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If you ever have a need to transfer an audio recording into text format, you’ll likely love this little Chrome Web app. Transcribe: An Awesome Chrome App for Transcribing Audio
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. There’s a new dilemma in today’s training world: Is it prudent to allow technology devices in the classroom? 5 Social Media Activities for Your Next HR Training Session
There are more than a few tools online to help you learn a new language, but none are as effective as immersing yourself in another country’s language by actually traveling there. Learn a new language with Google’s Language Immersion Chrome extension
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Teachers are known for their organizational skills, so chances are they'll love Pinterest's intuitive and logical design. The social network's user experience has helped it earn a top spot among today's most popular social networks. Therefore, we predict that teachers will give it a gold star, too.
Vineet Madan: The Digital Transformation of Education: A 21st Century Imperative Over the past several years, the education debate in America has increasingly become a conversation about technology. As we've seen the benefit of having tablets and smartphones in our lives, we've started to pin to it our hopes for our nation's education system, as well.
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Twitter may have started off as a fun social media site for keeping up with friends and sharing updates about daily life, but it’s become much more than that for many users over the past few years as the site has evolved and grown.
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I know a lot of people view curation as a buzz word devoid of meaning, but I like the metaphor!
Rich-text editors, also known as online rich-text editors, are web components that allow users to edit and enter text within a web browser. Rich-text editors are used in numerous ways such as in enhancing your comment input form or as part of a web application that allows entry of user-generated and formatted content. Rich-text editors are essentially web-based WYSIWYG (“what you see is what you get”) editors. There are many rich-text editors out there. What’s even better than a lot of choices? Many of the best rich-text editors currently in the market are free. 20 Excellent Free Rich-Text Editors
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While the uprising in Egypt caught most observers of the Middle East off guard, it did not come out of the blue. The seeds of this spectacular mobilization had been sown as far back as the early 2000s and had been carefully cultivated by activists from across the political spectrum, many of these working online via Facebook, twitter, and within the Egyptian blogosphere. Working within these media, activists began to forge a new political language, one that cut across the institutional barriers that had until then polarized Egypt’s political terrain, between more Islamically-oriented currents (most prominent among them, the Muslim Brotherhood) and secular-liberal ones. The road to Tahrir - The Egyptian Example
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