public marks

PUBLIC MARKS with tag use

October 2006

Morph: We Imagine Archives

by jlesage
Media Center blog about technology and narrative; thoughtful writing; group of writers take on a specific topic related to narrative and communication weekly

net critique » Interview with Alan Liu

by jlesage
Liu is author of "The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information"

Critique of Ranking and Listing; Exchange with Kenneth C. Werbin

by jlesage
"Our increasing emphasis on quantitative reductions, like ranking lists, at the expense of critically engaged qualitative thought, can be seen as bottom-line strategies for efficiently navigating our increasingly .. networked cybernetic order."

Martin Irvine, Georgetown University

by jlesage
useful website of communication, culture, and technology professor; many links to courses,lectures, slideshows and essays on art, visual culture, media theory

September 2006

Toy Safety Checklist

by likebike (via)
Use recommended age labelling as a guide Look for warnings or other safety messages on toy packaging Buy only toys suitable for the child's age group Avoid toys with sharp points or edges Check rigid eyes and noses on soft toys; make sure they cannot be pulled off Examine wheels on toy cars to make sure they are secure Make sure small parts of larger toys cannot break off AFTER BUYING Look for warnings or other safety messages on toy packaging Read carefully all instructions included in and on the toy packaging Throw away all toy packaging such as plastic, cellophane and styrofoam Teach your child the proper use of toys. For example, darts and arrows should not be pointed at anyone Throw away broken toys that cannot be fixed Make sure that batteries in toys are properly installed Do not allow a child to sleep with a battery-operated toy Supervise children playing with balloons Throw away pieces of broken balloons Remove toys and mobiles strung across cribs and playpens when baby begins to push up with hands and knees Make sure that large toy boxes have good ventilation and that the lid is lightweight and well supported Teach children to put their toys away Examine toys regularly for signs of wear and tear

Monkey Bites

by jlesage
readers' votes on best and worst web 2.0 sites, sept 06

33 reasons to use chat

by geesee
33 reasons to use chat

BLDGBLOG: Container Home Kit

by jlesage
Plan to turn shipping containers into modules for building a home. Interesting blog on space, architecture, and landscape.

URL Investigator

by jlesage & 1 other
easy way to investigate traffic on your site and others

August 2006

July 2006

Moderation Strategies | Main / PatternLanguage

by jlesage
moderation strategies for chat rooms, community software, comments links

June 2006