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Apple’s 9/10 News?… Meh.

September 12, 2013
Apple’s 9/10 News?… Meh.

So anyone who knows me would probably categorize me as an Apple “fan girl,” though I prefer to see myself as a much more refined and cultured version of that <grin>. But I watched Apple’s announcement yesterday on live blog and am sad to say that I left feeling...
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Greater Focus on One Thing at a Time

April 2, 2012

Wonderful thing to come across in my Monday Morning reading. An article on the HBR Blog reminding us of a few things we can do as staff and managers to be our most humanly productive — and it’s NOT multitasking! Read an excerpt below: If you’re a manager, here...
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The SocioEconomic Tech Divide: Beginning to Close the Gap

November 27, 2011

You’ve found this blog post, so you’re obviously enjoying whatever Internet access you’ve got, right? Do something good for a family in need this holiday who may not be able to manage the mondo cost of high-speed, perpetually-on Internet access some of us enjoy — let them know this...
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Managing Your Users’ Social Network Profiles : Commentary

November 5, 2011

Found this comment rather interesting… “Require a social network login to access your website. You request permission to access visitors’ social profiles and, when approved, you’ll have an opportunity to build a wealth of knowledge on the individual user. Learn about their hobbies and interests, friends, likes, age, marital...
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Top Authoring Tools according to Learning Solutions Magazine

October 20, 2011

The top-seven tools that people reported using, in order of most use to least, are: Adobe Captivate Articulate Presenter Articulate Engage Adobe Connect TechSmith Camtasia Adobe Presenter Harbinger Raptivity via learningsolutionsmag.com I find it quite interesting that Adobe holds THREE spots on this list and Articulate TWO spots as...
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Google Buying Motorola Mobility

August 15, 2011
Google Buying Motorola Mobility

via fastcompany.com Read further and see what you think about the prospect of Google owning the Motorola mobile hardware manufacturing practice and resources, and what that could mean for those of us who own Motorola Droid phones. It sounds like something I’m certainly looking forward to if what is...
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Sparks in Google+ Social Networking Environment

July 6, 2011
Sparks in Google+ Social Networking Environment

Keep your team up-to-date with Sparks Another great feature that differentiates Google+ from Facebook is Sparks. It lets users define an interest (robotics, for example), and then trawls the web looking for articles related to that interest, making it easy for users to find relevant articles to share. This...
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The SocioEconomic Tech Divide: Beginning to Close the Gap

November 27, 2011

You’ve found this blog post, so you’re obviously enjoying whatever Internet access you’ve got, right? Do something good for a family in need this holiday who may not be able to manage the mondo cost of high-speed, perpetually-on Internet access some of us enjoy — let them know this...
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The Kno – What the iPad SHOULD have been?

September 25, 2010
The Kno – What the iPad SHOULD have been?

via kno.com OMG… I WANT ONE! This is the one reason I haven’t taken the iPad dive yet — because it doesn’t really cater to the needs of an education professional or career student like myself. Not enough textbooks on the iPad platform, and that’s where it’s real usefulness...
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Wave: Bye Bye

August 4, 2010

Google not doing the Wave anymore: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9180161/Google_drops_Google_Wave
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Free Tools To Create Diagrams

July 8, 2010

Visualize Everything: 32 Free Tools To Create Different Diagrams via 1stwebdesigner.com I’m always on the lookout for free and opensource ways of getting things done, so here are some more links to some free and inexpensive ways to create graphs and charts for class, for business, for whenever you...
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Blackboard buying Wimba and Elluminate

July 8, 2010
Blackboard buying Wimba and Elluminate

via blackboard.com According to the feedback left at the Chronicle website (http://chronicle.com/blogPost/Blackboard-to-Buy-2/25357/?utm_source=feedburne…), this may or may NOT be a good thing for lovers of Wimba or Elluminate: “Today Blackboard Inc. announced plans to buy Elluminate, based in Alberta, Canada, and Wimba, based in New York, both of which sell...
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ISTE Media Specialists SIG Learning Tools Links

July 3, 2010

One of the hottest sessions at ISTE 2010 this year was the annual free tools smack-down hosted by SIGMS. Here are a few of the sites that we found particularly interesting: via isteconnects.org Sites cited: The Week In Rap, Tagxedo, Google Search Stories, Voki, ZooBurst, Xtranormal, Gale Apps, Pulse...
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Yaaaay! Finally — Captivate 5 for Mac Too!

July 2, 2010

This, just in from The Captivate Blog: After many weeks of waiting eagerly Adobe Captivate and eLearning Suite users may now download the free trials of Adobe Captivate 5. The release contains many significant enhancements that have Captivate and eLearning Suite users literally chomping at the bit to get...
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productivity

Third of 3 | Things Managers Do to Set Staff Up for Success

I read this and immediately began to ask myself, “Is anyone listening?” 3. Provide a path for the employee. Twenty years of the same job won’t get or keep a lot of people.  Reid Hoffman , founder of LinkedIn  and the author of The Start Up of You , states that companies want and need to hire people, but only...

The SocioEconomic Tech Divide: Beginning to Close the Gap

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Third of 3 | Things Managers Do to Set Staff Up for Success

I read this and immediately began to ask myself, “Is anyone listening?” 3. Provide...

The SocioEconomic Tech Divide: Beginning to Close the Gap

You’ve found this blog post, so you’re obviously enjoying whatever Internet access you’ve got,...

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The Kno – What the iPad SHOULD have been?

via kno.com OMG… I WANT ONE! This is the one reason I haven’t taken the iPad dive yet — because it doesn’t really cater...
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Wave: Bye Bye

Google not doing the Wave anymore: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9180161/Google_drops_Google_Wave
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Online Public High School in MI: Did You Know?

Michigan is now finally among the number of other states before it to become part of this new online education trend — now students...
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