2009
09.14

Bill’s Lifestream

December 12th

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OK, perhaps things are not so dramatic but you have definitely reached the end of my lifestream. As a chronological collection of my digital activities and interests, my lifestream hopefully conveys a sense of my many disembodied online presences. These...

December 11th

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8 Tips for Managing a LinkedIn Group
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8 Tips for Managing a LinkedIn Group
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8 Tips for Managing a LinkedIn Group
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8 Tips for Managing a LinkedIn Group

December 10th

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#ededc How to access Windows 7 system settings the easy way http://is.gd/5hDkX [vbabouris]
9:19am via Twitter

December 9th

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#ededc 10 Power Tools for Lifelong Learners http://is.gd/5hcqS [vbabouris]
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#ededc 10 Web trends to watch in 2010 - CNN.com http://bit.ly/6pTJnL [vbabouris]
10:26pm via Twitter
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December 8th

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Using Robots in Google wave is the best way to explore Wave. Here is the huge list of Google Wave Robots that you can add in your contacts and enjoy waving ..
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Using Robots in Google wave is the best way to explore Wave. Here is the huge list of Google Wave Robots that you can add in your contacts and enjoy waving ..
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Using Robots in Google wave is the best way to explore Wave. Here is the huge list of Google Wave Robots that you can add in your contacts and enjoy waving ..
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Using Robots in Google wave is the best way to explore Wave. Here is the huge list of Google Wave Robots that you can add in your contacts and enjoy waving ..
youtube (feed #3)
Liked 2 videos.
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December 7th

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10:19pm via digitalculture-ed.net
While my activity during this week focused on familiar media and themes, I found myself wondering “Where is it all going?”
Web 3.0 (or the Semantic Web) is almost here, HTML 5.0 and CSS3 are just around the corner and promise to change the way we se...
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#ededc Huge List of 125 Google Wave Robots http://is.gd/5fbKF [vbabouris]
8:11pm via Twitter
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#ededc Since some of you like this meme, here are the "True historic origins of the Laugh Out Loud cats" http://is.gd/5f4nW [vbabouris]
5:38pm via Twitter
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#ededc How does Social Media Change us? http://is.gd/5f4f4 [vbabouris]
5:35pm via Twitter

December 6th

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#ededc @sbayne The "elephants" in my TweetCloud probably come from the Elephants Dream short film! [vbabouris]
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#ededc @sbayne @jar Considering week12 ends on our deadline, do we need 2 write a wk12 summary & a 500word Lifestream summary by that date? [vbabouris]
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#ededc How to Embed a Prezi Presentation in Your Blog http://is.gd/5dNMT [vbabouris]
9:43am via Twitter

December 5th

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Graduation - November 26th 2009 - held in both McEwan Hall and Second Life - with both real and virtual graduates and guests. More details: www.wiki.ed.ac.uk/display/VueWiki/Virtua l+Graduation
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Graduation - November 26th 2009 - held in both McEwan Hall and Second Life - with both real and virtual graduates and guests. More details: www.wiki.ed.ac.uk/display/VueWiki/Virtua l+Graduation
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Graduation - November 26th 2009 - held in both McEwan Hall and Second Life - with both real and virtual graduates and guests. More details: www.wiki.ed.ac.uk/display/VueWiki/Virtua l+Graduation
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Graduation - November 26th 2009 - held in both McEwan Hall and Second Life - with both real and virtual graduates and guests. More details: www.wiki.ed.ac.uk/display/VueWiki/Virtua l+Graduation

December 4th

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7:23am via digitalculture-ed.net
This week’s great readings prompted a couple of blog posts on cyborg pedagogies, digital technologies as cybernetic prostheses, materiality and what the physical absence of the teacher means for distance education. All fascinating ideas that made me a...
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#ededc How HTML5 Will Change the Way You Use the Web http://is.gd/5bTQT [vbabouris]
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#ededc E-learning and Web 2.0 Tools for Techers - Great mindmap-like collection! http://is.gd/5bTiv [vbabouris]
6:33am via Twitter

December 3rd

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December 2nd

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December 1st

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#ededc 50 Web Applications for Teachers http://is.gd/59iCE [vbabouris]
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RT @web20classroom: How To Manage a Group Project In Google Wave...http://is.gd/59b92 [vbabouris]
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Liked 5 videos.
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November 30th

