Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-03-26

  • @JeffNugent Saw demo a few months ago, looks great but expensive (in South Africa). Looking for open source alternatives. Know of any? in reply to JeffNugent #
  • Pause/rewind podcast lectures = higher test scores. But technology just a tool, students must still work. http://bit.ly/OBbQW #
  • SA government turns it’s back on Zimbabwean refugees fleeing instability, starvation and collapsed health system http://bit.ly/AIQpF #
  • “Cholera just tip of Zimbabwe’s…crisis”, near total collapse of healthcare systems creates massive medical emergency http://bit.ly/10Vk7W #
  • Multimedia resources from Doctors without borders, great for teaching Human Rights and their relationship to health http://bit.ly/no8Qw #
  • Life-saving surgery by text message. Cellphones seem like old tech now, but it’s the only tech available in some places http://bit.ly/EWst0 #
  • @sbestbier Where’s the link to the page describing the widgets? in reply to sbestbier #
  • 3D globe with live (?) Twitter stream. Pretty cool http://bit.ly/10A4A #
  • 2D version here http://bit.ly/19wMqf. Striking how few tweets originate in Africa #

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