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Friendfeed: I’m doing it wrong

I’ve been putting together a workshop on social media for the Physics department here at Leicester. It’s two hours to cover Web 2.0, so to cover it all I’d have to work at the rate of 1.0 per hour. Instead I’ve opted to cover a small range of...

Teaching, Web2.0 and Teaching Web2.0

Yesterday I was at an event organised with the HEA centre for Biosciences, Enhancing learning through Web2.0. I thought it was a very good day. I didn’t get exactly what I wanted out of the day. What I was hoping for something to help me build a workshop for...

Fund your project via the web

I saw an interesting funding opportunity on ReadWriteWeb and, because it’s only open to Americans, I thought to share it. Kickstarter.com looks like it could be useful for funding small-scale academic projects. The idea is simple enough, you look through the various...

The 2009 site revision

I’ve started to consolidate various web presences into one Me Portal as Kimberly Alderman called it. It means moving from WordPress.com because in the end a hosted solution isn’t flexible enough. I’d still highly recommend WordPress.com, especially...

Bookmarklets: Tech Tuesday

Today’s entry is simple, if you already know what I’m talking about. If you don’t then the name ‘bookmarklet’ isn’t that helpful, especially if you use Internet Explorer where bookmarks are called favorites. Bookmarklets are buttons...