The new big thing?!

In February this year Tim Berners-Lee (you know, the guy who invented the Web) gave a talk on the ‘next Web’ at the TED conference, explaining his plan for the next big thing for the internet. Essentially, he wants to do for data what the Web has done for text. Specifically, “he’s building a web for open, linked data that could do for numbers what the Web did for words, pictures, video: unlock our data and reframe the way we use it together.”


Now Stephen Wolfram has gone a step closer to making this a reality through the introduction of WolframAlpha, Continue reading

Finding nuggets: best books + beyond

… still having fun at Wawasan🙂

Anyway, while finishing my preparation for today’s workshop, I spied a posting by Stephen Downes. Stephen’s Web of 11 May comments on Tony Bates‘ list of the eight (actually nine!) classic e-learning publications. Have a look and see if you agree? One I’d add would be Continue reading