As an experiment I've put below links to the 20 or so FriendFeed postings I've written over the last few weeks.
9/1/2010. Funding Wikipedia through adverts. A discussion is underway.
8/1/2010. Mediactive - some principles for media creator/users by Dan Gilmour.
7/1/2010. 2020 visions - Nature has a series of brief essays by leading researchers and policy-makers about where different scientific fields will be in 10 years. https://ff.im/dXEHt
6/1/2010. Massive increase in words consumed - well-informed précis by Donald Clark from “How Much Information? 2009 Report on American Consumers" by Roger Bohn and James Short.
5/1/2010. Reprieve encourages people to sign the No10 petition for a coroner’s inquest into the circumstances of Akmal Shaikh’s execution in China.
5/1/2010. The night sky in the World - wonderful Italian site about the light-polluted night sky, and where the pollution is least and most.
4/1/2010. IPPR’s "Global Dimensions if the Financial Crisis" by Gerry Holtham, Managing Partner, Cadwyn Capital LLP - 8 pages of worthwhile insight.
23/12/2009. Rewiring Inclusion: Strategies, Tools and Techniques to promote barrier-free learning. ALT/Techdis event on February 8/9 2010 in Nottingham. With many workshops, and with speakers from Google, Yahoo!, universities and colleges.
21/12/2009. "The Programming Historian" - an Open Access introduction to programming in Python, aimed at working historians and other humanists (sic) with little previous experience".
19/12/2009. Universal Package Tracking Service, built on the Google App Engine (a cloud based service on which developers can build and deploy systems without faffing about with their own infrastructure). Next: a universal assignment-and-where-it-is-in-the-marking queue tracker?
16/12/2009. The Digital Divide in Numbers: TVs, PCs, Internet users, Mobile around the world. Fascinating piece by Tomi T Ahonen who understands marketing and digital convergence.
14/12/20-9. Long piece by Dick Moore about the impact on learner, learning, and the organisation of learning, of always on networked location-aware hand-held devices.
13/12/2009. Military use of consumer technology. Interesting piece in the Economist about military use of consumer technology.
12/12/2009. OpenStreetMap - impressive wiki-based open mapping activity/business/campaign, with 90,000 contributors. The aim? To make a free map of the world.
9/12/2009. How Google Can Help Newspapers. Alan Patrick writes a tongue-in-cheek (?) parody of a piece by Eric Schmidt's in the Wall Street Journal piece.
6/12/2009. Credit not Charity the Kiva Way - nice piece by Dick Moore in Tools and Taxonomy about the Kiva model for supporting economic development.