Why didn’t I think of this

Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate (and the consistently fantastic The Rapid Elearning Blog ) just posted: Is Google Making Our E-Learning Stupid? I love the phrase, the idea, and am certain the mere phrase resonates with everyone in the industry. I might have taken the article in another direction, but, as always, Mr Kuhlmann makes it […]

Seattle Bunko Breakfast: Video Clip 1

Dan Pink, author of The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You’ll Ever Need visited Seattle in late July and was kind enough to host a happy hour version of a “Bunko Breakfast” at the Arctic Club Hotel. There were 15-20 people in attendance including 3-4 from the Snohomish County Workforce Development Council, […]

iPod-based Language Learning w/Virtual Characters

I saw that 9to5 Mac picked up a story on iPods as mobile training devices for soldiers to learn new spoken languages. I immediately recognized this from some demos I’d seen from Carol Wideman of Vcom3D. Fantastic to see that this is in the field, well-received and effective. We’d met several years ago and a […]

LETSI got Cuil Faster than SCORM

Playing around with the Cuil search engine earlier this morning… versus Fortunately my typical vanity search did find me. Even more interesting is that Cuil quickly “learned” about SCORM in just an hour or so. Click either image to see more current results.

Paste Text into Web Forms on iPhone or iPod Touch

Here is a new utility web page to easily create javascript: bookmarks (bookmarklets) that paste a custom text string into a web page form in Mobile Safari on iPhone or iPod Touch– http://mobilemind.net/iphone. On iPhone and Touch, that page will automatically re-direct to http://mobilemind.net/___, which includes all the instructions and code needed to make a […]

Ping Pong with Brooks: Clarifying that Challenges != Death

PING– In response to my post, Call for Whitepapers on SCORM- Do SOMETHING please Brooks Andrus wrote a blog post titled, The Elearning Industry Is Dead. [That is a provocative statement that might leave one feeling a bit conflicted if one possessed 10 years experience with multimedia, Flash and elearning, and worked for TechSmith, makers […]

Call for Whitepapers on SCORM- Do SOMETHING please

LETSI is soliciting white papers on SCORM to help identify the issues and ideas that are key priorities for the learning and training community. The submission deadline is August 15, 2008 and more information can be found on the LETSI web site SCORM 2.0 page or in the PDF file LETSI White Paper Solicitation on […]

Develop iPhone Web Apps w/out an iPhone

I saw my friend Aaron twitter a question about this topic, so I thought I’d pull together a quick post with some resources for those with a Mac (and 1-2 for Mac or Win Firefox) and general tips. Briefly the tips are: Test using Safari with User Agent set to Mobile Safari Preview with iPhoney […]