Archives for June 24, 2007

  1. NECC Precon Event Stone Mountain, GA

    How fitting that for our DEN NECC Preconference Event that we were meeting in Memorial "Hall" at Stone Mountain, GA. Our morning started with a continental breakfast overlooking the relief sculptures here at Stone Mountain. The view of course was spectacular and brought back memories of climbing up Stone Mountain when I was a wee […]

  2. Science Fiction or Reality?

    In an earlier posting, I mentioned that the imagining of a flexible, interactive, portable, and digital liquid crystal interface in Neal Stephenson’s cyberpunk novel, The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady’s Illustrated Primer, seem to be evolving into a reality with the development of e-paper. I found another striking connection between Stephenson’s postmodernist writings and […]

  3. Luddites and the Challenge of Early Adopters

    Headline – Half of Americans barely use new technology! According to a May 11, 2007, article in The Economist, Luddites in Cyberspace: They are the first on the block with the latest gizmo. They think nothing of paying $750 for a Nokia N95—that ultimate of go-anywhere, cell-cum-everything accoutrements. They upload digital content to social networks […]

  4. Evolution of E-Paper

    I know that many of you have already seen Karl Fisch’s "Did You Know – Shift Happens" presentation.  One of the items contained in that presentation is the assertion that e-paper will become cheaper than traditional paper. I ran across an article, Paper Chase, in the Economist on June 15 that elaborates upon the technology […]

  5. News from NECC

    For those of you are like me – not lucky enough to be attending NECC in Atlanta – here are some updates from Kristin Hokanson.  She posted the following on her "The Connected Classroom" blog on Saturday. Kristin also referenced the EduBloggerCon wiki.  Check it out if you have not already stumbled across it in […]