Testing Wimba

Over the past couple of weeks I've been helping out at a couple of sessions at getting groups of students to use Wimba (I'm looking at ways of trying this more widely in the institution, but not there yet - think I may have to hang out in the dining area!). The students will then be interviewed for focus groups, and it will be very interesting to see their feedback. The sessions were run by…

One Million People: Faces of a Digital Generation

An interesting new project came to my attention this morning, a plan to get One Million People to add their photos to a book, currently virtual, but (interestingly for a digital project), to be printed (with an anticipated price point of $100).  The site is in its very early stages, and is the brainchild of Alex Tew, a 26 year old British internet entrepreneur, and it will be interesting who considers themselves part of the…

Life in a Day

I heard about this from @lisaharris the other day: "Life in a Day" - I had heard about it before, thought it sounded like a great idea... and then promptly forgot about it as I was away that week! "Life In A Day is a historic global experiment to create the world's largest user-generated feature film: a documentary, shot in a single day, by you. On July 24, you have 24 hours to capture a…