Archives for February 2010

Overview or just another slide transition effect

Prezi had the potential to overcome the suffocating linearity of traditional presentations. But unfortunately, it is often used for merely a new, gimmick, slide transition effect. Read more…

17 February 2010 | Visualization | 1 Comment

Comment culture

A new German paper “Views on the comment culture of weblogs” finds that the hope for a comment culture, the reflective element of participative learning, has not yet been fulfilled, and that weblogs are rather monological and only few threads are emerging. Read more…

14 February 2010 | Social software | 2 Comments

Peer review before or after publication

why are Web2.0 affordances not embraced for scholarly communication? A new report from UC Berkeley gives a shattering answer and a discouraging advice to young scholars. Perhaps there is hope that older scholars and elite universities can be more broad-minded? Read more…

3 February 2010 | Social software | No Comments

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