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I wanna be Andre Malan. There, I said it!

I mean come one, the guy is young, funny, and intelligent. He’s got dashing good looks, a cool South African accent, and he is one heck of a presenter, all of which is evidenced in the video below. But more … Continue reading

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Teaching with WordPress

I’m compelled by the Teaching with WordPress open course the folks at UBC are running over the next few weeks. This is a topic near and dear to my heart, something I have spent countless hours talking about on this … Continue reading

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Reading Capital: a Long Overdue Postmortem

I spent part of the early Summer of 2008 exploring the possibilities of building an ad-hoc community around a series of videos of the Marxist scholar David Harvey teaching Karl Marx’s Das Kapital Volume 1. A few folks at CUNY’s … Continue reading

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Just another hole-in-the-wall

Image credit: omphale44‘s “Puerto Rico- Old San Juan Fortress Wall” I’m on the plane back from three days in beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico, and I figured I’d try and capture it before it slips away—something which unfortunately happened with … Continue reading

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WPMu Development for Education

Hats off to Andre Malan for getting the dev.wpmued aggregation site together in no time at all—did it take him a single night of kicking ass while Brian Lamb was fast asleep? The idea behind the site, which you can … Continue reading

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Is UMW Blogs really open?

Image credit: Tambako the Jaguar’s “Croccodile with open mouth” Something struck me this morning as I was reading the comments from Mike Caulfield, Jared Stein, and Jim Doran on Brad Efford’s The Play-List blog. Here are three people who are … Continue reading

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Wiring the syndication bus together

Philipp Schmidt just posted on a cool new mashup of Google Forms and Yahoo Pipes that creates a kind of self-service aggregation of feeds for Peer-2-Peer University classes, you can see the prototype here. Go ahead, add the URL of … Continue reading

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Building the Syndication Bus: Plugin Ingredients

While at Duke, UVA, and more recently the University de Mayaguez—I’ll post about that event as soon as I finish traveling—the most common question people had for me was how can they design/build the “Syndication Bus” for WPMu. Well, this … Continue reading

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Blog…You keep saying that word, but I don’t think it means what you think it means

Forgive me for the re-publishing, but I just wanted to bring my page from the ELI 2009 presentation into the bava in an ongoing effort to build my personal brand and leverage my innumerable distributed online efficiencies and sweat equity … Continue reading

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Hey Buddy(Press), lovin’ those plugins

If you are playing with BuddyPress, you may want to check out the Buddy Press Dev site. It’s a community site for BuddyPress provides developers to add plugins they have developed, and leeches like me to download them and ask … Continue reading

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