- So first of all Fraser was having a conversation with Jaye Hill and sent out the following tweets:
- — Fraser Speirs (@fraserspeirs)Sun, Sep 23 2012 09:06:26@JayeRHill Or is “going on the web” all we will ever be able to do? Limiting as the world goes mobile and moves away from the raw web.
- — Fraser Speirs (@fraserspeirs)Sun, Sep 23 2012 09:40:16@JayeRHill The edu problem with BYOD is that you can never progress beyond basic common capabilities unless you specify the device.
- — Fraser Speirs (@fraserspeirs)Sun, Sep 23 2012 09:41:26@JayeRHill Merely going on the web is weak sauce today but “bring any device” will lock that in as the best we can ever do.
- I decided to jump in, as the web as 'weak sauce' kind of grated:
- He didn't bite, but then tweeted the following:
- — Fraser Speirs (@fraserspeirs)Sun, Sep 23 2012 09:44:00@JayeRHill The world is moving towards vertically integrated hw/sw and services. Multi-platform requirements will be a boat anchor.
- This did actually make me laugh:
- Fraser then decided to engage:
- I pointed out Firefox OS and web-native apps:
- And we're off!
- — Doug Belshaw (@dajbelshaw)Sun, Sep 23 2012 09:50:14@fraserspeirs Don't mind if you think Apple is the best thing since sliced bread, but to say "the world is going towards..." is disingenuous
- — Fraser Speirs (@fraserspeirs)Sun, Sep 23 2012 09:51:59@dajbelshaw Not really. Google and Microsoft (the only other mobile players) are integrating: Goog/Moto/GApps; Win8/Surface/365.
- — Doug Belshaw (@dajbelshaw)Sun, Sep 23 2012 09:53:14
- Dave Major 'overheard' our conversation and joined in:
BYOD and cross-platform tools for learning
Ah... Sunday mornings. The perfect time to take people to task for tweets they're making to other people. Thankfully, my interlocutors (Fraser Speirs and Dave Major) were very accommodating. :-)
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