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Demoing Out Loud (#wolweek and #DevLearn)

Clark Quinn

Demoing is a form of working out loud, right? So I recently was involved in a project with Learnnovators where we designed some demo elearning (on the workplace of the future), and documented the thinking behind it. Second, if you’ll be at DevLearn next week, I’ll be demoing the resulting course at the DemoFest (table 84).

Impressive startups! Report from PushStart Australian accelerator Demo Day

Ross Dawson

Yeseterday afternoon I went to PushStart’s demo day for their first intake. Incubators and accelerators are blossoming all over the world, with in Australia the seed accelerator space represented most prominently by StartMate , PushStart , and Melbourne-based AngelCube. I was very impressed by the calibre of the startups presenting.

Slideshare Demo

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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Online Newspaper Software

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Drupal & Hosted Drupal Newspapers Running on Drupal This is a demo site showcasing newspapers running on Drupal, a popular open source content management system. Here's a demo of our site Hosted service, plans at $19, $39, $99 / month For an overview, see the case study Joomla (+ K2 ) and Wordpress newspaper packages - still looking.

Moncton Demo in Support of the Maeng Family

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

By the date of the demonstration, the order had been rescinded. It was good to see the entire community, people of all political stripes, recognize when an injustice had been done and move swiftly to correct it

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Croquet Virtual World Demo

Mark Oehlert

Main | We Lost A Good One Folks.Well Miss You Philip » September 24, 2007 Croquet Virtual World Demo The development of multiple platforms for virtual worlds like Croquet speaks, I think to the power of these environments to form new mediums. Remember how everyone in Close Encounters knew the same notes, there is a feeling of that here.

Xyleme Product Update: Pastiche 2.4 for the iPad – Content monetization and more


Want to see a demo of Pastiche? Announcing Pastiche 2.4! Pastiche 2.4 Pastiche 2.4 also includes the following additional features: Reports.

UX in Public Transit

Adaptive Path

A demo of Transporter sealed the deal. I had the pleasure of speaking at the Oregon Transit Conference this week in sunny Seaside , OR.

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Agile Bay Area #LNDMeetup Mindmap

Clark Quinn

At the end they demo to the stakeholders and reflect. Basically, a backlog is kept of potential new projects. design strategy

PLE Diagram

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Another attempt - this time using Gliffy - to illustrate my own thinking about what a PLE should entail.

Future of Conferences: Why People Attend

Jay Cross

Meet with vendors, see demos, compare products. I’m investigating the future of f2f conferences. Learn the basics of L&D from experts.

What’s hip in learning in France

Jay Cross

I saw some luscious graphics although the company showing this one admitted that it’s just the demo. Buzzwords travel from the U.S.

Reflecting on the State of Enterprise 2.0 as an Organizational Culture Change Agent

Dan Pontefract

And there wasn’t a single technology demo showcased on the main stage, at least to my knowledge. I know. without actually using the term?

How long does it take to select an LMS?

Tony Karrer

I personally like to have demos after you've defined your differentiating use cases and know where the system is likely going to be more challenging. We don't want a standard demo, we want to see how they handle the challenges. I saw a post by Bryan Chapman discussing how long it takes to select an LMS. months. months.

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The World According to TED

David Weinberger

Here’s some info about the 2,200 TED Talks based largely on the tags that TED supplies on its Web site; the data are a few months old. Keep in mind that I am grossly incompetent at this , so I’ve included the SQL queries I used to derive this information so you can see how wrong I’ve gone and can laugh and laugh. 378 of ’em.

BoogyWoogy library browser

David Weinberger

BoogyWoogy is a demo of the sort of thing even a hobbyist like me can write using the Harvard LibraryCloud API. Also, it’s silly.

Introducing Share&Learn

Jane Hart

If you would like to see how this works in practice, I’ve also set up a demo site of Share&Learn for Business. Why is this important?

The MIT of Entrepreneurship Studies

Andy McAfee

Teams also participate in a Demo Day to be held in conjunction with the t=0 Festival in mid-September. Monthly stipend for qualified students.

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Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

The alumni connected over social media and saw demos in Second Life. It’s the biggest frame of the big picture. Let’s talk about performance.”

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Text-to-Speech Examples

Tony Karrer

He could then create part or all of the course using TTS voices instead and we could demo the result. Want to See Your Course as an Example?

EdTech Innovation Conference, May 1-3, 2013

George Siemens

Call for demonstrations: If you (or your company) is doing something innovative in the EdTech space, please consider submitting to provide a demo ( more info here ): The conference organizers are pleased to invite companies, startups, VCs, and researchers to submit a one-paragraph proposal to present at the conference.

Internet Time Blog » Helping customers learn

Jay Cross

It’s 2013. Why are we still in login hell?

