Everything on the Web is archived (check www.archive.org). It may be impossible to take something down once it is online so be careful what you post and what you allow others to post. So consider what would happen if your next employer Googled you. It doesn’t mean you shouldn’t put anything on the Web, just review everything first. Your holiday pictures of the South of France on Flickr are probably fine – but not the stag party in Magaluf. Your blog reflecting on news and issues of relevance to professionals like yourself may build you a professional reputation, but your no-holds-barred blog about the terrible kids and teachers at your inner-city school should probably be anonymous.
Monthly Archives: February 2008
Pew internet research:“Teens and Social Media: The use of social media gains a greater foothold in teen life as they embrace the conversational nature of interactive online media.”http://www.pewinternet.org/PPF/r/230/report_display.asp Designing communities presentationby Christina Wodtke:http://www.slideshare.net/cwodtke/designing-communities101507 Free stock photos http://www.sxc.hu/ Wikis in plain Englishhttp://www.commoncraft.com/video-wikis-plain-english(The other videos by the same people are excellent explanations
Shell Live Wire A resource and community for young entrepreneurs (young being 16-30). Lots of online tools including testing your business idea, Finance Action Planner and more. WidgetBox A great resource for a variety of widgets you can use on your website, in your blog etc. You can even convert
What digital divide? There is very much a divide on the basis of age – the older generation have grown up in a “keep yourself to yourself” era of treasured privacy, but younger people now plaster their identity all over cyberspace and aren’t so concerned with privacy (rightly or wrongly).
There are so many Facebook apps that I now turn down or ignore most of the Quizzes or role-playing invitations I get on Facebook. However here’s FlogBlog – an application that’s actually useful – it provides a feed to your existing blog via Facebook. A good way to integrate Blogger
My latest writing course starts next Monday 18th February 2008 for 9 weeks. Season of Inspiration is back again with our trademark supportive, friendly, online writing community and all-new inspiration! Yet again we will be dipping into a variety of sources of inspiration, from nature to music to landscape. From
I will be giving a seminar at the Education Show in Birmingham on Saturday 1st March 2008. It’s about our 10-year-old project for young writers and their parents, teachers and librarians: Kids on the Net If you’re a teacher, educator or exhibitor, and you’re coming to the show why not
The BBC reports today on the closure of two digital radio stations, The Jazz and Planet Rock from GCap Media. They state that “DAB Digital radio is being portrayed in some quarters as the 21st century’s version of Betamax, the video format that lost out to VHS in the 1970s.”
ALT-c 2008 conference: 9-11 September 2008, Leeds, UK First call for papers and abstracts The online submission system for ALT-C 2008 is now open: http://www.alt.ac.uk/altc2008/papers.html Please read the submission guidelines for Research Papers and for Abstracts – http://www.alt.ac.uk/guidelines_papers.html – and download the Research Paper Template if you wish to submit
A tag cloud is a visual way of representing the most frequent (important) keywords in a web page. Here’s a tag cloud for the latest posts on the Reach Further Blog. admin awards bbc being believe blog blue business comment community computer course date encouraging entrepreneurship events facebook feel filed