[LINK] Public Sphere #1 High Bandwidth for Australia Live from Canberra

Pia Waugh greebo at pipka.org
Fri May 8 11:26:47 EST 2009


Hi Tom,

<quote who="Tom Worthington">

> I have made some suggestions for improvements, including making the 
> talks slightly longer, varying the format between presentations and 
> using something like the DimDim Web conference software: 
> <http://www.tomw.net.au/blog/2009/05/public-sphere-1-worked.html>.

Thanks for the feedback, definitely some great suggestions that we'll try to
build in. I posted the link to the format feedback blog we put up yesterday.

> While on the topic of technology for these events, I was wondering if 
> anyone had experience of using DimDim 
> <http://www.tomw.net.au/blog/2009/05/dimdim-web-conference-for-e-learning.html>?
> 
> It is one of those web conference systems, which provides audio, 
> video, chat, slide sharing and the like. It seemed a little more open 
> and less resource intensive than most. But I have not used it for a real event.

DimDim looks interesting, will check it out. By the way, the DimDim link in
the feedback post doesn't work.
 
> ps: George's report  includes a photo of my Akbil electronic token 
> from the Istanbul public transport system. But that is another story. ;-)

Sounds like a good story, you should do a blog post ;)

Cheers,
Pia

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