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I love my iPhone, but I like what the folks are doing at MIT.
The new Google Android operating system is letting the creative juices flow for future mobile device applications:
I particularly like the key idea. I have too many key farbs and if the manufacturers would just get the form size of the devices down to something that fits on my wrist. I hate the "where's-my-phone-drill" everytime the phone rings.
The guru for all things data and visual:
Search Engine Analysis
Not bad for SEO:
Making the Census Fun!
This is another neat mashup:
Directors of Admissions might find it useful.
I like alexa, but this site puts a few of these web traffic analysis sites together at one site.
dotCMS Looks like a strong product, especially the integration with LifeRay.
The Blackboard vs. how-can-you-patent-air saga continues
1 for BB
1 for Desire to Learn
Seems a bit draconian!
Interesting reaction by Canadian University to the realities of the FaceBook. I appreciate the issue of academic integrity, but course design needs to reflect the new realities. Besides, collaboration is a good thing. Read this: http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9588_22-6235056.html
American Higher Ed. Inc. by Richard Ruch
Just finished reading Mr. Ruch's comparative investigation of for-profits, privates and non-profits. While it was published in 2001, I still found it informative, particularly the chapter on "Lessons for the For-Profit Side." His main points are still relevant:
- Responding to market forces
- Adapting the organizational structure
- Redefining shared governance
- Developing a strong customer orientation