1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

3- Google Docs/Drive 87- OpenOffice. 30- Wikispaces 32- Google Sites 88- PB Works. 1- Twitter 9- Facebook 17- Google+ 23- LinkedIn. 22- Edmodo 85- Buddypress 63- Ning. 45- SharePoint 55- Google Apps. 35- Google Chrome 65- Firefox and addons.

WebEx 38

DIY is here

Harold Jarche

Over three years ago I wrote that the future of learning is DIY : With Google you can find most information that you need. Ning was wildly popular as a DIY online community builder, but that business model did not seem to work. Open source Elgg may replace Ning with a non locked-in platform, but its success remains to be seen. Just look at Google Docs, the best and easiest DIY online collaboration suite, in my opinion.

Trending Sources

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

One was having a small (7 person) project team get together on a conference call and have all of us editing the status report real-time via Google Spreadsheets. For some (inexplicable) reason, Google Docs does not.

Tools Used

Clark Quinn

delicious, Picassa, Ning, Google Docs/Google Apps, Second Life, Blogger, iGoogle, orkut, FriendFeed, Internal workplace community, PBWiki, Xing, Digg, Friendster (really?), But we clearly missed an opportunity to ask about community tools like Ning.

Help Create Resources for Keynote?

Tony Karrer

I'm not sure how we will create these (Google Docs, Wiki, Mindmap, etc.). I'm doing a keynote presentation at ASTD TechKnowledge in January on New Work Literacies and eLearning 2.0 and another session on Learning 2.0. I would really like to be able to point attendees, blog readers, and realistically a lot of other folks to a set of resources that would help them on these topics. But, I really don't have time to create what I want to create.

My Take on the Top 25

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Google Reader - It's also a major workhorse, though I am slowly improving my own aggregator so it can take over from Google. Google calendar - I use this quite a bit, which is a new thing for me. Not so much Google Calendar, but the idea of using any calendaring tool at all (I used to simply remember all my appointments, but I'm getting old.) Google Docs - I use it a little, but not a lot.