education.au, in a project funded by the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, has recently had the opportunity to develop a proof of concept (POC) around the use of short educational videos - that is, a kind of YouTube service for education - through the edna project. The edna.tv proof of concept demonstrates how the service would work for education -...
google replaces "rss" with "follow this blog"
“For all its supposed simplicity, Really Simple Syndication or RSS has continued to confuse and intimidate millions of people online years after its introduction. What can be done to make RSS more mainstream? Google plans to roll out a small but simple feature that could go a long way. We wouldn’t be surprised to see every blog publishing service follow suit. “Follow this...
Clavardon is a co-browsing service that allows you to browse pages with other people simultaneously. After you enter a URL, you can start inviting your friends and, while you chat with them, they will be able to see your movements on any site: you can scroll, highlight any part of text and input any other URL and be sure that people will look at the same things as you do. Free to use for up to...
qipit; a free mobile online copy service
Use Qipit to copy documents, whiteboards and handwritten notes with your camera phone or digital camera to store, fax, email or publish. Turn documents, notes and whiteboards into digital copies (PDFs) Email or fax qipit digital copies via email, your online Qipit account, or right from your phone Store all of your paper documents and notes as digital documents for easy archiving and sharing ...
digitalstorytelling » home →
digitalstorytelling wiki from ISTE
What's Next 2008: Ten Predictions for the Future... →
What’s in store for the coming school year.
now embeddable slideshow from flickr
This week, Flickr finally added the ability to share a slideshow with other users. Just click the Share link when viewing any slideshow on Flickr. You get two options: a URL that links to the slideshow you’re viewing or HTML code that will let you embed a smaller version on your web page. A slideshow is available from just about every page where you see a group of photos on Flickr:...
desktop of the future to be web-based?
Everything is moving to the cloud. As we enter the third decade of the Web we are seeing an increasing shift from native desktop applications towards Web-hosted clones that run in browsers. For example Office Live, Google Docs, Zoho, ThinkFree, DabbleDB, Basecamp, and many others now provide Web-based alternatives to the full range of familiar desktop office productivity apps. In addition, hosted...
gather together for managing tasks
Manage all your tasks & projects online with Task2Gather and invite your family members, colleagues, partners, clients and anybody else to participate. Product blog has full description
free educational resources website →
For all forms of electronic media. Topics include video & television production, audio work, photography, graphics, web design, etc
mediacollege resource website
MediaCollege.com is a free educational and resource website for all forms of electronic media. Topics include video & television production, audio work, photography, graphics, web design and more. Also hundreds of tutorials with supporting illustrations, videos, sound bytes and interactive features. Also reference material, utilities, etc… http://www.mediacollege.com/
Google Translate for iPhone →
Google Translate for iPhone is optimized for speed, supports all of the existing Google Translate language pairs, and uses a client-side data-store on your iPhone to hang on to your past translations…
Best Live Video Streaming Services Compared →
a list of typical live video streaming features to help determine which of these free video streaming services could be best for specific needs.
A group of six German digital media course students created this single-shot lip dub for the song 257 Weeks from Nine Days. Single shot. Impressive.
uploading from iphoto to flickr
“If you use iPhoto, and you have a Flickr account, but you don’t have a way of getting your pictures from one to the other, you might want to give FFXporter a look. It’s a free iPhoto plugin that — just as the name would indicate — exports files from your iPhoto library to Flickr.” from download squad
video podcast, newsletter, show, channel?
An example of online video that can be viewed or downloaded in a number of ways; Pete Tong’s Fast Trax is a weekly Internet video that offers Tong’s take on the hottest new videos, music and events in dance music and electronica. You can get it at the Fast Trax site; on YouTube and as a video podcast via iTunes. There’s also a fast trax twitter feed.
3D image search and display
Well worth installing into firefox. Just one search and you’ll be sold. Impressive 3D display. http://piclens.com/
Literacy Debate: Online, R U Really Reading?
Though-provoking article in NYTimes on reading, literacy and the web: …” As teenagers’ scores on standardized reading tests have declined or stagnated, some argue that the hours spent prowling the Internet are the enemy of reading — diminishing literacy, wrecking attention spans and destroying a precious common culture that exists only through the reading of books, but others say...
web streaming for iphone using qik
Qik has released its mobile video streaming application for jailbroken iPhones to the public. The service allows users to broadcast video live from their phones using Wi-Fi or the EDGE network which can be viewed on Qik’s site or through its embeddable player. Unfortunately, the application is only compatible with phones running the 1.1.4 firmware, which has been obsolete for nearly a month since...
Rather than rely on popularity metrics, Cuil searches for and ranks pages based on their content and relevance. When we find a page with keywords, we stay on that page and analyze the rest of its…
Lisa Jones - http://www.lisajones.net
delicious new design
Delicious has launched a brand new design and a much easier to remember URL. The new design is fluid and clean, with a much nicer display. It’s much easier to switch between your own bookmarks and the “popular” and “most recent” listings. Sorting and searching through tags is also much more efficient and intuitive. The site is also significantly faster, both in terms...
michael wesch, cultural anthropology and youtube
A new presentation by Michael Wesch (55 minutes) investigating Youtube community and use; facts include Almost 10,000 of the 200,000 videos posted every day on YouTube are addressed to the YouTube community Over 50% of videos have an 18-24 year old in them Approximately 15% of videos on YouTube are remixes or remakes of other videos Time it would take to view all of the material on YouTube...