• Web/Tech

    Shiny Show

    In the first of an occasional series I offer up Shinies to the following tools, as potentially interesting in higher education: TwitterFountain – oooh, shiny. Picked this up via a tweet from Brian Kelly. It aggregates tweets and flickr photos that have been given a specified hashtag, in a nice visual interface. Educationally, it's just a nice way of aggregating some feeds that can be embedded in a page. So, a course might decide upon a hashtag and in their course page (WPMU?) have a twitter fountain running. Not sure it adds much pedagogically, but it provides a stimulus for conversation. One problem – it will pull in any flickr…