Monthly Archives: March 2008

What’s Up with Upgrades?

It seems like this is the third year in a row that sometime in March we have really weird H.261/263/264 dialing conflicts. We upgrade software, and all of a sudden bridges are crashing, sites just ring & ring and won’t … Continue reading

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MysteryQuest Europe Notes

Today I am running the last MysteryQuest World for this school year. We’re focusing on Europe and have 3 classes from TX, one from OH and one from MI. After a rough start with technical difficulties for three of the … Continue reading

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Microsoft $300 Videoconference System?

Reading my VCInsight news and found this announcement from the March 17 issue: At VoiceCon Orlando 2008 this week, Microsoft Corp. announced broad availability of its conferencing solutions and continued customer and partner adoption of its Unified Communications platform. Polycom … Continue reading

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Elevate 2008 Schedule

Did you know the Elevate 2008 draft schedule is posted now? I can see already that it’s going to be a great conference. I hope to see you there! Here are some features I’m looking forward to: Optional daily hikes, … Continue reading

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Blog Anniversary & Passion Quilt Meme

To celebrate my 3rd blog anniversary, I thought I’d finally respond to Gail Desler’s tag for a passion quilt meme. I’ve been thinking about it for a while, so this is the result of simmering. My passion, as you well … Continue reading

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MysteryQuest Miracle

I’ve been flat on my back sick all week, but on Tuesday we had a small miracle. I had a MysteryQuest Western Hemisphere session scheduled with 5 classes, and I was too sick to crawl out of bed, let alone … Continue reading

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Listening to Teachers

On a slightly off-videoconferencing topic…. I’ve been teaching an online class, Technology in the Early Elementary Classroom, the last 8 weeks. I love listening to the teachers discuss, create projects, and sharing great ideas with each other. This week there … Continue reading

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