Google’s terms of service for Picasa just stink!

I am looking for an option for sharing my photos with family and friends.  I like the licence agreement afforded by flickr, but sadly I would also like a client interface that provides simple and efficient synchronisation of my photo albums.  I want to be able to add my tags, captions, titles, descriptions and photo... Continue Reading →

Do you eat your own dogfood?

We are constantly promoting the use of social networking services to our teaching staff at CQUni as potential learning and teaching tools.  The educational technology landscape is abuzz with talk about reflective blogs, collaborative wikis and so on.  Of the roughly 139 papers presented at ASCILITE 2008 in Melbourne, 22 (~ 16%) were specifically related... Continue Reading →

Social Networking for Learning Designers – Cloudworks

I recently attended the ASCILITE 2008 conference in Melbourne Australia.  I attended a presentation discussing the notion of social networking for learning designers and a social networking application called Cloudworks.  The idea was quite simple - apply the concept of social networking to facilitate the sharing of ideas around learning designs.  Cloudworks is an initiative... Continue Reading →

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