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#ededc Check out the new version of TweetDeck! Lists and maps added to GeoTweets! http://bit.ly/5mXlzp [vbabouris]
5:44pm via Twitter
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I just generated a #TweetCloud out of 3 months of my tweets. Top three words: digital, posthuman, matrix - http://w33.us/39o3 [vbabouris]
7:50am via Twitter
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#ededc Twitter Doesn't Track The Zeitgeist. Only 2 Percent Of Tweets Overlap With Search Trends http://bit.ly/7fRXOb by @erickschonfeld [vbabouris]
7:48am via Twitter

November 29th

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2:35pm via digitalculture-ed.net
Lots of activity this week, in a number of directions, a fact that’s indicative of how stimulating this course has been for me so far. I watched a lot of videos by M. Wesch, Haraday and Baudrillard, started looking at some other of N.K. Hayles’ book...
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November 28th

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#ededc MSC Virtual Graduation ceremony - 3 snapshots from my Flickr stream. http://is.gd/55ipF [vbabouris]
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#ededc How digital technologies are creating a new paradigm in research. JISC Video http://is.gd/55ia4 [vbabouris]
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November 27th

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Published Body horror….
10:50pm via digitalculture-ed.net
McWilliam and Palmer’s paper on the importance of the teacher’s material presence in teaching reminded me of something a colleague once told me: “65% of all teaching is performance”. You might disagree with his percentage or dismiss him as a pro...
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Shared 3 photos.
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MScGrad02 MScGrad03 MScGrad01
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#ededc Adding robots to GoogleWave... [vbabouris]
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Apple EyePhone prototype

November 26th

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Shared 2 books.
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  • Grown Up Digital: How the Net Generation is Changing Your World HC by Don Tapscott
  • Small Is the New Big: and 183 Other Riffs, Rants, and Remarkable Business Ideas by Seth Godin

November 25th

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4:38pm via digitalculture-ed.net
The readings by Usher and Bayne on uncanny, dislocated pedagogies triggered a reverse engineering process in my mind and allowed me to lift the lid and examine the inner workings of our course. Among the cogs and wheels I can now see:


In our use of Wo...
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#ededc Huge wiki-list of Web 2.0 tools for education http://is.gd/53mwt [vbabouris]
2:40pm via Twitter

November 24th

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RT @translationguy: Brizzly: Twitter Client Adds Instant Translation To Tweets http://tinyurl.com/yck6q6l [vbabouris]
3:12pm via Twitter
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#ededc Nice blog post on Hauntologies. http://is.gd/52BEH [vbabouris]
2:55pm via Twitter
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Liked 2 videos.
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November 23rd

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#ededc Man Marries Virtual Girlfriend ... With Public Reception http://is.gd/51TFY [vbabouris]
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November 21st

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#ededc Here's a question (or two): How does each one of your posthuman selves learn? How many new pedagogies do we need? [vbabouris]
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#ededc Most comprehensive list of eLearning Conferences around the world! http://is.gd/50aHI [vbabouris]
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November 20th

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7:45pm via digitalculture-ed.net
This week was largely devoted to the readings by Dona Haraway (“A Cyborg Manifesto”) and N. Katherine Hayles (“Towards embodied virtuality” and “Unfinished Work: From Cyborg to Cognisphere”) and to philosophical questions on what being posth...
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#ededc Artefact H10515 - Cool posthuman museum exhibit. http://is.gd/4ZOUQ [vbabouris]
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#ededc The Simpsons ridicule Apple! http://is.gd/4ZlpO [vbabouris]
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November 19th

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Liked 2 videos.
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#ededc M. Wesch uploaded videos http://is.gd/4YyHY [vbabouris]
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#ededc M. Wesch YouTube playlist http://is.gd/4YyHY [vbabouris]
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#ededc Creative Theory & Research - YouTube playlist with Chomsky, Haraway, Foucault and Baudrillard interviews & talks. http://is.gd/4Yxi0 [vbabouris]
7:08am via Twitter

November 18th

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#ededc Google Swirl: new image tool from Google. http://is.gd/4XF9h [vbabouris]
6:40am via Twitter

