PunBB What is PunBB? PunBB is a fast and lightweight PHP-powered discussion board. It is released under the GNU General Public License. Its primary goals are to be faster, smaller and less graphically intensive as compared to other discussion boards. PunBB has fewer features than many other discussion boards, but is generally faster and outputs smaller, semantically correct XHTML-compliant pages.
Linkage 3.0.11 Beta « Dave's Blog February 14th, 2016 There is a new version of the Linkage program here: I changed and fixed a few things… Fixed bug that kept sliders from being "split" from their slide path (made to not be sliders). Fixed bug in hull computations where coincident points were getting flagged incorrectly and one of them was not deleted from the hull point list (A drawing glitch that could cause a crash).
Local Projects Historypin is a great tool to use in local groups and is being used all over the world to run events and projects with families, community groups and libraries, archives and museums. Why use Historypin in local projects? Run natural and meaningful inter-generational sessions and events Help your group share their personal history and memories and feel valued Get families and local residents more involved with your organisation Build positive links between your organisation and the local community groups, schools, libraries, archives and museums Improve the communication, social and inter-personal skills of your group Turn your group into local archivists How can I use it?
Rejoice, commuters and workers! The Chairless Chair exoskeleton lets you sit down anywhere, anytime The Chairless Chair is an exoskeleton that attaches to your legs and lets you sit back, as if you’re sitting on a chair — but, in the words of Morpheus, there is no chair. Rather than relying on the tensile strength of solid wood or plastic and the gravity-defying nature of three or more supporting legs, the Chairless Chair uses clever battery-powered mechanics to achieve the same effect. When turned off, the Chairless Chair allows you to walk around normally.
10 Wonderful New Web Tools for Teachers This week's selection of web2.0 tools has a new collection of some awesome web services that teachers and students can use for educational purposes. Most of our readers are already familiar with what we do in this section caled Educational Web Tools; but for those who have just landed on this page for the first time not knowing what this is all about. This is meant to be a repertoire of educational web tools that teachers and students can access anytime they want. Eric Brunt's Flux Snowshoes Transform With Each Step I love seeing this kind of nuts-and-bolts industrial design. Seattle-based designer Eric Brunt observed that what makes snowshoes work is their increased surface area, which enables the wearer to "float" atop the surface. But that increased surface area also means that the wearer has to walk like s/he's in a Monty Python sketch. What if, Brunt reasoned, the footprint could shrink when lifted, enabling a more natural gait, then grow again when placed back onto the surface? Brunt mocked up a bunch of "kinematic folding mechanisms" in cardboard to see what was possible: He then pursued a tiled parallelogram pattern...
FM openlearn webcams Conf. The Flashmeeting Project includes an application based on the Adobe Flash 'plug in' and Flash Media Server. Running in a standard web browser window, it allows a dispersed group of people to meet from anywhere in the world with an internet connection. Typically a meeting is pre-booked by a registered user and a url, containing a unique password for the meeting, is returned by the server. The 'booker' passes this on to the people they wish to participate, who simply click on the link to enter into the meeting at the arranged time.
Lamp L1 by ODESD2 A Tribute to Tesla An homage to Nikola Tesla, the L1 Lamp takes inspiration from the electromagnetic coils he invented. Within the circular disc is a grid of LED lights reflected in different directions. The reflected light is transferred evenly to both sides, creating a diffused glow that will illuminate large rooms without occupying much physical space itself. Designer: ODESD2
CogDogRoo - StoryTools 50 Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story (return) Note! 50+ Ways is no longer being updated here but over at the new site for 50+ Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story-- It has more organizational features and includes ways for you to add content to the site once you join the new wiki. How to Select the Right Adhesive for Your Material Bonding Project The most common questions asked by adhesive bonding manufacturers. When choosing an adhesive for a material bonding project, several factors must be taken into consideration to ensure proper product functioning and optimal performance. To pinpoint the best adhesive solution for your project, third-party vendors will ask you to provide application-specific information and requirements. To reduce downtime and facilitate a smoother, more cost-effective selection process, it’s important to have this information on hand before you meet with an adhesive manufacturer.
9 Amazing Word Cloud Generators For The Classroom …Word Clouds in Education Series: Part 3 Welcome to a series of posts devoted to the use of Word Clouds. I know you will find new information… whether you are a seasoned user of word clouds, or brand new. I am certain you will enjoy reading about these nine amazing Word Cloud Generators. Virtual Assistant – humanlike artificial agents for self-service areas A Virtual Assistant is an artificial humanlike representation of an organisation. It is designed for conversations with (potential) customers, members or civilians (audiences of organisations). A virtual assistant does not only answer questions - it also tries to hold a conversation, to manage dialogues on issues relating to the companies’ activities, or its offerings. Typical usage Virtual Assistants, also called chatbots, virtual agents or conversational agents, belong to a large family of programs that employ artificial intelligence techniques to provide online assistance to Internet users.