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Archive for October, 2005

$100 Laptops will Help Educate World’s Children

Monday, October 31st, 2005

OhmyNews recently ran a piece entitled:
Argentina Joins MIT’s Low-Cost Laptop Plan: Ministry of Education is ordering between 500,000 to 1 million low-cost computers for young students
The laptops, still in R&D stage, will according to the MIT lab:
“…will be a Linux-based, full-color, full-screen laptop that will use innovative power (including wind-up) and will [...]

After Weblogs Inc: Find Out Worth of Your Blog

Monday, October 31st, 2005

Business Opportunity Weblogs has a fun little mechanism you can play around with to find out what your blog is worth. It is based on the multi million dollar sale of Weblogs, Inc. and

Newspaper Managing Editors Still Behind Curve

Sunday, October 30th, 2005

Tim Porter at First Draft has a good roundup about the technology awareness and interest at the Associated Press Managing Editors conference. They seem to be getting it, but very slowly.
He ran a panel on blogging and writes:
My panel was sponsored by Yahoo News. Need I say any more about the future [...]

Latin American Public Journalism Blog in English

Sunday, October 30th, 2005

Want to know what is happening on the public and participatory journalism front in Ecuador and the rest of the Spanish speaking world, but don’t speak Spanish? Well Eric Samson at his site Periodismo Público América Latina has a solution for you. He is now blogging in Spanish and in English.
Samson invited me [...]

Bored? Try San Francisco’s Exploratorium

Saturday, October 29th, 2005

I have been doing some research about youth and learning via computers and in one article was referred to the San Francisco Exploratorium. Neat stuff for a kid or an adult. What’s it have to with journalism, well maybe nothing today, but maybe everything tomorrow. Who knows?