I sent a snarky note to blogspirit’s technical support line, because of all the trackback spam that gets through.
Here’s the response:
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First Benjamin Grundy did it. Now Cliff Ravenscraft does it too. Both podcasts took the huge leap of quitting their day jobs ot concentrate on podcasting full time. Congrats, best wishes, and generous prayers to both of them!
Relatedly, Lars Brownsworth, of the crazy-informative 12 Byzantine Rulers, left his teaching position at Stonybrook to both podcast and write.
The University of California’s flagship campus in Berkeley is making waves. Not only are the Golden Bears currently #3 in the NCAA Football standings — but they’ve put hundreds of hours of lecture video online!
I’m currently listening to Physics 10 – Lecture 23: Relativity II. If you thought MIT OpenCourseWare or iTunes on Campus was cool… you ain’t seen nothing yet!
The website: youtube.com/ucberkeley.
I’ve been using Blackboard’s discussion board feature as part of my reasearch assistantship these past few days. Anyone who has used the software knows just what a joy that is.
There’s a silent eror when using firefox browser. “Sort by date” under discussion collections myseriously scrambles the dates. This problem does not appear under Internet Explorer.