Category Archives: Social Networking

Twitter Blocks

Yet more reflections on Twitter. Since my last post, I’ve started to warm up again considerably to twitter. But why? I also use Facebook. This is mainly for the statuses. I really enjoy the ever changing statuses of my friends. … Continue reading

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Reflections on Twitter

Martin has reflected about the social niceties of following people who follow you twitter on several occasions most recently in this post on Twitter Etiquette. Just recently I’ve had a couple of strange experiences with twitter which make me wonder … Continue reading

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Twitter…again

I just read the following “twitter” from one of my American contacts. I only follow people I know personally, so this makes it even more disturbing. He twittered:  “So far it seems that no one I know was shot at … Continue reading

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Reflections on Twitter

I joined Twitter in order to join in the conference twitterers at Handheld Learning in London in October. This was really quite exciting for the three days of the conference and certainly contributed to the sense of time and place … Continue reading

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Emily Connected presentation at HL2007 by Robert Hart

Fascinating presentation about a social networking service set up for primary age children. They’ve interviewed 12000! And from these they’ve selected about 6 (I think) as representative. The talk is about one of these, called Emily Connected. The social networking … Continue reading

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Geocaching and Learning

Geocaching: What is it? Geocaching is a leisure activity in which participants use a global positioning system (GPS) mobile device to locate a hidden ‘cache’. The cache is usually a physical container concealed somewhere in the landscape. Participants are given … Continue reading

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Geocaching and mobile devices

Unfortunately the Law and Social Sciences building won’t allow me on to its wireless network. This means live blogging has to be produced in a file and pasted into the blog later. So it’s a delayed live blog. As I … Continue reading

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World of Warcraft – Dragon Slaying Talk (liveblogged by Gill)

Reasonable attendance, although not many people in the audience said they actually played the game. I’m interested in the research into the community aspects of a virtual world that has similarities to Second Life. Starts by describing WoW briefly, and … Continue reading

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Social bookmarking

Just started using social bookmarking del.icio.us in order to store all my geocaching bookmarks. They’ve been starting to clog up my google bookmarks (accessible no matter what computer I’m on – yippee) so I needed a way of collating them … Continue reading

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