November 17th

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#ededc Traumas of Code by Katherine Hayles http://is.gd/4Xb50 [vbabouris]
5:06pm via Twitter
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#ededc "Cyborg Theory" by Veronica Hollinger http://is.gd/4XaJs [vbabouris]
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November 14th

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youtube (feed #3)
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#ededc FREE TO JOIN+ONLINE LearnTrends 2009 - The Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Conference http://is.gd/4UH7P [vbabouris]
7:39am via Twitter
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November 13th

vimeo (feed #7)
Liked 2 videos.
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blog (feed #1)
7:31am via digitalculture-ed.net
I didn’t notice how this week flew by. I spent a lot of hours working on my ethnographic report (and judging by what I’ve seen so far, so did everybody else on theirs). At the same time I started warming up to Twitter again, as it seems to be a grea...

November 12th

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November 11th

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#ededc Report: Good Practices for Learning 2.0 http://is.gd/4SGjM [vbabouris]
6:00pm via Twitter
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5:56pm via digitalculture-ed.net
Informational pathways? Check.
Reflexivity? Check.
Autopoiesis? Check.
Is our course… alive?!
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#ededc Isn't our course reflexive too? We study digital culture partly by producing it. [vbabouris]
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Cyber-Reflexivity

November 10th

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#ededc Slides from the 2009 Athens E-Learning conference available (in English) at: http://is.gd/4RMJO [vbabouris]
3:54pm via Twitter
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#ededc New blog post: The Fragmented Posthuman http://is.gd/4RwMX [vbabouris]
8:51am via Twitter
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8:23am via digitalculture-ed.net
A couple of weeks ago I finally resigned to the fact that I had to buy a small A-Z notebook and record all my social media user-ids and passwords. I now have profiles on Facebook, LinkedIn, my WordPress blog, Ning and EduSpaces, as well as accounts is D...
librarything (feed #8)
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#ededc The Posthuman Body: Data made flesh (W. Gibson, "Neuromancer") [vbabouris]
11:38pm via Twitter
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#ededc If embodiment is not essential to human being and consciousness is just an epiphenomenon, are we just informational processes? [vbabouris]
11:35pm via Twitter

November 9th

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#ededc Questions on the Posthuman: Are bytes to information what cells are to biology? [vbabouris]
10:58pm via Twitter
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November 8th

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#ededc Add vbabouris to your GoogleWave contacts. And let me know if you have a GoogleWave account, so that I can add you too. [vbabouris]
4:03pm via Twitter
youtube (feed #3)
Liked 2 videos.
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#ededc Cyborg technology is here (esp. in Medicine) but is very costly. Are we heading for a new kind of class division? [vbabouris]
2:29pm via Twitter
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10:17am via digitalculture-ed.net
“I used to grow lentils in yogurt cups in grade school” FaceBook group with 68,000+ members. Is this a community?
This was a week almost entirely devoted to researching virtual ethnography and online communities. The anthropological aspect of ethnog...
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November 7th

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#ededc POSTHUMAN: Nice short film http://is.gd/4PK22 [vbabouris]
8:03pm via Twitter
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Liked Posthuman.
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Posthuman
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#ededc Clap your cyberhands! Human-machine Interface Is Essential Link In Groundbreaking Prosthetic Hand http://is.gd/4Po0m [vbabouris]
7:40am via Twitter

November 6th

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#ededc MYTH BUSTED: Internet Use Doesn’t Lead to Isolation http://is.gd/4P4Wp [vbabouris]
9:05pm via Twitter
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#ededc My micro-ethnography can be found at the MSc phpBB board. Hope you enjoy it! [vbabouris]
7:35am via Twitter
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November 5th

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#ededc GiniPic - Absolutely brilliant image search tool! http://is.gd/4NORy [vbabouris]
1:56pm via Twitter
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Shared Ginipic.
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Ginipic takes image search to a whole new level. Now you can search image search engines, photo sharing websites or your own local picture collections simultaneously. Find what youre looking for and use it instantly in your own creation - document, pre...
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TiddlyWiki is a free reusable, non-linear personal notebook. TiddlyWiki.org is the place to find documentation and resources for TiddlyWiki users and developers.
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#ededc "The monster devouring us" Talk about cyber-dystopias! http://is.gd/4NDtT [vbabouris]
8:23am via Twitter

November 4th

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Were here to help you unleash the power of Serious Games and Simulations. Creating world leading products with outstanding content and technology for a wide range of applications and sectors.

