Here’s a useful tool for small web meetings, ie. up to 20 attendees: Vyew "Vyew is a browser-based conferencing and always-on collaboration platform that provides instant visual communication without the need for client downloads or installations."

What is informal learning?

Jay Cross has made an extensive posting in his Informal Learning blog about informal learning.  It really captures all the important points about informal learning that you need to know.  Here’s a clip: "People acquire the skills they use at work informally – talking, observing others, trial-and-error, and simply working with people in the know. […]

The Google Jockey

When I first saw 7 Things You Should Know About Google Jockeying mentioned, I didn’t really pay much attention, but a couple of blog postings by others, including Stephen Downes, made me look closer.  Then yesterday (May 19), I read this article by Robin Good, Internet Searching Graduates To Classroom Lecturing Assistant: The Google Jockey […]

Social Software in Academia

And here’s an article for education on the new Web 2.0 tools called social software. Social Software in Academia "Considerable buzz has appeared on the Internet over a group of new tools labeled social software. These tools can expand discussion beyond the classroom and provide new ways for students to collaborate and communicate within their […]

Web 2.0 Meets The Enterprise

This is another interesting article that looks at the use of Web 2.0 technologies in the organisation Web 2.0 meets the enterprise "Depending on your perspective, Web 2.0 is either the latest fad, old ideas in new packaging, or a real change in thinking that business and IT executives need to take very seriously. My […]


ThinkFree is a new product that I’ve just discovered in beta "Create Microsoft Office compatible word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation files." There’s two versions ThinkFree Office and ThinkFree Online

Google Notebook

Google Notebook has just been launched Google Notebook "Google Notebook makes web research of all kinds – from planning a vacation to researching a school paper to buying a car – easier and more efficient by enabling you to clip and gather information even while you’re browsing the web. And since Google Notebook lives in […]