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UK | Jason E. Shao

The Ed Techie: What Mailbox limits reveal

The Ed Techie: What Mailbox limits reveal: Grainne posted recently about the frustration of continually getting the ‘Your mailbox is over its size limit’ in our OU email accounts. I can’t tell you how annoying this – sometimes I am just trying to send a quick response to someone before I have to dash out ...

Unlocking N75

I got into the UK and one of the first things I wanted to do was to unlock my AT&T cell phone so that I could use it with a local SIM card. Afterall, being able to take my phone internationally was one of the main benefits of switching to a GSM provider. Getting the ...

Teenager sues over porn picture

BBC NEWS | UK | England | Staffordshire | Teenager sues over porn picture This BBC article has a note about a photo that a British teenage posted on the internet was snapped up and used on the cover of an adult DVD. Adding insult to injury though, is the company’s response to the girl’s ...

Sakai Conference: U-Camp

Caught the last half of U-Camp at Sakai — mostly a presentation on RSF, from a designer’s perspective. There are pieces of RSF that do look attractive — plain (X)HTML templates, Spring integration, etc. I still wonder if the world needs yet another component framework — especially one that’s essentially proprietary to Sakai/Higher Education. Tapestry? ...

Facebook Platform – In-road to HE Legitimacy?


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Facebook Platform - In-road to HE Legitimacy?
http://developers.facebook.com/index.php Facebook has once again made it the coolest platform ever by opening their API further, and most importantly supporting sessions that don’t expire every 24 hours. There’s been a lot of talk on the web about this helping them to monetize Facebook’s user base through commerce partnerships. I think that’s true, but I also ...

Gaming to Teach Java

via email from the Princeton JUG Another interesting resource for learning about Java and programming is http://www.greenfoot.org/. It is an interactive learning tool that starts by having you build a game world with actors, using a GUI. Then, you learn how to enhance the world by using Java code. It’s worth a look. At JavaOne ...

IIT Internet 22.5/7

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/03/12/indian_students_told_to_talk/ The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Mumbai (Bombay) will turn off hostel students’ free internet access from 11pm until 12.30pm. Authorities hope the decision will get students talking to each other again. Mumbai has 13 undergraduate hostels. The really interesting part of this for me is that they’ve decided that 11PM – 12:30PM ...

Extreme Pumpkins

Extreme Pumpkins had a bunch of variations on Jack-o-lanterns including my favorite, the puking pumpkin.

Students ‘waste money’ buying internet essays

Students ‘waste money’ buying internet essays Students who pay internet companies to write essays for them are not only cheating but could be wasting their money, according to a university professor. An experiment at Loughborough University in which students were encouraged to buy essays from a number of ghostwriting companies found the results were of ...

Are Men Better at Science?

BBC NEWS | UK | Education | Harvard row over sex and science > Former US Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers argued one group outperformed the other because of genetics, not just experience, the Boston Herald said. Dr. Summers is one of the few people I could see bringing up this topic and actually believe he ...