The initial listing of new clippings was culled from a variety of sources, including the NY Times, PC World, Technology Review, InfoWorld, Wired, etc.
We'd love to see your clippings here as well! Please use the edit link above to add more (see format notes), or add comments on how or why you think they may or may not be important. As is the convention throughout the Horizon Project Wiki, we ask you to identify items you think are of high interest to us, as I have here [LJ], as a means of helping start the sifting process.
- How the E-Book Will Change the Way We Read and Write (Steven Johnson, Wall Street Journal)[MC]
"a future with more books, more distractions -- and the end of reading alone"--KeeneH 15:45, 20 May 2009 (PDT) [Nick T] 31st May 2009 (EST)
- Time to Leave the Laptop Behind
(Nick Wingfield, The Wall Street Journal, 23 February 2009.) For years, mobile workers have been ditching their desktop computers for laptops that they can take wherever they go. Now road warriors are starting to realize that they can get even more portability -- and lots of computing punch -- from smart phones. [rss] --Ninmah 14:29, 1 June 2009 (PDT) --KeeneH 15:45, 20 May 2009 (PDT)
- Are you Ready for Mobile Learning
(Joseph Rene Corbeil and Maria Elena Valdes-Corbeil, Educause Quarterly, Volume 30, Number 2, 2007.) This paper shows that frequent use of mobile devices does not mean that students or instructors are ready for mobile learning and teaching. [I think that article begins to address the little discussed matter of not so much what icts can be used, but, are the people who need to use it able to do so? - --Ashfordrowe 20:44, 23 May 2009 (PDT)]
- How Mobile Is Changing Our Society [MC]
(Teemu Arina, Tarina, 18 October 2008.) This blog post explores the blurring boundary between mobile devices and computers and the potential future of what we now call mobiles. --KeeneH 15:45, 20 May 2009 (PDT)
- Twitter Keeps On Growing - Especially in Australia (Read/Write Web)
In Australia, Twitter grew over 1,000% since the beginning of 2009, and its annual growth since last April tops 3,200%. In Australia, Twitter is now the 37th most visited web site. (This service is being used for a range of education purposes including tapping into updates on politics, art and entertainment, interaction in large classes, creative writing.. the list goes on --Ttreagus 19:17, 24 May 2009 (PDT) TT)
- iPhone: 3 Features That Will Impact Education
(Jeff VanDrimmelen, EduTechie.com, 12 June 2007.) This blog post describes three features of the iPhone – multi-touch display, widgets, and iPhone applications with full Internet access.http://horizon.nmc.org/wdata/index.php?title=Mobiles&action=edit§ion=3 [I think this is on the money; especially the apps bit and the fully functional browser/OS - GregorK] [I agree with Gregor here, in particular, the still to be fully realised potential of apps - --Ashfordrowe 20:37, 23 May 2009 (PDT)[Definitely agree here but think cost will be an issue in the short term. --Ttreagus 18:51, 24 May 2009 (PDT)(TT)
- Top Ten Android Launch Apps
(Erick Schonfeld, TechCrunch, 22 October 2008.) This blog post describes ten of the applications that are available as of the October 2008 launch of the first Android phone.
- Podcast237: Unleashing the Transformational Power of One-to-One Computing in K-12
(Welsey Fryer, March 2008.) This podcast of a panel discussion at the 2008 Consortium of School Networking (CoSN) conference offers insights for implementing and sustaining one-to-one computing environments.
- Computing Heads for the Clouds
(Aaron Ricadela, BusinessWeek, 16 November 2007.) This article defines cloud computing and describes ways it is in use by IBM, Yahoo!, and Google.
- Down on the Server Farm
(The Economist, 22 May 2008.) This article describes the infrastructure of Internet computing and its implications for the future.
- How Cloud Computing is Changing the World
(Rachael King, BusinessWeek, 4 August 2008.) This article describes a perceived shift in the way we think about computing.
- The Digital Magazine vs. the Digital Magazine
(Mark Hopkins, Mashable, September 2008.) This article speculates about the future of print and electronic media.
- A Collaborative Map of Modernism in Australia [MC]
(Dan Hill et al., City of Sound, September 2008.) This map displays the locations of modernist architecture across Australia, with links and images. It was developed after the author visited and critiqued the Modern Times exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum as a way of extending the reach of the exhibition across Australia.
- How Your Location-Aware iPhone Will Change Your Life
(Adam Pash, Lifehacker, 5 June 2008.) The iPhone’s location-aware features enhance a host of applications from social networking tools to geotagging photos taken by the phone to nearby restaurant recommendations. [There are so many potential applications for 'location-aware' technology (educational, research and social) that I think that we are just at the beginning of the thinking as to how this type of technology will impact. - --Ashfordrowe 20:48, 23 May 2009 (PDT)]
- Johnny Chung Lee: Projects
Johnny Chung Lee's projects include interactive whiteboard surfaces and other tracking applications that use the Wii remote. Videos demonstrating the projects and the source code that make them work are available on the site.
- Steven Levy on Melding the Digital and Physical Realms
(Steven Levy, Wired, October 2008.) This brief article describes the Wii, Guitar Hero, and the iPhone as the long-promised merging of the virtual and the real.
- An Introduction to the Semantic Web http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGg8A2zfWKg (Manu Sporny, YouTube, December 2007.) This six-minute video explains the idea of the semantic web in simple terms.
- The Semantic Web of Data http://www.uplandproductions.com/s4/films/trm/ts06/index.htm (Upland Productions in collaboration with Technology Review, 2007.) In this video (8:24), Tim Berners-Lee describes his vision for the semantic web.
- Semantic Web: What is the Killer App? http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/semantic_web_what_is_the_killer_app.php (Alex Iskold, ReadWriteWeb, January 2008.) This article examines what is needed for the semantic web to become mainstream: a killer app that attracts and engages.
- The Network of Everything
Wireless experts believe that, by 2017, personal networks will have to cope with at least a thousand devices, like laptops, telephones, mp3 players, games, sensors and other technology. To link these devices will require a ‘Network of Everything’. It represents an astonishing challenge, but European researchers believe that they are moving towards the solution. European researchers have just completed work on a networking project to perfect what will become known, perhaps, as the Smart Personal Network. Personal Networks, or PNs, are seen as essential for a world where many different devices must work in sync together, known as 4G (fourth generation). It will mean personalised services, low power devices with cheap, ubiquitous and broadband connectivity --KeeneH 15:45, 20 May 2009 (PDT)
- The Net Shapes Up to Get Physical
(Sean Dodson, Guardian.co.uk, October 2008.) This article describes the “Internet of things” and discusses the technologies involved, as well as considering potential applications for networked smart objects.
- Personal Hotspots
(David Pogue, NYTimes, May 14, 2009.) This article briefly describes the emergence of personal wifi hotspot technologies which will help evolve the "network is everywhere" trend. --KeeneH 15:56, 20 May 2009 (PDT)
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