networking

7 things you should know about ….

series of articles from educause regarding new technologies, impacts of technology, etc. including –creative commons–open journaling–digital storytelling–map mashups as well as the common suspects (facebook, youtube, virtual communities, blogging, etc.) interesting that opensource as a community and force hasn’t been addressed yet. http://www.educause.edu/content.asp?page_id=7495&bhcp=1

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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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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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Umm… reference service? (includes links)

Ok, I don’t know if this is cool or scary.————————————-Atlanta’s own Brian Mathews has come up with an innovative way to create unobtrusive library presence in the world of social software. Brian, the Distance Learning Services and Mechanical Engineering Librarian (wow) at Georgia Tech, runs his “ubiquitous reference model” by searching GA Tech students’ Xanga and LiveJournal pages for library-related terms such as library, paper, ...

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Umm… reference service? (includes links)

Ok, I don’t know if this is cool or scary.————————————-Atlanta’s own Brian Mathews has come up with an innovative way to createunobtrusive library presence in the world of social software. Brian, the Distance Learning Services and Mechanical Engineering Librarian(wow) at Georgia Tech, runs his “ubiquitous reference model” by searching GATech students’ Xanga and LiveJournal pages for library-related terms such aslibrary, paper, and class. When he ...

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