See you in Second Life

See you in Second Life, originally uploaded by kerryank. I’m going to have a go at attending the NSW LearnScope’s Annual Conference and Celebrations in Second Life that’s taking place tomorrow and Friday. It’s located on the island of jokaydia – here’s the SLURL: http://slurl.com/secondlife/jokaydia/114/153/23  

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What I learned from Podcamp

There’s a whole grab bag of things I learned/heard that resonated with me/observed/gave me food for a hungry brain at camp over the weekend. Here they are in no particular order: Podcasting is like early television – mimicking an earlier form of communication. As a medium, it hasn’t yet found its unique range of expression. Niche programming, tailored not only to a specific target audience but to a specific interest of a specific target audience…

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Social network in your pocket – Nick Cowie

New ways of using mobile phones – for entertainment, business, social networking, various forms of communications, — cities with long commutes, different uses. Disadvantages: Screen Size, input methods, different OSs and browsers, Javascript and RIA, data cost and speed, context. Advantags: always there, immediate, personal. Apps on phones: RSS, podcasts, blogs, Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia, mobile specific web sites – wow!

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