May 312011
Creating a timeline: Dipity

Update, 26 October 2013: looks like the Open Knowledge Foundation’s TimeMapper is the tool du jour…see the Open Education Working Group’s timeline. Update, 26 April 2012: other timeline tools are available, including Danish startup Memolane, Timeglider and Timekiwi (see the review). Lots of articles about TimelineJS (Mashable | | The Event Amplifier | mashup from MASHe), which compare [...]

May 302011

#ccdk 2013: why change a model if it’s working? The 2013 edition took place on 2 May, still the same one page design- isn’t that passé yet? But Seismonaut do the rest well – official liveblogging of the keynotes this year by @simonwiller (Jeremiah Owyang | Monika Gehner | Rachel Happe) meant I largely bypassed the 1K+ tweets [...]

May 242011
The event lifecycle

Events have a distinct lifecycle. made up of three stages. And it’s not all about Twitter. Socious discuss what this means in terms of engagement, including some interesting statistics from a recent conference. This showed a 96% drop in tweets after the conference – hardly surprising, but reflecting a lack of post-event conversation. After a [...]

May 192011

MeetContent is a US website looking at content issues in higher education. In a post looking at Live content on a low budget they highlight the pros and cons of some free tools to cover events. There’s a nice description of the use of  Cover It Live to archive tweets from an event, embedded in [...]

May 032011

Two snippets on the state of content: (M)any of our organizations don’t even have Web 1.0 figured out. That is the ugly truth that none of us wants to talk about…How can we…balance that tension between trying to clean up, or trying to at least create some sort of stable foundation — which is what should [...]