Monthly Archives: July 2008

Is it Cuil to search?

A new search engine launched this week which claimed to be a challenger to Google. Cuil (pronounced Cool) was developed by former Google search experts. It claims to combine the biggest Web index with content-based relevance methods, results organized by ideas, and complete user privacy. The launch was not without

Women bloggers worth a look!

Jack Schofield asked at the weekend “which women bloggers are worth a look?” There are of course far too many to mention! But here are some of my favourites: Lorelle VanFossen writes Lorelle on WordPress, which is a wonderful source of information not just about WordPress but about blogging in

Implementing Moodle

Here’s a good case study of the implementation of Moodle at Thanet College. Though dated 2006 it still rings a lot of bells if you work in FE. Some highlights: The difficulties that had to be overcome were: 1. Seeing a benefit; ‘if its not broke don’t fix it’ mentality

Fat Gourg on YouTube

Following on from Saturday’s newspaper story about Fat Gourg, the 7-year-old’s monster who become an internet craze in France, the story hit the local TV yesterday – and the French fans have already put it up on Youtube. If they had shown the interview they did with me I would

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