Check out Carnival of the Mobilists #206, online today at mobiThinking. The carnival is a weekly round-up of fresh thinking about mobile from the leading bloggers in the field.
Because I linked the piece I wrote yesterday Give smartphones to Washington DC students, to the Washington Post article that prompted me to write in, the WP linked back to GoldenSwamp. Welcome to Post readers!
The same piece was accepted in this week’s Carnival of the Mobilists #178. Welcome Carnivalers! The lovely lady in the red hat is from the Carnival, hosted this week by Volker Hirsch.
This week’s Carnival of the Mobilists #176 is hosted by Vero at Taptu: the alternative search machine. The alternative, that Taptu, among other visionaries, is leading is mobile search. You can take a peek at a key aspect of mobile future at Taptu, and have a weekly look at all things mobile on the Carnival of the Mobilists as it moves among the leading mobilist bloggers.
The mobile ball is rolled out for 2009 with our first Carnival of the year, hosted by Helen Keegan at Musings of a Mobile Marketer. GoldenSwamp.com’s post about how mobiles don’t know who is your daddy is included in the best mobile blogging of the week.
The Carnival comes to you from Andrew Grill’s London Calling where it features blog posts from the mobile world focussed this week on Earls Court and Symbian’s annual Smartphone Show. There is a Carnival book tent with our own GoldenSwamp post about mobilist Chetan Sharma’s new book Wireless Broadband.
Whilst the economy may be in systemic melt-down the world of mobile blogging continues to go from strength to strength. So beat the gloom with this week’s round up of the blogosphere’s best mobile reportage at Carnival of the Mobilists 145 touching down at mjelly - whoop whoop!
Our thanks to James Cooper, Carnival Host for this upbeat barking for Golden Swamp:
“In a similar vein, Judy Breck, the Carnival Queen has contributed a post suggesting that Mobile is part of a silver lining to the economic mess, at least for education, given that networked forms of learning are so much cheaper to deliver than traditional class-room based teaching. The post has has received a lot of interest and comments on her blog.”
Midway Master for Carnival #143, Steve Litchfield at The Smartphones Show, introduces the best mobile blogging in a week when mobile grew its emergence in several other interesting ways. Steve includes our recent GoldenSwamp post featuring MobHappy.com describing the iPhone in Action in multimedia ways that can be powerful tools for delivering education through the global avalanche of mobile phones.
This week’s Carnival midway master is Pablo Picasso, a carnival sort of guy who was a master at putting together pieces in new ways to create exciting innovations. His Harlequin is enjoying the CanCan from the iPod feature of his iPhone as we look through this week’s pieces of best mobile blogging.
We start with 15 pieces of wisdom from mobile guru Rudy DeWaele of m-trends.org. Rudy gives us 15 Tips To Create Value For Mobile. My favorite: Think global, act viral.
Next, James Cooper at mjelly gives us 12 ways to promote your mobile web site. Since my own focus lately is SEO, I was interested to learn from James that Mobile SEO is right now a “movable feast.
For tips on dealing with the most little pieces of all, take a read at Mobile Twitter Client by Andrew Grill of London Calling.
For browsing the zillions of online bits and pieces, Dennis Bournique at Wap Review gives us his expert analysis of Mobile Browser Tex -UCWEB6
Ram Krishnan at Mobile Broadband Blog describes how mobile broadband can be a significant threat to the old DSL-fixed line business in his post: Deep Dive into Mobile Broadband Growth in Austria.
In Justforkix – Mig33 a new and innovative business model Ajit Jaokar of Open Gardens describes a very unusual revenue model for social networks.
In her post, Personal vs. Shared Spaces, Sarah Lipman at Really Sarah Syndication essays on Mobility = Individuality, and the related mobile phone impact.
The first of two posts about mobile learning is by Mark van’t Hooft of Ubiquitous Thoughts: Has the 1:1 Classroom Era Arrived.
The second post related to learning is at SmartMobs where Roland Piquepaille writes about Sign Language over cell phones in the US.
Turning to recent news, Tsahi Levent-Levi at Radvision analyzes: Are the Olympic Games a Win for Mobile Video?
And addressing the news dominating the USA, Justin Oberman at Mopocket tries to take us Beyond the Mobile Hype in Election ‘08
And finally, with the intriguing post name Oysters, Chickens, Eggs, NFC, Raddedas at Techhype describes a London security caper involving thieves who fish pockets for chips.
Next week, Carnival of the Mobilists #141 will be at Always On Real-Time Access with Chetan Sharma as host. For information on how you can participate by submitting a link to the Carnival, and/or becoming a host, visit the Carnival of the Mobilists website.
Holland soccer fan host Mark Hooft sets up the Carnival of the Mobiists tents with this week’s best mobile blogging among colorful carnival images from The World’s Greatest Game! Included is GoldenSwamp’s new goal-setting 3-part policy for moving education into the future
The midway for the Carnival of the Mobilists this week is set up this week at MobileJones. Featured posts are a reflection of mobile’s push to data and multimedia in 2008: Handset companies, former handset companies, Internet companies, new entrants and social networking giants are all involved in mash-ups of services. The best mobile blogging is showcased each week at the Carnival.
Included this time is a post last week on SmartMobs: “Can the Cell Phone Help End Global Poverty?” introducing an article from the New York Times Magazine on the travels and intelligence gathering of Nokia’s Jan Chipchase. Carnival host Debi Jones writes for her mobilist audience: “With the ubiquity of the cell phone comes opportunities beyond sales of games and dating applications.”
The Carnival host Jamie Wells who posts at mobilestance.com, does a clever take on the GoldenSwamp “How to cheat” bit. Wells writes: Judy at the GoldenSwamp uses an instructional video to make an interesting case against banning mobiles in schools. File this under “Another Reason Why Carbonated Beverages and Education Don’t Mix.”
Featuring insights and information from last week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, this week’s Carnival at Vision Mobile includes the recent GoldenSwamp post on putting knowledge on mobiles as key for new generations.
The Carnival rolled out its midway today at taptology with a vibrant theme: The Worldwide Connected � with topics from web3.0 to free speech, and from Burmese dissent to UFO sightings. The Carnival includes GoldenSwamp’s birthday post remembering Sputnik.
My pick of the posts on this week’s Carnival of the Mobilists 92 is Mark van ‘t Hooft’s discussion of topics for the upcoming Handheld Learning 2007 conference. Golden Swamp will hereinafter recommend pertinent posts for mobile learning from future Carnivals of the Mobilists.