A quick reminder for myself. There is more to metadata than can be described in XML syntax. XML is just text. Text isn’t always the best way of describing something. Metadata != XML Metadata > XML I’m hoping in the next version of the software-formerly-known-as-CAREO that we can get away from this “XML Metadata is […]Read more "Note to self: Metadata > XML"
Here’s a quick link to a discussion of PHP vs. Java. Sure, that’s much like a discussion of Coke vs. Pepsi, or Mr. T vs. Hulk Hogan, but some interesting points are raised. Note, though, that Raible is a hard-core Java guy, but many of the comments come from hard-core PHP folks.Read more "PHP vs. Java Commentary from Raible"
David Wiley talks about something called the “Reusability Paradox” of learning objects. It’s one of the fundamental issues in dealing with learning objects, and basically boils down to this (grossly oversimplified Coles Notes version of Wiley’s paper): “If a learning object is useful in a particular context, by definition it is not reusable in a […]Read more "Addressing the Reusability Paradox?"
I just whipped up a brain-dead simple bookmarklet to check Technorati’s link cosmos for the currently viewed web page. Just drag the link below into your bookmarks or toolbar or whatever, and whenever you click it, you should get the Technorati report on who’s linking to that page. Technorati This No warrantee, express nor implied. […]Read more "Technorati Bookmarklet"
Well, you’re probably not, but if you know someone who is, they might be thankful for this page, containing what appears to be a pretty comprehensive list of RSS readers for a whole lotta platforms.Read more "Looking for an RSS reader?"