November 3rd

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#ededc Things To Consider Before Optimizing Your Videos For YouTube http://is.gd/4LMKy [vbabouris]
9:08am via Twitter
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#ededc THE most comprehensive list of Twitter apps in the known (probably in the unknown too) universe. http://is.gd/4LIWn [vbabouris]
7:20am via Twitter

November 2nd

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#ededc “The biggest problem of our time *is not how to find information *but what to do with it.” Theodore Zeldin [vbabouris]
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#ededc The number of great web sites with huge lists of educational tools and resources is just plain ridiculous these days. [vbabouris]
10:44pm via Twitter
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The Complete Guide to Twitter
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#ededc The complete guide to Twitter. Very detailed resource! http://is.gd/4LmuT [vbabouris]
9:21pm via Twitter
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#ededc Nice list of Software and Online Tools for Education. http://is.gd/4Ldea [vbabouris]
6:17pm via Twitter
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November 1st

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Its now in its eleventh exciting year. Its Europes leading showcase of organisational learning and the technology used to support learning at work. And its now quite literally bigger and more vital than ever before. Its Learning Technologies 2010 a...
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October 30th

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#ededc Google's Eric Schmidt on What the Web Will Look Like in 5 Years http://is.gd/4IpNP [vbabouris]
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In an interesting follow-up to Dawn’s post earlier this week, “Is Twitter Replacing the RSS Reader?” — which generated some fairly heated discussion in the comments — Robert Scoble has posted “Why I don’t use Google Reader anymore” in wh...

October 29th

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So many tools, so little time...
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8:22pm via digitalculture-ed.net
While looking at the list of 50 web-based story telling tools, I came across Gnomz.com, an online tool for creating simple comics. I played with it a bit and here’s the result: “So many tools, so little time” by yours truly. Excuse the occasional ...
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We’ve entered Block 2 and our subject is Virtual Communities. I read in Howard Rheingold’s introductory chapter to The Virtual Community that the first BBSs opened in the USA in 1979. My own first experience was the Greek BBS I joined around 1992 us...
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October 28th

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#ededc Us Now: a documentary that looks at how 'user' participation could transform the way that countries are governed. http://is.gd/4FX8l [vbabouris]
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online community
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Chapter One: The Heart of the WELL

October 27th

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Our task for the next two weeks is rather paradoxical: we are supposed to conduct an ethnographic study of an online community. Problem is, it’s very hard to find two cyberculture theorists who agree on what an online community is; In “Community and...
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Shared 2 books.
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  • Lost in Cyburbia: How Life on the Net Has Created a Life of Its Own by James Harkin
  • How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics by N. Katherine Hayles
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#ededc "I used to grow lentils in a yoghurt cup during primary school" Facebook group. Is this an online community? http://is.gd/4DMuG [vbabouris]
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#ededc Hmmm... MS Word 2003 spell-checker doesn't recognise the word "cyberculture". [vbabouris]
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October 26th

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Online or virtual community is the gathering of people, in an online "space" where they come, communicate, connect, and get to know each other better over time.
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Online ethnography refers to a number of related online research methods that adapt ethnography to the study of the communities and cultures created through computer-mediated social interaction.

October 25th

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#ededc Scary thought from Bell's article: Are all communities imagined? Is the sense of community just held together by shared practices? [vbabouris]
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October 24th

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#ededc Working Class Cyborg: first attempts to install camera in eye socket. (Warning: Graphic images!) http://is.gd/4zlBn [vbabouris]
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October 23rd

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A Web2.0 consciousness?
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9:40pm via digitalculture-ed.net
A rather poor week for my lifestream seeing as I focused on creating my visual artefact and commenting on as many other artefacts as I could. It wouldn’t look so poor had I thought to feed my comments; my bad. I was amazed by the multitude of angles f...
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  • Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies by Charlene Li
  • Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide by Henry Jenkins

October 22nd

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9:33am via digitalculture-ed.net
Well, not exactly a week, but a 4-day celebration of everything that’s digital, the Athens Digital Week exhibition took place in Technopolis, Athens’ old gaslight factory, a very steampunk setting in itself.

