Monthly Archives: November 2006


Sean McDunnoough must have noticed I was in SL earlier (or guessed I was there) as he skyped me immediately introducing me to BlogHud, a blogging system for residents in Second Life, or as they poetically put it, a live … Continue reading

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SL first reactions

Last weekend I was at my parents (85 and 79). I happened to read an article about SL in a local magazine and started commenting it with my mother who could not understand what I was talking about. As they … Continue reading

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Debut in Second Life

Snapshot_029Originally uploaded by joannamkay. My First Life is adventurous, busy and disorganized and as a result I am going quite insane with all the work stacked on the table, meetings and deadlines. Among my many good resolutions, I promised myself … Continue reading

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Congress for Cybersociety

I have enrolled for the 3rd Online Congress for Cybersociety,organized by Fobsic (an organization from Catalunya). I do not have much to say but very interested in following the conversations in the different forums. You are allowed to choose 6 … Continue reading

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FlickrCC is an ingenious hack signed by Peter Shanks, allowing you to easily find photos on flickr that were released under the creative commons license. I will suggest it as a must-have on all my students’ blogs. There is a … Continue reading

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Edublog Awards

Personal vs. business dimensions of employee blogging: my weblog Originally uploaded by beewebhead. Josie Fraser announces for the third time the Edublog Awards, which recognizes and promotes excellence in the educational use of social software. I won it in 2004 … Continue reading

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Leigh Blackall has just pointed to Wikiversity, a community hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation for the creation and use of free learning materials and activities. He and Bronwyn Hegarty from Otago Polytech have taken the initiative of building a new … Continue reading

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Unbounded Freedom

Unbounded Freedom is a very recent blog and also a guide to Creative Commons thinking for cultural organizations by Rosemary Bechler, a freelance writer and commissioning editor who helped to found Open Democracy. The guide can be downloaded from the … Continue reading

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