Noted: WordPress and WordPress MU to Merge (Technosailor.com_ via @ http://tinyurl.com/kru8vw
Getting ready for Commencement. http://bit.ly/luXAI
Noted: 25 Tools : A Toolbox for Learning Professionals 2009 version http://tinyurl.com/nr92h6
Noted: Collaboration Services (eConsultant) http://tinyurl.com/6oor6s
Noted: 14 (now 18) alternatives and additions to basecamp. - digitalquery http://tinyurl.com/5gxb4s
@Mike_Schlechter Welcome to Twitter! Look forward to following you.
Brainstorming a wonderful concept for coaching student writers.
Noted: Preparing Your Information for Disaster (The Simple Dollar) http://tinyurl.com/pyv4mh
Noted: Book: With Purpose: Going from Success to Significance in Work and Life (Ken Dychtwald) http://tinyurl.com/p7e7rk
Noted: WebVisions 2009 notes (Jay Collier) http://tinyurl.com/ra8djn
Noted: Global Voices (Hulu) http://tinyurl.com/phlpln
Noted: The Hunt For Gollum http://tinyurl.com/d2wu64
Noted: Paper Highlights Pros and Cons of Twittering at Academic Conferences (Chronicle.com) http://tinyurl.com/okntzz
Noted: Chinese rally around waitress nabbed in communist slay (BostonHerald.com) http://tinyurl.com/qkr37h
Another dimmable CFL burned out. Aren’t they supposed to last forever? Good for environment … or scam?
@josephkibe Please share your suggestions for evaluations of Sotomayor’s credentials.
Catching up on my local newspapers. The real benefit: a single collection of the best from local, national, and international sources.
Apple blossoms, lilacs, and phlox all in bloom at the same time.
Noted: Scorecard http://www.scorecard.org/
RT @lbjay: “Maturity makes ‘yes’ easier. No is for the young and intellectually lazy.”
Noted: Opera: State of the Mobile Web report http://www.opera.com/smw/
Noted: Wolfram|Alpha: “population of maine versus vermont” http://tinyurl.com/o5mr55
Noted: Geekcorps http://www.geekcorps.org/
Over and out from Web Visions 2009. Great sessions! #wv09
RT @caseorganic: Thanks! I look forward to reading, understanding, and integrating your work.
Noted: Tweeting Too Hard http://tinyurl.com/cktt9x
Noted: Shizzow http://www.shizzow.com/
RT @josephkibe: The person who coined the term “infotainment” should be barred from speaking, writing and otherwise communicating.
Noted: 404 (Tinsanity.net) http://tinsanity.net/404
Noted: TripIt | Online travel itinerary and trip planner http://www.tripit.com/
Noted: lil’grams http://lilgrams.com/
Noted: Khoi Vinh (Subtraction.com) http://tinyurl.com/jzdsg
Noted: Mindcasting: defining the form, spreading the meme (Jay Rosen) http://tinyurl.com/qvkchu
Noted: NYC Resistor - Electronics, Hacking, Classes, and Workspace. http://tinyurl.com/3ateyq
Noted: Reprap http://tinyurl.com/ywb24g
Noted: Shapeways | passionate about creating http://www.shapeways.com/
Noted: Instructables - Make, How To, and DIY http://tinyurl.com/hfzfj
Eric Peterson: Not everyone is influential in Twitter. It’s not about number of followers. Signal + generosity + velocity + clout. #wv09
Eric Peterson: Web analytics data and information is useless without insights and recommendations that improve business processes. #wv09
Eric Peterson: For every $ you invest in analytics technology (incl. equivalence for free services), spend one $ for staff. #wv09
Noted: Beware the Social Media Charlatans (PC World) http://tinyurl.com/r7yj6s
Spool: Not about money, methodologies, dogma. Focus on great tricks and techniques and observing how people really use UX (iteration) #wv09
Spool: Look at what people really want to do. #wv09
Spool: Be sure to include “inukshuk” content: personal and meaningful. “Likeness of a real person.” http://bit.ly/fhnCx
Spool: Organizations that are risk-averse produce crap. #wv09
Spool: Good judgement comes from experience, and good experience comes from bad judgements. Seeking source. #wv09
Spool: In the last six weeks, have you rewarded a team member for creating a major design failure? #wv09
Spool: In the last six weeks, have you spent more than 2 hours watching someone use either your design or a competitor’s? #wv09
Spool: Can everyone on the team describe the experience of using your design will be 5 years from now? #wv09
Spool: Core attributes for successful user experience design teams: vision, feedback, culture #wv09
Spool: No evidence that templates result in quality designs. #wv09
Spool: Use a big, rich toolbox and know how to get the most out of the tools. #wv09
Noted: The Art of Writing Great Twitter Headlines (Copyblogger) http://tinyurl.com/cthkh4
Choosing sessions for #wv09. Multiple good options for each.
Seniors: The Senior Survey is on the Garnet Gateway - take the survey and give Bates your parting thoughts!
Noted: News: Extra, Extra, Go to WWW… (Inside Higher Ed) http://tinyurl.com/r72jz7
Noted: Study: ‘Confuse-reframe’ sales pitch works (UPI.com) http://tinyurl.com/obha8a
@lonniehodge One reason I tweet: to learn what’s important to New Media students in China! Please talk amongst yourselves.
Noted: Searching Twitter for Fun and Profit (HighEdWebTech) http://tinyurl.com/prsryk
How to both support the college brand (controlled) and also encourage freedom of voice #nitle
Lafayette is investigating BuddyPress for a second phase deployment after basic MU. #nitle
Lafayette is rolling out WordPress MU for students. Challenge is getting people to create content. #nitle
Lafayette recently hired a new VP of communications, with hopes for more efforts into social media. #nitle
Allegheny trains students on editorial and content styles. Trust students as college spokespeople. Keep a close eye. @mrichwalsky
At Allegheny, public affairs office is stewarding use across campus. Best results with custom content, i.e., Flickr > Twitter. @mrichwalsky
Facebook and Twitter started out as experimental at Allegheny College. Now planning for year-long theme on social change. @mrichwalsky
“What activities has your campus undertaken to use social media in campus outreach?” #nitle
RT @mrichwalsky: Participating in NITLE Listening Session.
Noted: A List Apart: Articles: Community: From Little Things, Big Things Grow http://tinyurl.com/4l7f3m
Noted: ArtScope | Explore Modern Art (SFMOMA via TidBITS) http://tinyurl.com/cto5sj
RT @TrentGear: “Ahhh I got into university! Bates College here I come!”