Seth Godin writes good stuff... I nearly always nod and learn something when reading his blog... he's made an audio file of his latest book and is selling it for US$1 on itunes, and audible is offering it for 'free' as a promotion.
I delivered a keynote!
Still can't quite believe it. Hugely grateful to Bryant Patten of the National Center for Open Source in Education for the opportunity, and for having such faith in me.
I do hope the audience got something out of it.
slides and references - http://www.cc.com.au/k12openminds and I uploaded heaps of photos on flickr
following some new people on twitter now... which prompted me to pop in here and do an update - which I've not done for a while...
As I've mentioned before - I have 3 blogs. I'm not too sure why - they do each have a slightly different focus. This one, at kattekrab.net has always been the most random, the most uncompromising. The one least likely to make sense to anyone but me.
Travelling halfway around the world to speak at a conference - always a great opportunity to learn something new.
Dr Thornburg talked about a microbial fuel cell - that uses manure and salt water to generate electricity. Nice.
Imagine combining this with the OLPC... or other low watt computing devices... such as mobile internet gadgets and smart phones...
Poo Powered Computing - The PooPuter! :)
Roland forwarded info on a free lecture taking place in Melbourne on 17 Sept by Charles Leadbetter. Con replied with a transcript from this guy speaking in 2006...
The Direct quote is
Well - I submitted an abstract to the linux.conf.au call for participation to do a tutorial on Inkscape. And I encouraged one of the lead inkscape developers, Jon Cruz, to also make a submission. He tells me he did! Which is very W00t!
But also reduces the chances of having my own tutorial accepted.
I have 3 blogs.
That is all.