Monday, March 28, 2016

Evolution of Gaming 1957-2015 #vmvwiki

This Video Shows The Incredible Evolution of Gaming From 1957-2015

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Friday, March 25, 2016

Issues with using other people's code #vmvwiki #vmvweb

A row that led a developer to delete a 17-line JavaScript module has stopped countless applications working.

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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Does URL Structure Even Matter? A Data Driven Answer

Does your URL structure even help with your overall traffic? To answer this question, this blogger decided to do a bit of research to help you make a data-informed decision.

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Sunday, March 20, 2016

Online Learning Report Shows Long-Term Higher Education Trends #vmvwiki #vmvdlt

  • As of late 2014, 5.8 million students are taking online learning courses at some level

  • The number of academic leaders who view online learning as the same or superior to in-person instruction is at 71 percent, down from 77 percent in 2013

  • Academic leaders who have not incorporated online learning into their curriculum ahave a consistent 42 percent interest in blending online and in-person activities in a course.

  • About 75 percent of academic leaders answered that their courses were designed for current students or students within their geographic region.

  • MOOCs as an open resource for people outside their university now rests at 11 percent from 3 percent in 2012.

Leese, N. (2016). Online Learning Report Shows Long-Term Higher Education Trends Retrieved from

Based on a full report by
Allen, I.E., Seaman, J. (2016). Online Report Card: Tracking Online Education in the United States. Retrieved from

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Generating revenue using an Open Business Model #vmvwiki #vmvdlt #vmvweb

What is an Open Business Model and How Can You Generate Revenue?


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Saturday, March 5, 2016

Riding the wave of BYOD: developing a framework for creative pedagogies #vmvwiki #vmvdlt

Academic article on BYOD
This paper contains an overview the development of a framework for creative pedagogies that harness the unique affordances of BYOD.

One third of HTTPS sites vulnerable to cheap hack, say researchers | IITP Techblog #vmvwiki #vmvitwd #vmvweb

A team of international researchers has discovered a security vulnerability that can be exploited in a relatively low-cost attack that will decrypt secured communications in only a few hours.

Up to one third of all HTTPS-secured websites, include around 80,000 of the world's most popular sites, are among those listed as being vulnerable to a DROWN attack, according to the researchers.

The team recommend server operators ensure that their private keys are not used anywhere with server software that allows SSLv2 connections, including web servers, SMTP servers, IMAP and POP servers.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

iOS and Android dominate marketshare #vmvwiki #vmvmobile #vmvitwd

As this chart from Statista shows, the smartphone market is dominated by Google's Android and Apple's iOS, each accounting for 81.6% and 15.9%, respectively.

Digital Learning CELDA Papers From 2004-2015 #vmvwiki #vmvresearch #vmvdlt

Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age: addresses the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age

101 Ways to Make Your Website More Awesome · #vmvwiki #vmvitwd

Checklist on how to build a website