Archive for June, 2005

Alan's ptWiki

Thursday, June 30th, 2005

So here's Alan's ptWiki. It's made with PhpTiddlyWiki, which may or may not be a "real" Wiki but seems to work ok for what it is. The uses I can imagine for such a thing include a course dictionary or thesaurus project or perhaps the dep't private pages.

Java(TM) Boutique - Tutorial - Inversion of Control: A Mechanism for Highly Flexible Applications

Thursday, June 30th, 2005

Must check out this Java(TM) tutorial on 'Inversion of Control' (which came in through the Jars Newsletter) - to see if it's related to what I deal with in my listener-aware items that are used for variables etc in gex.

Google Earth - Temporarily Closed

Thursday, June 30th, 2005

Google Earth - Temporarily Closed

Independent Online Edition > Features

Wednesday, June 29th, 2005

Looks like a good article on JPSartre by Paul Lichfield in the Independent - via Arts&Letters Daily

Guardian Unlimited | Online | Patent absurdity

Wednesday, June 29th, 2005

Guardian Unlimited | Online | Patent absurdity

Joho the Blog: New in BlogBridge

Wednesday, June 29th, 2005

Joho the Blog: New in BlogBridge

Wireless Access: The Next Great Municipal Crisis

Tuesday, June 28th, 2005

eWeek's Larry Seltzer dumps on Philadelphia's plan for wireless internet infrastructure. He claims to be making a technical argument about security, but it's really just a disguised attack on public ownership.

www.MichaelGeist.ca

Tuesday, June 21st, 2005

Michael Geist is an Ottawa law professor with the right attitude towards copyright issues. Bill C-60 makes it illegal for consumers to make personal copies of material for which they have already paid for that right by means of the thieving "media levy" (which forced me to pay a bunch of record companies for the […]

EdTechPost:

Monday, June 20th, 2005

Scott Leslie reviews EdTechPost: "Finally, a free lunch: The benefits of an open source VLE" - Report on Oxford's Use of Boddington and links to a repot on a UK open source LMS

Edge-Goldstein-Godel

Monday, June 20th, 2005

EdgeBooks interview with Rebecca Goldstein on Edge: G�DEL AND THE NATURE OF MATHEMATICAL TRUTH

Interactive Whiteboards

Monday, June 20th, 2005

These Interactive Whiteboards seem to be becoming affordable

Rethinking Mathematics - Rethinking Schools Online

Monday, June 20th, 2005

Must remind self to look at this: Rethinking Mathematics - Rethinking Schools Online

Afterhours in the Juniverse - Archives for December, 2002

Wednesday, June 15th, 2005

At last the rest of the world has caught up to where June Lester was in 2002.

Templeton Foundation

Monday, June 6th, 2005

Templeton Foundation "Power of Purpose" Essay by Augie Turak

Plugin Peeve

Monday, June 6th, 2005

When pages like THIS require a plugin, after you click the plugin icon, the browser says "After installing the plugin, Click here", but the installation process requires you to close all apps, including the browser.

TheStar.com - Just give me that old-time atheism!

Sunday, June 5th, 2005

TheStar.com - Just give me that old-time atheism! Salman Rushdie replies in the Toronto Star to Dylan Evans The 21st Century Atheistin the Guardian. Evans identifies religion as "a kind of art, which only a child could mistake for reality and which only a child would reject for being false" and faults authors such as […]

Alertbox: Ten Years (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

Wednesday, June 1st, 2005

Alertbox: Ten Years (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox) Perhaps the most important criterion for usability of the web as a whole is our common adherence to accepted standards, and perhaps the most fundamental standard of all is the language of communication (in this case English). So it is unfortunate that in his 10th anniversary posting Mr Nielsen […]