How social media is changing our children

I came across some interesting videos about web2.0 and social media. One caught my eye relating to how the web was transforming the lives of children and teaching them tools and social skills that will affect their future. For example it's often quoted that children cannot read or write to the perceived standard, but as … Continue reading How social media is changing our children

The Machine is Us/ing Us – What is this Web2.0 thing?

I've been looking at the finished web2.0 video on YouTube titled: "Web 2.0 in just under 5 minutes". This title caught my eye, and I was not disappointed when I saw the video. Very neat and hits home very quickly what web2.0 and social engineering and interaction is all about. It has some really good … Continue reading The Machine is Us/ing Us – What is this Web2.0 thing?

Ajax tutorials and links

Articles Ajax: A New Approach to Web Applications, by Jesse James Garrett. The original article which coined the term. Why Ajax Matters Now by Jesse James Garrett. Ajax gives software a fresh look Blurring the line between desktop and Web applications. Weighing the Alternatives How Ajax stacks up against competing RIA approaches. JavaScript refactoring for … Continue reading Ajax tutorials and links

Web 2.0

This is a world of blogs<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blogs&gt;, wikis<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikis&gt;, tags<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tags&gt;, tag clouds<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tag_clouds&gt; and rss feeds<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSS_(file_format)&gt;. The ability of users toassign free terms to pieces of information as illustrated in webservices such as the photosharing site Flickr <http://www.flickr.com&gt;,the bookmarking site Del.icio.us <http://del.icio.us&gt; or the news siteDigg <http://www.digg.com&gt;. Specifically, he described 'ambientfindability', the nexus of search, wayfinding, marketing, informationinteraction, … Continue reading Web 2.0

AJAX: Usable Interactivity with Remote Scripting

AJAX: Usable Interactivity with Remote Scripting By Cameron Adams July 13th 2005 If your bookmarks contain even one Web development blog, you'll undoubtedly know that remote scripting is being touted as the new 'future of the Web'. Although I get the feeling that a few people are perhaps a little over-excited about it, the recent … Continue reading AJAX: Usable Interactivity with Remote Scripting