Mission in Digital Frontiers: Learning Day in Adelaide

Next week I am doing a learning day at Uniting College, Adelaide, South Australia. Thanks to Dr Steve Taylor, Director of Missiology, for inviting me over. You might remember Steve for his EmergentKiwi blog or his excellent book The Out of Bounds Church?: Learning to Create a Community of Faith in a Culture of Change.…

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New Macs

Like all true Mac fans I am following the announcements at Apple HQ about the new macs. Not buying one, though, no matter how sexy! I am watching it live at Engadget And you may remember Dave Walker’s perceptive cartoon of the emerging church Technorati Tags: mac

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I dont need a new Mac

I know tomorrow’s launch of the new Mac and Macbook Pro will have a lot of people ooohhing and aaahhhing but the fact is, my Mac is still rocking after nearly 2 years and I dont intend to replace it. Even if I had the money to do it. Unless there was a spectacular reason…

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iphone

Apple’s iphone comes out tonight. Whoopdy Do! Its just a stupid phone and it costs too much money – $499 and $599. My motorola phone is 2 years old and if it died tomorrow i think i would resurrect my REALLY old Sony Ericsson 68i which i loved. If i want iTunes then i will…

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Internet “Smelly Vision” by 2015

News story says Korean tech experts predict computers will transmit scent through the internet by 2015. This will be very good news for the alt. worship communities and cyberchurches. Maybe even bloggers. Expect my recipes to have accompanying smells. I wonder how others will use it? Coffee smells for emerging church conversations? Incense for cyberchurch…

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Wiki Words

– Wired’s Big Question Wiki needs some people to help fill in the blanks to BIG questions like: Where is the Holy Grail? – SmartBibleWiki.com is under development, courtesy of the omnipresent Dr Andy Jackson of SmartChristian who has the skinny; “SmartBibleWiki.com will be an open-source website dedicated to the interpretation of each book of…

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Leith Anderson in the Search Engines

Mark Driscoll’s latest blog post on how churches should respond to pastoral crises of falling leaders (ie . . Haggard) has made me think about how churches and their web sites should also be geared to BLESS their rising leaders (ie . . . Anderson). Yesterday I did a search for NAE Interim President Leith…

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Bloglings, meet your Maker

I liked the title of this blog post about Tim Berners Lee so much i just had to say it out loud and repost the picture of Sir Tim. i also just found Tim’s book for £2 and ordered it. Thanks to Gareth of View From The Potting Shed. Technorati Tags: blog, web 2.0

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Contribute 4 has blog capabilities

Adobe’s Contribute 4 sounds impressive with the blogging capability . . . but i am leaning towards online solutions like Flock browser. And i still cant beat ecto for blogging control and offline writing. Technorati Tags: blog, web 2.0

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Swarm released by Digg Labs

Swarm: A great Web 2.0 info-experience and i already have an account. All kinds of news and info popping up on the screen in the same way my brain works . . . but . . . no RELIGION news! Come on, we are waiting . . . Technorati Tags: tech, web 2.0

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Have WiFi, Will Travel

Well I dont have one, yet. But since many conference centers don’t have a Wifi connection, like the one i have just come from last week, I could always bring my own along. The Kyocera KR1 Mobile Router might be just the ticket. Laughing Squid has roadtested it and BoingBoing approves but it looks like…

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MacBook is here

The MacBook. Its here. Finally. And its exactly as predicted by MacRumors and other sources. The new MacBook replaces the ibook – of which i have had two. It comes in white or the more expensive, slightly faster, slightly bigger 80 Gig HD in the wicked color BLACK, which seems better looking but i am…

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Vizrea: Phone to Blog Software

Vizrea was “unstealthed” today and makes a splash on the Seattle Times. From its humble beginnings in the basement of our nu-monastic-community in Prague (the Giant Peach) to the computer screens and fancy Symbian-based phones of the world, Jarda’s software, which became a joint Czech-USA project, has eventually been released. I am very connected to…

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