background preloader 6

Facebook Twitter

20 Most Important Inventions of the Next 10 Years - MSN Tech &am. Elearnspace. This last week we launched our open course on Data, Analytics, and Learning on edX.


The course is structured in a dual layer model, an approach that Matt Crosslin has nicely articulated. We have 20,000 registered students, with 32% having actually logged in and taken part in the course. 180 countries are represented, with the top being US, India, and UK, representing 25%, 11%, and 4% of students. I’ve run numerous MOOCs over the past six years.

I’ve used a range of platforms, including Moodle, D2L, Canvas, Drupal, Downes’ gRSShopper, and others. In the process, I’ve used roughly any tool I can get my hands on, including Second Life, Twitter, Facebook, G+, Netvibes, blogs, Wikispaces, Diigo, and so on. I’m biased toward learners owning their own content and owning the spaces where they learn. Though I am biased toward learner-in-control, I do recognize the value of formal instruction, particularly when the topic area is new to a learner. Troys: One Twitter Script to Rule Them All - ReadWriteWeb. Over the past year, all the major tech blogs have done round-up articles of great Greasemonkey scripts to use with Twitter (including us).

Troys: One Twitter Script to Rule Them All - ReadWriteWeb

What this says about Twitter's native functionality we aren't sure, but we know we've had upwards of 10 separate scripts installed and active at different times. All that is going to end, at least for the next little while, as we have just found the GM script that does everything (and we mean everything). It's the innocently named, Troy's Twitter Script (created by Troy Thompson) that we first noticed written up over on TechRaga. After installing the script and visiting Twitter, we found so many useful tweaks to almost every Twitter view that it was almost overwhelming.

Here's what it does broken down into three main functionalities: Enhancement: Links in tweets are automatically expanded and replaced with the target page title if available. New Hotness: A new search field added to Twitter sidebar. How to be the biggest Twitt in the world with out A to Z guide t. Thingiverse - Digital Designs for Physical Objects. [Apr. 28] A Sneak Preview of Wolfram. Apr282009 Video.

[Apr. 28] A Sneak Preview of Wolfram

Franke James. Flickr Related Tag Browser. TimeTicker and the time tickers... PollDaddy Twitter Polls - Send a poll directly to your Twitter s. Mikogo: Free Online Meetings. Unique .com Business Domains For Sale. HootSuite-ultimate-Twitter-profile-management-toolbox. Brain-Twitter project offers hope to paralyzed patients - By Richard Allen Greene CNN (CNN) -- Adam Wilson posted two messages on Twitter on April 15.

Brain-Twitter project offers hope to paralyzed patients -

The first one, "GO BADGERS," might have been sent by any University of Wisconsin-Madison student cheering for the school team. The brain-computer interface allows people to compose a tweet by focusing on the desired letter. His second post, 20 minutes later, was a little more unusual: "SPELLING WITH MY BRAIN. " Wilson, a doctoral student in biomedical engineering, was confirming an announcement he had made two weeks earlier -- his lab had developed a way to post messages on Twitter using electrical impulses generated by thought. That's right, no keyboards, just a red cap fitted with electrodes that monitor brain activity, hooked up to a computer flashing letters on a screen. Building Your Teacher-to-Teacher Community! Heat Haze - Random Song Statistics. Nothing found for Archief Ecp-av-workshops-mengvoer-voor-videof. TwitterPacks / COACHING.

Playa Cofi Jukebox - Our Musical Heritage. McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Internet-Age Writing Syllabu. ENG 371WR: Writing for Nonreaders in the Postprint Era M-W-F: 11:00 a.m.—12:15 p.m.

McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Internet-Age Writing Syllabu

Instructor: Robert Lanham Course Description As print takes its place alongside smoke signals, cuneiform, and hollering, there has emerged a new literary age, one in which writers no longer need to feel encumbered by the paper cuts, reading, and excessive use of words traditionally associated with the writing trade. Interface experiments for a new live report on Over the last few years I’ve worked on different live reports for different kind of festivals.

Interface experiments for a new live report on

I like what you can make with (almost) realtime information based on the API’s of other services. For the Urban Explorers festival in May this year I started working on a new interface. The amount of aggregated information can be overwhelming for people, so I’m looking at how can you keep it understandable for new visitors. Or in the case of Urban Explorers for people who never visited or will never visit the festival. UE is a music and art festival that takes place in different venues in the city of Dordrecht. Blip API The idea is to start working with the Blip API. I haven’t exactly figured out what it should look like, but just started to make some interfaces to see what works and what doesn’t. Last week the Next Web conference was organized in the Netherlands. HootSuite-ultimate-Twitter-profile-management-toolbox. In early April, Adam Wilson posted a status update on the social networking Web site Twitter -- just by thinking about it.


Just 23 characters long, his message, "using EEG to send tweet," demonstrates a natural, manageable way in which "locked-in" patients can couple brain-computer interface technologies with modern communication tools. A University of Wisconsin-Madison biomedical engineering doctoral student, Wilson is among a growing group of researchers worldwide who aim to perfect a communication system for users whose bodies do not work, but whose brains function normally. This is Propaganda. Create Your YtDub! Plot Your Twitter Followers On A Map - MMMeeja Blog. Yahoo Pipes are a pretty cool way to create mashups fast and this post will teach you how to plot your Twitter followers or friends on a map and embed it into your blog in less than five minutes!

Plot Your Twitter Followers On A Map - MMMeeja Blog

Yes, five minutes, set your stopwatch running... now! There are two pipes to choose from, one for your Twitter followers and one for your Twitter friends. The first one requires your Twitter password (and sends it over an unencrypted connection) so it might be best to try the one for your friends first. Click the link and enter your Twitter username. Click “Run pipe” and wait a few seconds... Can you see a map?

Great! And here are the finished results: Feed viewers, to see the map, you’ll need to click through to the article. HootSuite-ultimate-Twitter-profile-management-toolbox. Stanford's Entrepreneurship Corner: Podcasts. Gallipoli:The First Day. TWEEEEET Design. Luxology > What is imageSynth 2 ? KnowEm UserName Check - Thwart Social Media Identity Theft, chec. The 5 Most Awesome Google-Twitter Combined Applications.

Capo. Theeter - Simple YouTube Sharing. DCortesi . blog When Did I Start Twitter. Semantic Gifts - Analysis for Ideas. Nationale Marketingdag 2009. Twitr.Us. TwiPICK - real time image search. Social media news release (SMNR) creation, publishing and online. Linktive. 10 Youtube URL Tricks You Should Know About. Youtube – You know that site with videos and all.

10 Youtube URL Tricks You Should Know About

Yeah! It turns out that its quite popular and you happen to visit and use it quite often. Instead of just searching and playing here are some top Youtube URL tricks that you should know about: 1. View high quality videos Youtube gives you the option to switch to high quality videos for some of the videos, however you can check if a video is available in high quality format by appending ‘&fmt=18′(stereo, 480 x 270 resolution) or ‘&fmt=22′(stereo, 1280 x 720 resolution) for even higher quality. 2. While the above trick works for playback, if however you want to embed hig quality videos you need to append “&ap=%2526fmt%3D18″ and “&ap=%2526fmt%3D22″ to the embed url. 3. Linking to a video where the real action starts at 3 minutes 22 seconds, wondered if you could make it start at 03:22? 4. The search box appears when you hover over an embedded video. 5.

Just append ‘&start=30′ to skip first 30s of the video. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. OPEN Forum by American Express OPEN.