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May 4, 2010

What social networking do you prefer, Gerard, if not Facebook?

YouTube perhaps? I bet a video community of signers who use SignWriting, all on YouTube, might really be fun and certainly put a face on everyone, as Maria mentioned below ;-)

We could post videos to each other asking questions and answering them - ha!

Val ;-)



On May 4, 2010, at 1:26 PM, Gerard Meijssen wrote:

> Hoi,
> There is a group on Facebook.. However, Facebook has gone down in my appreciation a lot with the steady erosion of privacy options.. You and your data are sold.. 
> 
> I agree with the other aspects of it.
> Thanks,
>      Gerard
> 
> On 4 May 2010 20:53, MARIA AZZOPARDI <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I was thinking the other day, that maybe you could start a SignWriting
> Group on Facebook - people could post things in sw as pictures, discuss
> etc - and at least we could put a face to the people who use signwriting,
> it might help to give the feeling of community.
> maria
> 
> 
> > SignWriting List
> > May 3, 2010
> >
> > Here is a photo taken in Jamaica showing how they beamed Skype onto a
> > projector screen displayed on the wall...That is me, presenting ;-) and I
> > never left my office - so amazing ....this kind of presentation can be
> > done more for SignWriting...we might even be able to have group meetings
> > using Skype, presenting to each other, all by computer - in small
> > groups...
> >
> > I am trying to think through how we could develop better tech support for
> > all SignWriting users...and to develop more of a feeling of community
> > too...bringing SignWriting users closer together, and giving a meeting
> > place online...There is also new software called "GoToMeeting"...have any
> > of you used that before? if you have any ideas, please share with us here
> > on the SignWriting List ... how would you like to use this new technology
> > to help you and your students and friends with SignWriting?
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On May 1, 2010, at 8:08 AM, Valerie Sutton wrote:
> >
> >> SignWriting List
> >> May 1, 2010
> >>
> >> Hello Everyone!
> >>
> >> Regarding this DanceWriting presentation on Skype, to a dance conference
> >> in Jamaica yesterday...
> >>
> >> It went very well. It is an amazing experience to use Skype in this
> >> way...to present a 45 minute workshop to a room full of dancers in
> >> Jamaica, while I am sitting in my office in San Diego, California! The
> >> world of technology has brought us all so much closer - it is really a
> >> miracle, I think, to have these opportunities on Skype...
> >
> 
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