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Blogs and RSS Feeds

  1. 1. Blogs and Feeds Centre for Instructional Technology
  2. 2. blog?
  3. 3. we b log
  4. 4. blog
  5. 5. blog Noun website entries reverse chronological syndicated* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/blog
  6. 6. blog Verb to add an entry http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/blog
  7. 7. blog entry The Title Thisday, 29 Feb Text, photos, audio, video. By me. 1 comment | Permalink Comment: Great entry!
  8. 8. other elements Archives Recent Monthly Categories Search Blogroll Feeds*
  9. 9. Post title Date Entry / post Archives Blogroll Feeds* Comments
  10. 10. where is the permalink ?
  11. 12. “ Instead of linking to web pages, which can change, bloggers link to one another’s posts, which typically remain accessible indefinitely. This style of linking also gives blogs a viral quality, so a pertinent post can gain broad attention amazingly fast.” David Kirkpatrick Why there’s no escaping the blog Fortune Magazine, 10 January 2005 http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune_archive/2005/01/10/8230982/index.htm
  12. 13. your voice
  13. 14. tomorrow.sg
  14. 15. read/write
  15. 16. technorati.com
  16. 17. no fuss
  17. 18. mr brown lee kin mun
  18. 19. leshon lee
  19. 23. ivan chew
  20. 24. who is juwono sudarsono ?
  21. 25. juwono sudarsono
  22. 26. asst prof john holbo, dept of philosophy
  23. 27. alex mitchell, instructor, communications & new media programme
  24. 28. asst prof park cheolsung, dept of econs
  25. 29. asst prof paul barter, lky spp
  26. 38. Librarians at the National Library Board are blogging too, posting their own book reviews to promote reading and writing World Cup match reports to attract soccer fans to check out digital resources on sports. Said its senior manager Ian Bain, 56: “Blogs are a godsend to librarians. People think librarians are boring people and the library is a stuffy place. We write our blogs in a light-hearted, conversational voice.” Blogging: Govt agencies getting into the act Straits Times, 23 Aug 2006
  27. 46. Blog software is like wine
  28. 47. Blogs are like sharks* Garr Reynolds Presentation Zen
  29. 48. exhibition on now
  30. 49. these books just arrived!
  31. 50. my job is…
  32. 51. bet you didn’t know that…
  33. 52. We received feedback about… Here’s what we think…
  34. 53. future plans & announcements
  35. 54. I was thinking about what the Rambling Librarian mentioned …
  36. 55. Hi, that was a great post!
  37. 56. Said its senior manager Ian Bain, 56: “Blogs are a godsend to librarians. People think librarians are boring people and the library is a stuffy place. We write our blogs in a light-hearted, conversational voice. ” Blogging: Govt agencies getting into the act Straits Times, 23 Aug 2006
  38. 57. how to read blogs?
  39. 58. WHAT
  40. 59. feed me!
  41. 60. rich site summary really simple syndication rdf site summary resource description framework atom
  42. 61. syndicate this site (extensible markup language)
  43. 62. what does shakespeare make of this?
  44. 63. a feed is a URL
  45. 65. what do feeds do? get the content you want delivered to you
  46. 66. HOW
  47. 67. from a feed reader
  48. 68. online desktop convert to mail
  49. 69. put feed into reader
  50. 70. WHY
  51. 71. content from various sources come to you (not you going to different websites)
  52. 72. subscribe to your interests
  53. 73. “ this sounds suspiciously like email”
  54. 74. you don’t give away your email address
  55. 75. you control the subscription
  56. 76. email subscriptions are static
  57. 77. there are many more feeds than email subscriptions
  58. 78. WHERE
  59. 79. where do I get feeds?
  60. 80. Sunset with Wine by Daybis from http://www.flickr.com/photos/daybis/156821825/ Creative commons attribution-noncommercial Shark by Jeff Kubina from http://www.flickr.com/photos/kubina/131671726/ Creative commons attribution-share alike It’s your choice by Luke Rosenberger http://www.flickr.com/photos/72565319@N00/211945042/ Creative commons attribution-share alike Photo Credits This presentation is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution- NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License .

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