Doc Searls

I read it and decide to make a comment under it. I’ve done this before, so I don’t expect problems. I write it and go to log in.

Internet Time Blog » What Second Life is really like

Jay Cross

[avignon] Google’s Cultural Institute

David Weinberger

Steve Crossan, head of the Cultural Institute in Paris, is demo-ing Google’s super spiffy swirling virtual bookcase. The Cultural Institute was set up in April. It’s a group of engineers. They’re building tools and services for the cultural sector, to help people get to online content in an emotionally engaging way.

Review: SharePoint Conference 2011

Dan Pontefract

I recently had the opportunity to attend and speak at SharePoint Conference 2011 in Anaheim, California along with roughly 8,000 other attendees.

$1 million e-learning no more…


In the instructor-led version of the course, you might do a live demo but for the e-Learning you’d use a recorded demo. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Things certainly have changed a lot in that time. My first job out of graduate school was as an Interactive Designer for a small but growing multimedia development firm. Regards!…

Architecture not application: an opportunity

Dave Snowden

Basically we build a demo system post IBM, created v2.0 The first part was generally accepted, the second more controversial. ecology. - Blog - The Wave

Nigel Paine

Google have announced and demoed a work in progress called the Wave. Googles demo at I/O was videoed and you can watch it here. Links. Articles. Presentations. Photos. Discussions. Guestbook. Contact. Send Email. Leadership. Learning. Technology. Links. Articles. Presentations. Photos. Discussions. Guestbook. Contact.

Oculus Thrift

David Weinberger

I just received Google’s Oculus Rift emulator. Given that it’s made of cardboard, it’s all kinds of awesome. Google Cardboard is a poke in Facebook’s eyes. FB bought Oculus Rift , the virtual reality headset, for $2B. Oculus hasn’t yet shipped a product, but its prototypes are mind-melting. Swoon. Not a chance on earth.

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5 impacts of Apple’s app store subscription model on experience design

Adaptive Path

Bottom line: If your trialing/demo experience sucks, people won’t buy your subscription. Today’s announcement by Apple that the App Store will support a subscription model for users to pay creators for digital content is a declaration of the inevitable. The App Store and NetFlix are just the tip of the iceburg.

On @Cluetrain, @advertising @social and #NewClues

Doc Searls

It’s all breakouts, demos and productive conversation and hackery, with topics chosen by participants. ” For a while, it really felt like brands were beginning to embrace online communities as a way to directly connect with people as human beings. But over the years, that idealistic vision of genuine two-way exchange eroded.

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Getting the path from the Dropbox API

David Weinberger

But this is a demo. Suppose you’re using the Dropbox API to let a user choose a file from her Dropbox folder and open it in your application. Dropbox provides a convenient widget — the Chooser — you can more or less just drop into your Web page. Figuring out how to get that path information took me /for/ev/er. I am an amateur. I suck.

Data 25 - Blog - Edgeless Universities

Nigel Paine

A Demos report released this week written by Peter Bradwell aout the future for Universities in Britain. Links. Articles. Presentations. Photos. Discussions. Guestbook. Contact. Send Email. Leadership. Learning. Technology. Links. Articles. Presentations. Photos. Discussions. Guestbook. Contact. Send Email. Navigation. Links.

Post-Truth and Fake News

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And as he notes, " Jamie Bartlett and Carl Miller of the think tank Demos wrote a report 5 years ago that highlighted a need to teach young people critical thinking and scepticism online to ‘allow them to better identify outright lies, scams, hoaxes, selective half-truths, and mistakes.’" No, it's not the ABC network. Anniversaries.

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The Churchill Club

Jay Cross

Maxwell (or maybe it was Faraday) gave Disraeli a demo of two small motors. The Churchill Club is the real deal. A nexus. Forget it. MOOCs?

Pinterest: A Tool To Curate Relevant Visual Content for Your Audience

Beth Kanter

Help Attack has created this demo video about how to use for fundraising. My Pinboards on Pinterest. I Love Magic Markers (237). Content Visua

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): PaperVision 3D - a 3D Flash Engine

Mark Oehlert

From the " About " section: "Papervision is the 3D engine I’ve been working on during the past months. Sweet huh?

Reflections from #15ntc Session Walking As Work and 20/8/2 Rule

Beth Kanter

Photo by Jim Nickerson. I just returned from my 15 consecutive Nonprofit Technology Conference hosted by NTEN! Photo by Jim Nickerson. Repeat. 15ntc.

BBC Future column: why your brain loves to tune out

Mind Hacks

Thanks to Martin Thirkettle for telling me about the demo that leads the column. My column for BBC Future from last week. The original is here. Our brains are programmed to cancel out all manner of constants in our everyday lives. If you don’t believe it, try a simple, but startling experiment. The constant whir of a fan. Do this gently.