Each of the nine buildings of Technopol...
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Η ΕΕΛ/ΛΑΚ ιδρύθηκε το 2008 από 25 Πανεπιστήμια, Ερευνητικά Κέντρα και Τεχνολογικά Ιδρύματα. Η ΕΕΛ/ΛΑΚ είναι εταιρεία με μη κερδοσκοπικό χαρακ...

October 21st

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#ededc Community Spark: A web site dedicated to building online communities (http://www.communityspark.com/) [vbabouris]
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October 20th

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#ededc Another Facebook redesign. http://2jybm.tk [vbabouris]
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Shared 4 photos.
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Robocup football match R U looking at me? A full functioning pc inside an aquarium. Robot flower
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#ededc Top 100 Educators to Follow on Twitter! http://4hixx.tk [vbabouris]
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#ededc In his work titled "Nichomachean Ethics", Aristotle explains that community is not so much about unity as it is about harmony. [vbabouris]
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October 19th

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M Wesch blog
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Here’s what my visual artefact is all about: I wanted to create something about the modes we use to represent and perceive reality. Obviously the human eye (slide 2) is seeing a beautiful statue (slide 3) in the same way all of us can see this same im...

October 18th

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#ededc Off to the Athens Digital Week expo. Will report tomorrow! [vbabouris]
8:33am via Twitter

October 17th

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Shared Cyburbia.
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Cyburbia is a book and a project aimed at understanding how the architecture of our world of electronic communication has changed us, and what opportunities and dangers that bring for our culture. It uses building blocks drawn from the study of cybernet...
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#ededc CSI:NY in Second Life? In cyberspace no one can hear you get bored... http://xzpci.tk [vbabouris]
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#ededc Sian/Jen. how long shall we wait until we all blog about our own artefact and reveal its secrets (or lack thereof)? [vbabouris]
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youtube (feed #3)
Liked 2 videos.
9:15am via YouTube

October 16th

twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Digital Culture woes: When our computer breaks down you feel like you've been stripped of your passport. [vbabouris]
6:37pm via Twitter

October 15th

delicious (feed #2)
11:15am via Delicious
the electronic version of The Virtual Community by Howard Rheingold
twitter (feed #4)
#ededc TED Talk: David Hanson: Robots that "show emotion" http://66vre.tk [vbabouris]
10:13am via Twitter
blog (feed #1)
9:31am via digitalculture-ed.net
A busy week with lots of reading (Kress, Thomas & Carpenter) as we prepared for the Skype chats. The concepts of genre boundaries, transliteracy and (multi)modality kept spinning around in my head all week long, especially with regard to their impact on...

October 14th

twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Visual Artefact (SlideShare Presentation): Modality Is The Eye Of The Beholder (please watch in full screen) http://slidesha.re/bRKD1 [vbabouris]
1:37pm via Twitter
slideshare (feed #9)
1:29pm via SlideShare
slideshare (feed #9)
1:29pm via SlideShare
slideshare (feed #9)
1:29pm via SlideShare

October 13th

delicious (feed #2)
12:50pm via Delicious
Social media has become an integral part of modern society. In this article, we’ll review the history and evolution of social media from its humble beginnings to the present day.
twitter (feed #4)
#ededc If you're having trouble finding Creative Commons images for your Visual Artefact, visit: http://1l2lr.tk [vbabouris]
11:42am via Twitter

October 12th

twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Athens Digital Week! 16-19/10Seems like Athens is a Digital Culture hotspot these days! ( http://bit.ly/FpwiL [vbabouris]
5:48am via Twitter

October 11th

blog (feed #1)
4:58pm via digitalculture-ed.net
I always approach text chat sessions with apprehension but in the end I always find the experience rewarding. Or almost always. When our Thursday session finished, I was left with a lot of questions that time didn’t allow to be asked. We discussed the...
delicious (feed #2)
4:44pm via Delicious
Join the legion of people, from Olympic-level athletes to ordinary folks just hoping to lower their blood pressure, who are plugging into a data-driven revolution. And it goes way beyond Nike+. Using a flood of new tools and technologies, each of us no...
twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Nice quote! "If you think education will cost you a lot, you should try ignorance." [vbabouris]
6:40am via Twitter

October 10th

blog (feed #1)
3:02pm via digitalculture-ed.net
Most of my activity was devoted to commenting on the short films via Twitter. Judging by the number of lifestream posts, this was a week that really worked for me reflection wise and learning wise; as Andy said in our Skype chat, it was like visiting a ...
youtube (feed #3)
Liked 4 videos.
7:13am via YouTube
flickr (feed #6)
Shared 2 photos.
6:40am via Flickr
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October 8th

delicious (feed #2)
8:50am via Delicious
Transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks.

