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Hands On Social Software

May 22, 2007

Dear participants of the PROLEARN summer school 2007!

Some more word ahead of the “Hands On Social Software” workshop on
Wednesday:

As we’d like to create a mashup from various learning sources related to PROLEARN we ask you to create a _login for Yahoo!_ beforehand if you do not already have one. We are going to use Yahoo! Pipes (http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/).

Furthermore we plan to do a Photowalk in context of “user generated data & metadata”. This is an event, where a group of people go for a walk and try to gather a lot of pictures matching a certain topic. This brings together lots of different viewpoints and impressions of the same topic & location. We’ll decide on the topic of the Photowalk on site collaboratively (something like “History of Fréjus”, “Biology – Beatles”, “Architecture”, etc.)

For the Photowalk we all need besides a portable digital image capturing device (e.g. camera 🙂 a _Flickr login_ (http://www.flickr.com) to upload and merge all creative efforts (images & annotations) centralized. Fortunately this is also coupled with a Yahoo! account, so the two tasks are reduced to one.

looking forward to next week,
Mathias Lux

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Corporate Blogging: Vision of Scott Adams

April 27, 2007

Ever thought about the role of blogging in companies? Well, Scott Adams has some appropriate visions: The daily Dilbert cartoon featuring Tina the tech writer and the boss can be found here.

20 Usability Tips for your Blog

April 10, 2007

A friend sent me the link to a rather good compilation of “how to blog effectively”. The author gives 20 tips how to do successful blogging ranging from spam protection to visualization of your content.

Find the compilation here: Twenty Usability Tips for Your Blog — Condensed from Dozens of Bloggers’ Experiences