Web slows after Jacksons death

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8120324.stm

Habitat sorry for Iran Tweeting

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8116869.stm From the article, it seems to imply that using fake hashtags is ok provided they are not sensitive ones?

Twitter hype punctured by study

Some Twitter usage stats. Seems to show that Twitter is one-to-many, rather than one-to-one. Not surprising really. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8089508.stm

Apple in talks to buy Twitter for $700m – Telegraph

Apple in talks to buy Twitter for $700m – Telegraph.

Apple and Google probe launched

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8033073.stm

Warning of death of journalism

…as we know it. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8005090.stm

CSU System Adopts Moodle LMS Services

via CSU System Adopts Moodle LMS Services

Twitter’s Hockey Stick Moment

via Twitter’s Hockey Stick Moment

The Gartner Hype Cycle

Just saw this on TechCrunch. Gartner have tried to map the hype associated with new technologies. Makes a nice alternative to the usual adoption bell curve.

edte.ch…

You might want to help out with the “barn-raising” that’s going on over at edte.ch. It’s billed as “a place for educational technology professionals and students” and is being promoted by Doug Belshaw. I’ve joined – it’s early days over there but anything Doug’s involved in is usually worth looking at.