Monthly Archives for July 2004

moblogging

I’m going to France, and I think I might do some moblogging here. Probably just photos will get posted, since the text part of the phone to Flickr to blog is hiccupping, and then if I’m online (as in if … Continue reading

24. July 2004 by Jill
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invent-a-life

Imagine spinning a story to reinvent your life. It seems that’s what Chicago girl Norma Khouri did. When sick of her marriage and her mother, she wrote a book detailing her life escaping from patriarchal Jordan, and not only made … Continue reading

24. July 2004 by Jill
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setting up moblogging is not a cinch

Ugh! I want to moblog from Provence (I’m going tomorrow! Yay!) and none of the options are quite working. Email to Flickr which posts to this (WordPress-powered) blog: This kind of works, but no title gets sent, well, no words … Continue reading

24. July 2004 by Jill
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motivate yourself!

This cheap motivational trick for writers sounds just like the sort of thing that’d work for me. Would work well for PhD writers too. Which reminds me, it’s about time I put my PhD thesis online. But, see, something’s weird … Continue reading

23. July 2004 by Jill
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how much do students work?

Got the student evaluations for last year’s class. I just skimmed them (too much else to do right now, I’ll look at it later) but I noticed a lovely question about how much work the students put into this course. … Continue reading

22. July 2004 by Jill
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educational licensing

MovableType’s educational licence price of US$39 for a single teacher and a single class of students – with unlimited users weblogs for current students in the class – is entirely affordable. That’s exactly the use I intend. Good for them.

22. July 2004 by Jill
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gameblogs

Now that looks useful: Gameblogs displays the latest posts from a variety of blogs that write about games. Does that kind of site exist for other topics? (via GTxA)

22. July 2004 by Jill
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filesharing

Another study shows that filesharing makes no difference to record sales. Joi Ito also points to the original paper (PDF).

22. July 2004 by Jill
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grass, silhouetted

I climbed Ulriken yesterday. Well, only halfway, because it was late and the gnats were driving me mad, but on the way down, as the sun was setting, I noticed that if I focussed on the grass instead of the … Continue reading

21. July 2004 by Jill
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domain set up: check

OK, so I’ve got a working website set up for ELINOR at elinor.nu (elinor.com, .net, .org are all taken up by linkfarms or “investors” wanting $8000 for the domain), and there’s some extremely basic content too. More will come after … Continue reading

21. July 2004 by Jill
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