Instant Messaging Interface To Applications

Back in the days when WAP was exciting (hmm, did I really write that? Let me start again). Back in the days when some people thought that WAP would provide widespread access to mobile phone users I can remember thinking that what was needed (especially for non-native...

Web 2.0: What Can It Offer the Research Community?

Web 2.0: What Can It Offer the Research Community? is the title of a talk I’m giving at on Wednesday 7th March 2007. Normally I might make an announcement about the availability of a presentation after the event. However I’m increasingly realising the...

Green IT: Meeting the Environmental Challenge

UCISA have just announced that bookings are now open for the Managers Forum on “Green IT: Meeting the environmental challenge“.  This event will be held at Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel on 1st May 2007. The details of the event are given below: With...

A Blog Plugins Used Page Would Be Useful

I recently came across the Net 2.0 blog (through the recently launched Explode social networking tool). This WordPress blog contains a page giving details of the plugins used on the blog. This approach has parallels with my blog experiments; my approach has been to...

UK Universities On MySpace

Andy Powell alerted me to Warwick University’s presence on MySpace. Is this a first for Warwick University or are other universities also doing this? Is this a sensible way of reaching out to potential students? Should universities be pro-active in doing this?...