Disappearing Public Sector Web Sites

I recently used the Intute service to see what records it held about UKOLN’s activities. I found a record about the ‘Crossroads West Midlands service which UKOLN provided technical advice on the design of the collection description database: This is the...

Come Into My World

Back in December 2007 Lorcan Dempsey wrote a blog post about the Nexus Facebook application, which provides a visualisation of your friends in Facebook. The highest density of his friends were his professional colleagues followed by “mostly UK friends (and the...

How I (Inadvertently) Helped A Microsoft Patent Claim

I was recently using Google Scholar to try and find out more about the impact of my peer-reviewed publications.  Initially I was looking at papers published since 2004, but I then thought it would be interesting to see how far back the citation data might go.  So I...

PLE 1.0 and PLE 2.0

The Debates Martin Weller has recently commented on his Ed Techie blog that there has been a lot of discussion about PLEs (Personal Learning Environments) recently, and the relationships between PLEs, VLEs, TLEs (Teacher Learner Environment) and DPLEs (Default PLEs)....