Tag Archives: Flickr

Smarthistory re-imagines the textbook

Beth Harris and Steve Zucker’s smarthistory is an exciting effort to re-imagine expensive Art History textbooks as open (as in free) web-based resources—with a Creative Commons share-alike license to boot. From what I understand from the original site designer, Joe … Continue reading

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PSU Aggregates Democracy

Brad Kozlek (of EDUSHIZZLE fame)  posted about a little experiment they’re doing with aggregation on PSU Blogs. So when you search for the term “democracy” on PSU Blogs, not only do you get relevant posts from around the blogging platform, … Continue reading

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An Integrated Domain

I have been thinking pretty consistently, but rather quietly about the idea of a domain of one’s own. In fact, I’m starting to read Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own for several reasons, but one of them is for … Continue reading

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Hippie Please!

Image credit: Laughing Squid’s “SXSW 2007” Thanks to Tom for passing this one along. As a rule of thumb, when in doubt of just about anything take it out on the hippies—it’s a layup! Moreover, it’s all but guaranteed to … Continue reading

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Afterload, or the internet as oracle

So last night, while I was whipping up another WPMu, bbPress, and BuddyPress casserole for an upcoming NEH Grant on Whitman (but more on that soon), I found my fearless partner, confidant, and earliest inspiration for all my edtech dreams … Continue reading

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Jim snacks

Cogdog built a Five Card Monty for digital storytelling tool which takes a random five images from the Flickr 365 pool and allows you to narrate a story around 5 random photos. I love the idea hen i heard it … 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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Flickr photos now linkback?

Update: D’Arcy informed me that “the flickr link was just crawled by google or technorati – no magic connection.” One can dream I guess 🙂 I just got a notification of an incoming link from a Flickr photo on my … Continue reading

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Beyond the eye: A Virtual Art Exhibit via EduBlogs RUM

Mario A. Núñez Molina just posted about the virtual component of a photo art exhibit for an art class at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez. Now, there are a number of remarkable photographs (I’ll reproduce a few below without … Continue reading

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Flickr Photo Gallery

I have been meaning to write about just how easy it was to include the eight Flickr images I used for the In Jim’s Chair post. Tan Tan Noodles’ Flickr Photo Gallery plugin for WordPress (and WPMu) is often associated … Continue reading

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