A million first steps We have released over a million images onto Flickr Commons for anyone to use, remix and repurpose. These images were taken from the pages of 17th, 18th and 19th century books digitised by Microsoft who then generously gifted the scanned images to us, allowing us to release them back into the Public Domain. The images themselves cover a startling mix of subjects: There are maps, geological diagrams, beautiful illustrations, comical satire, illuminated and decorative letters, colourful illustrations, landscapes, wall-paintings and so much more that even we are not aware of. Which brings me to the point of this release.
Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers Michelle Luhtala/Edshelf With the thousands of educational apps vying for the attention of busy teachers, it can be hard to sift for the gold. Michelle Luhtala, a savvy librarian from New Canaan High School in Connecticut has crowd-sourced the best, most extensive list of apps voted on by educators around the country. “I wanted to make sure we had some flexibility because there’s no one app that’s better than all the others,” Luhtala said. Some apps are best for younger students, others are more complicated, better suited for high school students.
微軟CRM 線上測試版Dynamics CRM Online Trial Analyze market trends. Redefine sales performance. Create customer loyalty. A Marketer's Complete Guide to Launching Mobile Apps According to former CEO of AppVee and AndroidApps Alex Ahlund, the average cost to develop a mobile app is $6,453 -- and the cost can skyrocket to as much as $150,000 depending on the complexity of the app. Wherever you fall on that spectrum, the money and resources you dedicate to conceptualizing and developing a truly great mobile app can all be put to waste if you don't orchestrate a proper mobile app launch. In fact, in December 2011, the 1 millionth mobile app was pushed to market. To give you an idea of just how quickly these mobile apps are being released, at the end of 2010, there were 300,000 mobile apps. That's a 233% increase in just 12 months.
fastcoexist If you dial 112 in Stockholm—the European equivalent of 911—and report a heart attack victim, it won't take long for an ambulance to show up. But a volunteer might to get there first. A new app uses GPS to ping anyone from a network of thousands of CPR-trained "lifesavers" who happens to be in the neighborhood. "In short, every second counts," says Rasmus Sellberg, strategy director for Daytona, the Swedish digital agency that worked with medical researchers to develop the app.
Webinar on Open Badges Is there a future for Open Badges? Webinar on 26 November 2015 at 10.00 AM CET Sales pitch We learn everyday, all the time. We can’t help ourselves, it is in our nature. In adult education we separate between formal, non-formal and informal learning. 200 Free Kids Educational Resources: Lessons, Apps, Books, Websites... This collection provides a list of free educational resources for K-12 students (kindergarten through high school students) and their parents and teachers. This page is being updated and cleaned up during the COVID-19 crisis. Please tell us if we’re missing something valuable. Below you will find free video lessons/tutorials; free mobile apps; free audiobooks, ebooks and textbooks; quality YouTube channels; free foreign language lessons; test prep materials; and free web resources in academic subjects like literature, history, science and computing. Home Schooling Resources During COVID-19
數位顧問正在蓬勃起飛 The business world is going digital at an increasingly fast pace. So it’s important to understand what a Digital Consultant is and why your company should have one. First let’s define before we go forward: 7 Powerful Public Speaking Tips From One of the Most-Watched TED Talks Speakers You’d never know it, but Simon Sinek is naturally shy and doesn’t like speaking to crowds. At parties, he says he hides alone in the corner or doesn’t even show up in the first place. He prefers the latter.
We Love Lean – Lean startups, design, happiness and everything in between For those of you that don’t know I’m co-founder of Spook Studio. We’re a startup consultancy and design studio by the sea that helps startups get started. We’ve worked with many startups over the years and have learnt a bit along the way. We love working with startups as we get to see an idea come to life, plus also we get to work with visionary people that are looking to disrupt the status quo and do something different. Not just dreamers, but dreamers that do.
Steve Lambert Is email a distraction? SelfControl is an OS X application which blocks access to incoming and/or outgoing mail servers and websites for a predetermined period of time. For example, you could block access to your email, facebook, and twitter for 90 minutes, but still have access to the rest of the web. Once started, it can not be undone by the application, by deleting the application, or by restarting the computer – you must wait for the timer to run out. Created while at Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology. 7 easy, powerful ways to use iPad cameras in the classroom - Let's Teach With Tech Our school is a 1:1 iPad school. We made the decision to go with iPads knowing that there are relative strengths and weaknesses of the device. For our purposes, it was decided that the strengths outweighed the weaknesses.
5 huge trends in big data and storage As cloud computing continues to disrupt traditional business models and big data continues to grow exponentially, techies and investors alike are looking for the top trends that will change how we do business in 2016 and beyond. From emotional robots to driverless cars, here are five breakthrough innovations to keep an eye on as the year unfolds: 1. Hybrid and public clouds Hybrid and public cloud services continue to rise in popularity, with investors claiming their stakes. 20 Best Self Growth Books That Will Change Your Life - Simona Rich Read these self growth books to improve your life and gain a better understanding of wealth, success principles and health. 1. “The 4-Hour Work Week” by Tim Ferris This is by far the best self growth book I’ve ever read. It taught me how to: Minimize the workload to the most essential tasks and become effective at everything I doThink outside-the-boxUnderstand why common thinking is wrongStart profitable business without large investmentAvoid costly mistakes in business