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    What magazines do you read?

    Afternoon Guys,

    Hello to everyone.

    I am not a newbie to the forum but have been away for quite a while so hopefully I can get back into the swing of things again.

    For my first post back I wanted to say hi to everyone and canvass opinion if possible on what education focused articles people are currently reading?

    Specifically what magazines, news pages, websites (other than edugeek ) etc they find most interesting for education IT related issues and would recommend me reading or subscribing to?

    I would welcome your suggestions.

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    The MSDN UK Schools Blog
    Alex Pearce's Sharepoint Blog

    We get some trade rags for the IT industry in general such as Computing, and a my co-techie brings MicroMarts in.

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    Blogwise i have about 50 sites in my edublogger category and 20 in the edugeek.net bloggers category.

    But echo Rays & Alex's blog..

    In google reader in total i have 459 feeds..

    Russ

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    Computing & IT Week (easy now it is merged)
    Information Age
    Pretty much most of the daily news emails from techtarget
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    about 15 MS blogs (Ray's award winning blog is pretty good for an educational focus)
    I have let a number of trade mags subscriptions die off now but you get lots of them from InfoSec and the ServiceDesk & IT Support show, but supportworld in a good one from there.
    The rest of the stuff I pull from blogs, del.icio.us, digg or twitter.
    We should not forget the information alerts from MS, Apple and CERT advisories. Some of the most important emails I receive!

    ----edit----
    Forgot some of the 'off-the-shelf' mags ... MacWorld, MacUser, MacFormat, iCreate and occasionally .NET
    I used to get FYI but l pick everything from the TechNet Flash emails instead now.
    Last edited by GrumbleDook; 5th November 2008 at 11:16 PM. Reason: Forgot some

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    Linux Format and Computing Magazine. Not always education-focused but they sometimes have some appropriate articles in.

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    Ooh - forgot about Linux Format!

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    Whats a magazine?

    I've been using RSS feeds for a few years now, BBC, OSNews, Anandtech, Toms Hardware, New Scientist, a few others.

    Actually, I lie. The kind peps at Computer Weekly send me a free copy each week. Absolutely love the Dilbert cartoons on the back page!

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    i read magazines to relax and get away from work, so .. Dive

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    I only printed magazine I read regularly is .net.

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    Education Executive is good mag that read gives good overview of business side of education.

    In fact there was interesting article in other day about first non QTS Head.

    Russ

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    Can you reccomend some good links then for my rss feed?

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    osnews.com
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