Latest from Christopher Dawson
Netbooks dead? Say it ain't so, Larry!
Netbooks have become a bastion of K-12 tech, enabling a whole lot of kids to cheaply get their hands on a computer that, not surprisingly, also happens to fit those little hands quite nicely. However, ZDNet's Editor-in-Chief, Larry Dignan, reported on Gartner's and IDC's recent predictions that the netbook market would "grow...
Amazon Kindle Apps: They'll flop, but welcome to the land of competition
It is abundantly clear that the days of the black and white, vanilla, paperback substitute e-reader are numbered. The pending release of the KDK should be welcome news to educators, suggesting that the promise of e-readers and MIDs is right around the corner and countless hardware and software companies are scrambling to beat Amazon at its own game.
Scitable is bringing rich resources to the mobile web
I had a chance to catch up today with Vikram Savkar, Senior Vice President and Publishing Director with the Nature Publishing Group (NPG). We've spoken before about Scitable, their online effort to bring high-quality scientific content to educators and students via the social web.