Friday, April 22, 2005
It's been a little over 24 hrs since I've installed and begun to use Drupal and I have to say I'm very impressed. I'm especially excited by the scalability Drupal promises -- visit the link above for more information and to chart progress.
Wednesday, April 20, 2005
Vint Cerf on Internet trouble spots by ZDNet's Dan Farber -- Good reading: Phil Windley has written up and photographed a recent talk given by Vint Cerf on challenges facing the Internet and computer science. Cerf should know as he is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet,. He also currently serves as chairman of the board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned [...]
For the record, I've never used the account and only registered for one, nearly a year ago now, because my buddy Phil and I were looking for NHL playoff tickets.
What I want to know is, how exactly was my account was compromised? The e-mail I received asks me to visit a link and input a number and supply all kinds of personal information. Furthermore, I can't see anywhere to input the "Fraud Alert ID code" they provided in the e-mail advising of the problems with my account.
Let's say that given my experience with a compromised account, I'll not be supplying eBay with any more information than I already have. I recognize that they're probably doing all they can to ensure the integrity of their system, but it will be without any more input from this former customer.
Tuesday, April 19, 2005
Monday, April 18, 2005
I had hoped to use SMART Ideas software to make a concept map of contents of this paper, but have been doing some work with the software developers at SMART and am currently unable to produce HTML versions of models I've made.
As always, watch this spot for updates....
Sunday, April 17, 2005
I've been working on my term paper for CTL 1608 and happened across a link (again thanks to Stephen Downes) that's very pertient to my considerations of "constructivism" and learning in online environments.
Specifically, Dave Tosh refers to a graphic from an excellent article by Helen Barrett Researching Electronic Portfolios and Learner Engagement. Barrett's graphic referenced at Dave's blog post shows the relationship between motivation and control when it comes to electronic portfolios.