10 Ways to Use Adobe Spark in School On Tuesday morning I published a video about how to use Adobe's new creative suite called Adobe Spark. That video was focused on how to use the three parts of Adobe Spark; post, page, and video. If you haven't seen the video, it is embedded below. Now that we know how the tools work, let's take a look at some ways that teachers and students can use Adobe Spark. Twist Aims To Replace Those Annoying Texts About Running Late, Raises $6M Led By Bridgescale As many of my friends and colleagues will tell you, I’m someone who’s perpetually running late. As a result, I’m constantly sending out text messages that offer some variation on, “Running 5 minutes late, sorry!” A new startup called Twist promises a smarter, easier approach to sending those messages. When you’ve got a meeting, you can enter the destination, time, and contact info of the participants.
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TextMaster Raises Further €1M To Crowdsource Translation, Copywriting And Proofreading TextMaster, the crowdsourced platform for content translation, copywriting, and proofreading, has raised €1 million in a second round of funding. Money it has pegged for further International expansion, specifically Germany and Asia. The fresh capital comes from previous backer Alven Capital, eFounders and Cédric Siré (the founder of Webedia group). It brings total funding for the Brussels-headquartered company to €2.64m, having raised an earlier round back in late 2012. We’ve previously described TextMaster as akin to Amazon’s Mechanical Turk but for a very specific niche. It offers a platform for content creators to crowdsource their copywriting, translation and proofreading needs via a community of ‘professionals’ who have each gone through a quality vetting process and are paid per-word.
5 Good Options for Creating Digital Portfolios Over the course of the school year our students create some fantastic digital products. Building a digital portfolio is a great way for students to look back at everything they've done and organize it into a cohesive package. The following five tools are good services for creating digital portfolios. Silk is a free service for creating webpages organized around a theme or topic. Silk is intended to be a place where you can share collections of materials as well as write text directly into your webpages. Your Silk dashboard provides a place to organize your materials into collections and subcollections. WriteThat.Name’s New Chrome Extension Updates Your Address Book Or CRM With Contact Info Found Online After a little bit of a rough start, the automatic address book updating service WriteThat.Name has become one of my preferred “set it and forget it” tools for keeping things organized. Built by Paris-based Kwaga, WriteThat.Name is one of those under-the-radar technologies that doesn’t get a lot of media attention, but is slowly approaching profitability with more than 40,000 paying users and revenue growth of more than 15 percent month-over-month. For those who missed it the first time around, the company last year launched a service that tackles an area in need of more attention and solutions: the address book. Initially, I’ll admit I was not thrilled with Kwaga’s product. After glowing reviews on the web promised a marvel, I was disappointed to find it engaging in some spammy techniques involving emails sent on your behalf that you couldn’t opt out of without paying.
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9 Easy-to-Use Tools To Create Animated GIFs In this article, we are presenting 9 excellent tools for creating animated GIF easily. GIF is Graphic Interchange Format that can turn a stack of images into a short looping video. You can easily embed animated GIF images into your website or add or email to create a stunning effect. Moreover, GIF images are the perfect way to show dynamic content to your viewers. Circle of Growth — Growing + Scaling Startups “Circle of Growth” is a concept launched by Leo Exter and Omar Mohout in Belgium. Concept behind the Circle of Growth The concept is pretty simple: bring together 5 technology Startups that are in the same stage of growth, i.e. product/market fit.
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Working with content types and fields (Drupal 7 and later) In Drupal, a Content Type is a pre-defined collection of data types (Fields) which relate to one another by an informational context. In this sense, "context" means "parts that should be considered as a correlated whole." Content Types define default fields for editors to add content on a Drupal site and are the building blocks for structured authoring and content. Content types often work in conjunction with Views, which is one way you can serve up content to your end users; you can control the content types that appear and the order in which they appear.