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What We're Doing When We Blog (11 tags)
Many journalists who write about the blogging phenomenon miss some of the key elements of this medium. Meg Hourihan, a respected blogger herself, discusses both the structure and the intent of weblogging ... just to set the record straight.

What Is a Wiki (and How to Use One for Your Projects) (6 tags)
Wikis are becoming known as the tool of choice for large, multiple-participant projects because jumping in and revising the pages of a wiki is so easy for anyone to do. This article covers how to effectively use a wiki to keep notes and share ideas among a group of people, and how to organize that wiki to avoid lost thoughts, and encourage serendipity. Matt Webb and Tom Stafford co-authored this article using a wiki, as they did their book, Mind Hacks.

Building Custom iQuiz Data (5 tags)
iQuiz is a brand new, flashy iPod game from Apple that allows users to create custom games and run them using the iQuiz interface. In this tutorial, Erica Sadun shows how to create custom iQuiz files and provides sample code and files.

Movies of Software (4 tags)
Jon Udell examines using movies to describe, demonstrate, or document the behavior of software in this month's installment of Primetime Hypermedia.

The New Freshman Comp (3 tags)
In Jon Udell's latest column, he talks about screencasting, a subgenre of film that tell stories about the limited--but growing--slice of our lives that is mediated by software. Jon explains how your coding instincts can help you become a better writer, which in turn can help you in creating audiovisual narratives for screencasting. Speech and video, says Jon, should join writing and editing as the new freshman comp.