Blog Archive Visualize your LinkedIn network with InMaps « If you’re a LinkedIn user, you already know the power of your professional network. What if you could visualize what your network looks like? Would your connections form clusters or groups? Wouldn’t it be great if you could see the way all your connections are related to each other? Even be able to identify the elusive hubs between your professional worlds? Now, you can!
Creating a custom HTML theme Want to create a custom look for your blog? If you’re comfortable hand-coding HTML, then you’ve come to the right place! If not, choose from hundreds of beautiful themes in the Theme Garden. Innolab 3D File Manager Winner of the 2003 edition of NSF Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge, in the Illustration category, this ferris wheel-like arrangement, created by seniors at Boston University, was seen as an elegant solution for managing unwieldly amounts of information. The three-dimensional interface organizes computer contents by their relationships rather than their physical position on a hard drive. Each spiderweb thread marks the ties between folders holding contents related to the open file folder (center, in purple).
Skyrails Blog - Skyrails beta youtube video, flickr high-res screenshots ... 2396775983 The screenshots on flickr are orders of magnitude better than the ones you find here. How to Create RSS Feeds for Google Search Results This tutorial describes how you can create RSS feeds for Google search results of any query and then subscribe to search results in any feed Reader. Google Alerts, you probably know this, offer an easy way for you to create RSS feeds from the Google search results of any query. This is a good option if you are looking to monitor when new web pages are indexed by Google that match your search query. If you have never created feeds with Google Alerts earlier, here’s a quick primer. Type your search keyword, expand options, choose “Automatic” for sources, choose “All Results” for “How Many” and set “RSS Feed” as the Delivery Method. Google will create an RSS feed of web search results that you can subscribe in Feedly or another RSS Reader.
How to Use Social Media To Find An Email One of the things I love about my job is running Sidekick’s social media and getting to engage with our users. Often times, I’ll receive some feedback from users I actually want to build a relationship with beyond social media. Problem is, constraining my words to 140 characters can keep me from building a strong long-term relationship. To solve for this, I move the conversation off of Twitter and send these users an email. But this proposes a little problem … What if I don’t know the email of this random person on Twitter? Skyrails Skyrails is a Social Network and Graph Visualization System with a built-in programming language. The system is not solely aimed at expert users, since through other scripting languages, menus can be built and the system used by a wider audience. Also, as Yose Widjaja affirms, the language is pretty easy to learn. However, because the software is currently on beta mode, there is not much documentation for the language and hence self-learning and guessing is the only way to go for now. Yose says this will change in the future.
9 cool Recipes to automate for success with Inoreader and IFTTT Some time has passed since we announced the Inoreader channel on IFTTT and we’ve seen some great Recipes for automating content discovery, organization and sharing. It has been instrumental to learn from some 4000 users who are relying on IFTTT and Inoreader for their day-to-day information needs. With over 7000 Recipes and close to 4 million Recipe runs, we’re already seeing the types of actions users find the most handy - if you’re still not using IFTTT to its full potential, here’s a couple of ideas worth considering. Don’t worry - the IFTTT integration is available to all Inoreader users and it’s free.