Taking Small Pieces for Granted?

I'm wondering (out loud) if I'm guilty of taking the Small Pieces Loosely Joined concept for granted. It's one of those things that can be talked about at length, but isn't really understood until a gulp of SPLJ Kool-Aid has been swallowed and the approach has been tried on. Conceptually, it makes sense to talk about using a set of small, directed, task-oriented tools, each doing what they do best, then integrating the various tools to produce an organic, dynamic system that resembles a custom-designed software platform....

May 14, 2007 · 2 min

Open, Connected, Social - the movie!

I had the pleasure of co-presenting a session with Brian, Alan and Jim for the MacLearningEnvironments.org group. We wound up breathing some new life into Small Pieces Loosely Joined, and building some demo sites and background wiki pages. Here's the video for the session: The video is available in iPod format, and original lossless QuickTime format. Brian is also offering up an audio-only MP3 version of the jam session.

April 27, 2007 · 1 min