Thursday, November 17, 2005

Going Beyond...


This morning at the Web Advisory Group meeting Guy Mullins was giving a talk about Web 2.0. Now he said a bunch of cool stuff, about various elements of Web 2.0 that you can learn more about as soon as Guy gives us a link to his presentation.

Apart from the content, I though it was interesting that Guy -- even though he is a known opponent of all things PowerPoint -- nevertheless gave a Powerpoint like presentation. Not built with PowerPoint of course. The universe has certain laws after all. No Guy made his slide show using S5: A Simple Standards-Based Slide Show System.

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Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Administrative Computing Update

Yesterday Max (you remember Max?...Davis-Johnson?...Max From the Mountains?), well anyway Max had a meeting of about 20 people from around the University to give us the latest on the Regents Vanilla project (the project must be real, since if you Google "Regent's Vanilla" you'll find it). For those who weren't there, here's the rundown:

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Tuesday, November 08, 2005

RSS is cool...

So last week I was talking to a bunch of folks and the question of RSS came up. RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a simple idea with a lot of applications. For keeping up with blogs, RSS is the bee's knees. Sri Kalluri has written a handy introduction to the use of Google or Yahoo's RSS aggregators to keep up with yours truly's blog. If you have interesting RSS feeds to suggest, put them here as comments.

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Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Academic Senate Remarks...

Last week I had the opportunity to address the Academic Senate in Tempe to update them on the ongoing technology planning process underway here at ASU. Since I thought those comments might be of general interest, I include them here. If you know someone who is unfamiliar with what we are doing, but would be useful in moving the process forward, I think this post might provide them with the needed background.

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