Monthly Archives: May 2008

XO laptop

The XO-1, previously known as the $100 Laptop or Children’s Machine, is an inexpensive laptop computer intended to be distributed to children in developing countries around the world, to provide them with access to knowledge, and opportunities to “explore, experiment … Continue reading

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Ozeconferences (May 2008)

Ozeconferences Ozeconferences – AARNet has established regular video conference information/sessions aimed at encouraging the use of video technology by testing/demonstrating equipment and applications, and discussing a broad range of ICT, Network, Applications and Service issues and developments. Discussion and questions … Continue reading

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The Digital Educator – an Education Faculty Focus

The Digital Educator – an Education Faculty Focus. May 30th. 10:30 – 12:00 There are a number (102 at last count!) of Australian government reports telling us that teacher training is too variable and in some areas a disappointment to … Continue reading

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Firefox 3 – Download Day 2008

The Firefox community is always up to some cool, collaborative way to declare their passion for Firefox. What better way to do this than band together to set a Guinness World Record for the most software downloaded in 24 hours?! … Continue reading

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Security Update 2008-003

Only one is needed, either Security Update 2008-003 or Mac OS X v10.5.3. Security Update 2008-003 Security Update 2008-003 is recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X. Previous security updates have been incorporated into this … Continue reading

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55th Anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest

It is fifty five years since Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Everest at 11:30 a.m. local time on May 29, 1953 via the South Col Route. Mount Everest: The historic ascent of 1953 (…) On … Continue reading

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Adobe Flash Player v9.0.124.0 Vulnerability?

A vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player versions and older, which is the current version available for download now. Adobe has not yet released a patch nor an official advisory. Stay tuned for further developments. [1] Symantec … Continue reading

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You can’t do ‘that’ research in the UK!

Proving once again that the terrorists just need to stand back and watch, the UK Government is stomping over its citizens rights yet again. This time we see a clear assault on academic freedom. Despite his Nottingham University supervisors insisting … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2008-05-26)

Well, that beats BigBrother? French explorer and adventurer Xavier Rosset is about to embark on a 300 day trip to live alone on a remote tropical island in the South Pacific. His adventures will be filmed and used for a … Continue reading

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Recent books …

A bit of an overview of my recent reading material, lots of young adult and high-primary/low-secondary level material as I have been given a bundle of material to read through.

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