SocialTech round up


Image: ‘Interactive Color Wall @ Wired Nextfest 2006′ by Adam Arroyo

I’ve switched blogging over to SocialTech. You can sign up for the feed, check out the site sidebar for email subscription, or browse the recent posts:

13 Jan 2007: 5 things meme

"slightly depressed that out of the 5, 3 demonstrate my
geeky-to-the-core credentials, 1 relates to my hippy upbringing, and 1
is inexplicable, even to me."

9 Jan 2007: Guardian profiles the 2006 Edublog Awards

"There are increasingly examples of whole institutional use of social software, the campus wide implementation of Elgg at the University of Brighton is a great illustration of cutting-edge practice happening in UK education."

7 Jan 2007: e-Safety, ongoing

"However much evidence and experience we have of the importance of
technology (particularly social software and user generated content
sites and tools) for formal and informal learning, citizenship and
participation (‘voice and choice’), for creativity and innovation, DOPA
pointed up the retrograde potential of one well placed moral panic."

3 Jan 2007: Placeblogger

"A placeblog is an act of sustained attention to a particular place over time
It can be done by one person, a defined group of people, or in a way that’s open to community contribution
It’s not a newspaper, though it may contain random acts of journalism
It’s about the lived experience of a place"