October 7th

blog (feed #1)
2:53pm via digitalculture-ed.net
I don’t think I am on my way to becoming a huge Twitter fan. I’ve been twitting for 2.5 weeks and I already miss the DB.
First of all, the 140 characters limit reminds me of subtitling, where you get about 40 characters per line and if your brillia...
twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Ultimate mash-up? Monopoly meets Google Maps: Play anywhere in the world! http://szmmd.tk [vbabouris]
6:24am via Twitter

October 6th

youtube (feed #3)
Liked 2 videos.
10:58pm via YouTube
librarything (feed #8)
10:48pm via LibraryThing
twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Enjoyed Kress reading but he really needs a good editor; his paper was SO repetitive, I thought I was caught in a loop! [vbabouris]
8:05am via Twitter
youtube (feed #3)
Liked 3 videos.
11:31pm via YouTube

October 5th

delicious (feed #2)
10:36pm via Delicious
Google Wave is an online tool for real-time communication and collaboration. A wave can be both a conversation and a document where people can discuss and work together using richly formatted text, photos, videos, maps, and more.
twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Since we've already touched on robotics & posthuman, r u familiar w/ STELARC? www.stelarc.va.com.au/ & en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stelarc [vbabouris]
3:45pm via Twitter

October 4th

twitter (feed #4)
#mschuman AI: If the robots ever destroy us, their driving power will be envy, not malice. #ededc [vbabouris]
7:51am via Twitter
twitter (feed #4)
#mschuman AI: you can't escape from existential angst even if you're a robot! #ededc [vbabouris]
7:48am via Twitter
blog (feed #1)
7:16am via digitalculture-ed.net
In an interesting discussion between Sian and Jen two metaphors about the nature of the lifestream were analysed: curation and automatic writing, which –for purposes of alliteration, I am sure– was dubbed chaos.
I’ve taken another look at my life...

October 3rd

twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Subversive Digital Culture doesn't have to be bleak. Amazing Flash animation: http://fcpu8.tk Click on the link and just wait... [vbabouris]
9:30am via Twitter
youtube (feed #3)
7:58am via YouTube

October 2nd

twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Sim City cyberpunk style: Building a virtual virtual! http://qblzp.tk [vbabouris]
10:56pm via Twitter
youtube (feed #3)
10:54pm via YouTube
twitter (feed #4)
#mschuman Take Off: In this collage of cyberpunk cliches, the "Matrix" is all powerful but can't enslave the human soul. [vbabouris]
6:49am via Twitter
twitter (feed #4)
#mschuman social_network_4_2 A rather simplistic attempt to claim that social networks offer just a semblance or an illusion of social life? [vbabouris]
6:25am via Twitter

October 1st

twitter (feed #4)
#mschuman @andym3112 Maybe because you can't help feeling that there is no free lunch at all and you are being exploited? [vbabouris]
5:44pm via Twitter

September 30th

delicious (feed #2)
10:44pm via Delicious
Cyberpunk Movies by Decade
blog (feed #1)
11:12am via digitalculture-ed.net
As most of us on the course, I spent the first week trying to get a proper feel of what a digital Lifestream is, how it should look like and what it should contain. During week 1, my locus communis on digital culture focused on Twitter-tips for tools li...
delicious (feed #2)
7:53am via Delicious
twitter (feed #4)
#ededc 50 Cyberpunk movies! Which one is your favorite? And why? http://abqis.tk [vbabouris]
7:51am via Twitter
twitter (feed #4)
#mscworlds Re: Elephants Dream - Why is it that most visions of cyberspace portray it as a dark, frightening place that's full of traps? [vbabouris]
6:39am via Twitter
twitter (feed #4)
#mscworlds Re: Elephants Dream - Ultimately it's up to us what we use the machines for... [vbabouris]
6:37am via Twitter
twitter (feed #4)
#mscworlds Re: Elephants Dream - We need a new vision of cyberspace, one without so many wires everywhere! ;-) [vbabouris]
6:34am via Twitter
vimeo (feed #7)
6:17am via Vimeo

