Sep 092010

Since I started using Twitter around four months ago I’ve been struggling to keep up on top of it. Now I seem to be getting there – I’ve unfollowed a batch of celeb accounts and some which largely duplicate blogs I already read. I’ve just about got used to the echo chamber effect of RTs. Twitter is not a glorified feedreader, [...]

Sep 082010

On Wednesday Brian Kelly was live from Catalonia once more (see Amplifying amplified events), presenting on Embedding and sustaining University 2.0 at The Extended University Conference, hashtagged #uimpuni20. I watched this one on Elluminate, with a fair amount of window switching involved as I only caught up with it at the last minute and didn’t have time to fire [...]

Sep 032010

Update, 8 September: Brian’s talk is available as a captioned video, with subtitles from the Twitter stream provided by iTitle. The stream is searchable, and there are tweets in English, Spanish and Catalan, translations provided by Google Translate. Not quite sure how useful this is for those not at the event – maybe falls into the category [...]

Sep 012010

Danish university websites lack information, are complex and unclear, according to an article entitled Universities’ websites are miserable (can’t resist the Google Translation) in the daily Information newspaper. Three usability experts inspected university home pages, with one of them commenting: “They don’t seem to know how to make information accessible and findable” (my translation). Another comment was that [...]