For anyone at EdLab in 2006, the big "graph search" announcement from Facebook probably brought to mind memories of EdLab's first app, PocketKnowledge.
Back in 2005, when the PocketKnowledge project began, the online world looked pretty different... there were no "app stores" to speak of, and Facebook had just emerged from its Boston/Ivy birthplace. A skeptic today might pull up PocketKnowledge and...
Wow, how is this set of users using Vialogues? Anyone translated it yet? Seems like an interesting use of responses to comments...
Check out my post on some exhibitions work over on the Learning at the Library site.
Read Five ways the New York Times is 'getting personal' on social media for some interesting ideas about personalization. Granted, the NYTimes is a big fish. Can any of these strategies work for a new publication like New Learning Times (NLT)?
Add your examples and ideas here!
Just a fun, quick take on Google on Forbes.
Maybe if Google did have to answer to shareholders more, there would be fewer dog massages, drop-off dry cleaning, and cafeteria options and more tangible results... Sometimes being too spoiled in life early on can stunt your personal growth later. You expect to succeed every time you do something. You forget to stop working so hard. You move into areas that are beyond your domain expertise. ...
I want to highlight a change to the library website. Much of EdLab's work is now highlighted as part of the library's growing Education Program. (There is now also a link to the Education Program on the library homepage!)
Before the upcoming Academic Festival (4/21), our Rock and Roll and YoungArts curriculum projects will also be added to this page.
Just in case you were curious... much of this content was previously highlighted under a now-defunct "EdLab Publishing Network" page. I ...
I wrote a short reflection on today's seminar, A Democratic Agency, over on my Pressible site. Let me know what you think! It was a lot to think about. . .
Check out this cool infographic on the "millennial" generation by Ohhitony:
Check out this interesting model for putting college courses online: Brown University's Pre-College Online Courses. In theory (I haven't tried it), this portal gives high school students the chance to experience Brown's curriculum. It's not cheap at $1,000+ per course.
Did anyone at EdLab do this before college? If so, what was the outcome?