Monthly Archives December 2005

Talkback Classroom to Discuss Politics, Youth and Career with Stott Despoja. South Australian Senator and former Democrats leader Natasha Stott Despoja will discuss politics, youth and her career with three students in a Talkback Classroom interview on Wednesday 12 October 2005, at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra. [Source:School Education Headlines]

Bandwidth Overload!. In the last 24 hours, the Central Ranges LLEN Website and our "Voices from the Future" website have experienced a relatively huge spike in the number of downloads and subscriptions to our three Podcasts! We have experienced a 15000% [yes that's right] increase in bandwidth use overnight. The rate is currently still climbing! This is an excellent result,…

Yahoo Seizes Podcast Initiative . Yahoo Inc. introduced a test site yesterday devoted exclusively to downloadable audio programs known as podcasts, a move that some say puts the search engine on the forefront of a cutting edge technology and puts it ahead -- at least in this arena -- of its biggest competitor, Google. By Mike Musgrove. [ - Business]

Useit.Com: R.I.P. WYSIWYG. For the last twenty-five years, one user interface style has reigned supreme: the Macintosh-style graphical user interface. It's now reached its limits, however, and will be replaced by a style that partly reverses some of its most treasured interaction principles. [Tomalak's Realm]

Indigenous health still a major problem: report. A report on disadvantage in Indigenous communities in Australia has found there have been improvements in some areas since 1994, but there are still big problem areas, especially when it comes to health. [ABC News: Top Stories]

Multiple Intelligences and Minds for the Future. Podcast (in MP3 format) of a presentation on multiple human intelligences by Dr Howard Gardner, Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, to the Central Ranges Local Learning and Employment Network 2005 AGM and Industry Forum. [Recent Items]

With Sierra Club's Help, Ford Pushes a New Hybrid. The Sierra Club, long a a nemesis of Detroit automakers, is teaming up with Ford to promote the company's second hybrid vehicle. By DANNY HAKIM. [NYT > Business]