Leadership

some kind of new stuff from yahoo…

yahoo pipes (rss feed & aggregator)http://pipes.yahoo.com/ and 360 which seems set to take on umm. myspace(? facebook?)http://360.yahoo.com/ …and then there is new aol video website which also has taken the place of the wonderful multimedia search engine, singing fish. From what I’ve read elsewhere, singingfish was purchased by aol in 2003, but they have just recently taken down the whole site.

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Is Wikipedia an ‘expert’ site?

Know it all: Can Wikipedia Conquor Expertise?' http://tinyurl.com/gckod Excerpt:On March 1st, Wikipedia, the online interactive encyclopedia, hit the million-articles mark, with an entry on Jordanhill, a railway station in suburban Glasgow. Its author, Ewan MacDonald, posted a single sentence about the station at 11 P.M., local time; over the next twenty-four hours, the entry was edited more than four hundred times, by dozens of people. ...

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more on myspace

myspace and other online social networking things are kind of interesting, ya know? Although blogs/journals have an aspect of social networking, especially with the use of feeds, comments, and blogrolling/links tools, social networking online really started to take off with six degrees. The Six degrees community was loosely based on the kevin bacon game which is loosely based on the play six degrees of separation ...

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more links: digital universe & project earth

Checkout this fascinating resource: http://www.digitaluniverse.net/ “The Digital Universe is an intuitively organized, multimedia Web that will inform, educate, engage and involve people worldwide. The mission is to realize the Internet’s potential as an open, non-commercial medium that inspires creativity, communication, collaboration and education.” “The Digital Universe will consist of an encyclopedia, library, archive, multimedia learning center, news source, web directory, and more. The central focus ...

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Open Access Project from UT

ok, this is totally snaked off of a listserv so that I can spend more time with it later: http://www.lib.utk.edu/newfoundpress/Newfound Press is a new digital imprint from the University of TennesseeUniversity Libraries. All its publications will be Open Access. From the site: Today’s scholarly publishing environment presents a strategic opportunity foracademic libraries to expand their role in the publications process.Universities are both creators and consumers ...

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