September 29th

twitter (feed #4)
#mscworlds The Matrix clip: The Wachowski's have *really* ripped off Philip K. Dick! [vbabouris]
10:10pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #4)
#mscworlds The Matrix clip: You're only useful to the system when you believe in illusions. [vbabouris]
10:08pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #4)
#mscworlds The Matrix clip takes a step further from the reality vs. cyberspace dichotomy - There is no reality! [vbabouris]
10:06pm via Twitter
youtube (feed #3)
Liked 2 videos.
10:03pm via YouTube
twitter (feed #4)
#mscworlds Worldbuilder: Beauty and fragility go hand in hand. Is everything in cyberspace ephemeral? [vbabouris]
2:29pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #4)
#mscworlds Anyone else found Worldbuilder a bit chauvinist? All your comatose girlfriend needs is a flower and some VR window-shopping? [vbabouris]
7:55am via Twitter
twitter (feed #4)
#mscdystopia Film: Animatrix (http://mguyt.tk Certainly more coherent than The Matrix! [vbabouris]
7:23am via Twitter

September 28th

flickr (feed #6)
10:18pm via Flickr
Hello Dave...
twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Cypher (movie trailer: http://txj0t.tk [vbabouris]
9:33pm via Twitter
youtube (feed #3)
9:32pm via YouTube
twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Film: Cypher by Vincenzo Natali (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0284978/) Better than The Matrix, if you ask me... [vbabouris]
9:28pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Re:Bell - Talking about Cyberpunk presupposes that digital dystopias are certain! [vbabouris]
8:30pm via Twitter

September 27th

delicious (feed #2)
10:47pm via Delicious
The age of ubiquitous computing is here: a computing without computers, where information processing has diffused into everyday life, and virtually disappeared from view. What does this mean to those of us who will be encountering it? How will it transf...
blog (feed #1)
10:23pm via digitalculture-ed.net
Martin Hand’s chapter “Hardware to Everyware: Narratives of promise and Threat” examines the effect of Digital Technologies and most importantly the Net on the social, cultural, economical and political spheres and presents both utopic and dystopi...
youtube (feed #3)
9:33pm via YouTube

September 26th

twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Hand made me think the Communists are right: wherever private profit is involved, freedom and participation are mere illusions... [vbabouris]
4:45pm via Twitter

September 25th

twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Digital Mysterianism: do we even have the capacity to understand where digital culture is taking us? [vbabouris]
2:24pm via Twitter

September 24th

twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Get more out of Twitter: up to 200 characters! http://cazai.tk [vbabouris]
10:25pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Use savevid.com to download the course films in high quality .flv files and freeware FLV Player to watch them offline! [vbabouris]
9:04am via Twitter

September 23rd

librarything (feed #8)
Shared 3 books.
9:14pm via LibraryThing
  • Quirkology: The Curious Science of Everyday Lives by Richard Wiseman
  • E-Learning in the 21st Century: A Framework for Research and Practice by Terry Anderson
  • An Introduction to Cybercultures by David Bell
twitter (feed #4)
#ededc First e-Learning Technologies expo in Greece! 10-11/10/09, Athens. http://ayhd5.tk [vbabouris]
5:56am via Twitter

September 22nd

youtube (feed #3)
7:53pm via YouTube
twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Digital humiliation: Not everyone is blessed with strokes of literary genius when creating a Facebook status. http://fw7no.tk [vbabouris]
9:34am via Twitter

September 21st

twitter (feed #4)
#ededc New York opens school of gaming - Let's hear it for DGBL! (http://bit.ly/zNm57 [vbabouris]
8:07pm via Twitter

September 20th

twitter (feed #4)
#ededc Firefox users: install TwitterBar add-on to post tweets from your browser address bar! [vbabouris]
10:19pm via Twitter
flickr (feed #6)
8:50pm via Flickr
Networking Everything
youtube (feed #3)
Liked 2 videos.
9:27am via YouTube

September 19th

youtube (feed #3)
3:13pm via YouTube

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