Archive for May 2004
infed . What is informal education, where does it happen and how does it fit in? [via Psybertron]
Shared bookmarks for del.icio.us user Synesthesia on 2004-5-29 Brainstorming Topic Maps: Keywords: KM Scobleizer: Some interesting stats about E-Bay: Keywords: Business Drive – An RDF Parser for the .NET Platform: Keywords: Development, DotNet, RDF Extended Random Regression Testing: Keywords: Testing RSS2Outlook: Interesting tool to take an RSS feed of dates and create Outlook calendar events [...]
RSS2Outlook – the beginnings of a tool that will have lots of uses. [via Contentious]
Shared bookmarks for del.icio.us user Synesthesia on 2004-5-28 Regular Expressions for UK Formats: Keywords: Development, RegEx DEV310: Top 10 Tricks for a Killer ASP.NET Web Application: Keywords: Development, DotNet Weblogs @ Regex Advice: Keywords: RegEx Comparing Computer Languages: Keywords: Development Freedom to Tinker: Must-Read Copyright Articles: Keywords: IPR Microsoft Office InfoPath 2003 SP-1 Examples, Book, [...]
My Brilliant Failure: Wikis In Classrooms Heather James’ experiences using wiki as a teaching adjunct.
“Social Origins of Good Ideas”:http://web.mit.edu/sorensen/www/SOGI.pdf (PDF) via “Phil Jones”:http://www.nooranch.com/synaesmedia/wiki/wiki.cgi?HomePage in earlier “comment”:http://www.synesthesia.co.uk/blog/archives/2004/05/10/unpredictable-emergence-of-learning/#comment-148
This is very very funny, and deeply scary at the same time! (these people have nukes!)
Textism: Tools: Textile Interactive tester for Textile
Conversational Blogging Dina Mehta writes her blog as if it was spoken and contrasts Ming’s similar view with Dave Pollard.
Make Your Partner Look Good Applying the lessons of improv comedy to business change.
Editing Wordpress template to show inline linkblog
Suw Charman has an excellent post on the whole Lawrence Lessig "Free Culture" thing. Drawing on that I start to bounce around a few thoughts about the factors that differentiate areas receptive to the Creative Commons idea and ponder how to link in the commercial needs of large media companies...
What I'm trying to achieve is an inline-linkblog type effect, with the posts to the quicklink category being displayed all together after all of that days main posts (if any).
At present (as you can see) they are displaying at the bottom of the page. What I want to do is find how to trap the date header code in each loop...
Shared bookmarks for del.icio.us user Synesthesia on 2004-5-23 WordPress wp-layout.css Explained: Keywords: MT->WP Photo Matt � On Asides: Keywords: MT->WP WordPress › Install WordPress files and blog in different directories: Keywords: MT->WP Meyerweb: Tools: WordPress Plugins and Hacks: Keywords: MT->WP Microsoft e-learning Security Clinics: Keywords: Development, Security
In the process of moving to Wordpress. Some feature not working yet.
Shared bookmarks for del.icio.us user Synesthesia on 2004-5-18 HBS Working Knowledge: Career Effectiveness: The Trap of Overwhelming Demands: Keywords: Management idly.org � Fixing MT URLs for WP: Keywords: MT->WP WordPress Wiki – MT-Redirect: Keywords: MT->WP Setting Clear Priorities – Computerworld: Keywords: Management LibraryPlanet.com � MT Keywords to WP Slugs: Keywords: MT->WP PapaScott: MT to WordPress: [...]
In celebration of the greasy spoon
Advice by Esther Derby on how to focus on what's important
In this excerpt from the new book A Bias for Action, Heike Bruch and the late Sumantra Ghoshal look at a work hazard that managers often confront.
Shared bookmarks for del.icio.us user Synesthesia on 2004-5-16 C A R T H I K . N E T � Moving from movable type to WordPress: Keywords: MT->WP WordPress Tutorials: How to Import MovableType Entries into your WordPress Blog: Keywords: MT->WP WordPress Support › coming from Moveable Type: Info on redirecting old archives Keywords: MT->WP
WikidPad - wiki notebook/outliner for windows
Shared bookmarks for del.icio.us user Synesthesia on 2004-5-12 Journal of Memetics – Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission: Keywords: KM, Memetics TDD – Refactor Sooner To Avoid Throwing Away Tests: Keywords: Development, Testing Watching Alone: Social Capital and Public Service Broadcasting (PDF): Keywords: Broadcasting, Social_Capital Guard the Application Layer – Pundit – CIO Magazine Apr 15,2004: [...]
Good summary of this group process for establishing priorities
A new study shows learning how to juggle can actually change the structure of the brain in adults and increase areas involved in thought and processing.
Watching Alone: Social Capital and Public Service Broadcasting - a report by economist Martin Brookes sponsored by BBC and The Work Foundation
...or why we should lay off 'best practice' in KM. PDF of 2003 paper by Dave Snowden
Shared bookmarks for del.icio.us user Synesthesia on 2004-5-10 StickyMinds.com : Column info : So Many Tests, So Little Time: Keywords: Project_Management, Testing Thinking about software licensing for a small ISV and the issue of open source: Keywords: IPR John McWhirter Articles: Keywords: NLP
An interesting synchronicity of posts that relate to the learning that happens between areas of expertise.
Tony Goodson on how indulging in 'tinkering about' somehow primes him for 'Butterfly Moments' that change his world.
'common pitfalls that can keep you you from reaching your perfect new job.'
The importance of looking beyond skills and competencies in recruitment.
Can absence make a team grow stronger? Erik van Bekkum comments on HBR article about teams that work better from a distance.
Virtual Audio Cable is a Windows multimedia driver allowing you to transfer audio (wave) streams from one application to another.
Mark Pilgrim is doing interesting things with Atom feeds and XSL to make feeds look good in a browser...
Suw Charman writes a long article on the benefits (and also the drawbacks) of being a generalist. I can empathise with this and wonder how we could better measure and recognise the contributions of generalists...
DNS Stuff: DNS tools, WHOIS, tracert, ping, and other network tools.
Tristan Louis has worked out how many computers Google has by reverse-engineering their IPO
Keith Ray points to document by Thoughtworks
Commentary by MonkeyX on Clay Shirky's 'Situated Software' essay
George Por offers an online experiment to explore the factors contributing to the growth of collective intelligence
A couple of observations from my visit to "Sin City"
Blog meetup - 'Doc':http://doc.weblogs.com/, 'Cory':http://www.craphound.com/, 'Danah':http://www.zephoria.org/thoughts/, 'Suw':http://chocnvodka.blogware.com/blog, 'Matt':http://matt.blogs.it/, 'James':http://www.imajes.info/, 'Tom':http://www.plasticbag.org/, 'Gary':http://weblog.garyturner.net/index.html, 'Tom':http://www.sparklefluff.com/blatantoptimism/, 'Paul':http://www.paranoidfish.org/ and 'Euan':http://www.theobviousblog.net/ plus others who I have no URL for...