tailor-made to entice particular age brackets of people, it would seem that the “generations” are getting re-segmented. Being born in 1965, I’ve found myself over…

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