Outils X-Ray Goggles allow you to see the building blocks that make up websites on the internet. Activate the goggles to inspect the code behind any webpage, then remix elements with a single click, swapping in your own text, images and more. You can build: a custom homepage for the New York Times an alternate version of a controversial webpage a funny remix of your best friend's favorite site and more! Thimble makes it ridiculously simple to create and share your own web pages.
Blending High- and Low-Tech Worlds with a Maker-Driven Agenda Over the past year, the maker movement has gained traction in the digital media and learning community thanks in part to Kylie Peppler, Assistant Professor of Learning Sciences at Indiana University, who is spearheading the DML Hub’s Make-to-Learn initiative with Creativity Labs. As part of the initiative, Peppler is leading the Make-to-Learn Youth Contest, an eight-week challenge for youth makers hosted on instructables.com, and the Make-to-Learn Symposium on March 13, 2013, the day before the Digital Media and Learning Conference in Chicago. Through these activities, Peppler and her colleagues hope to advance an ongoing conversation at the intersection of educational research and DIY culture. We sat down with Peppler to learn more about how arts education is progressing in the 21st century and what role maker culture will play in the structuring of future in-school environments. What is it about the maker movement that appeals to a mass audience? 1) What did you make?
Good Bad Bishop » The Chess Website One of the most misunderstood pieces in chess is the bishop. You sometimes will hear that bishops are better than knights. You sometimes will hear that knights are better than bishops. Some people will never trade their bishops because they think they are really good pieces.
Fonts 15.1 Introduction Setting font properties will be among the most common uses of style sheets. Unfortunately, there exists no well-defined and universally accepted taxonomy for classifying fonts, and terms that apply to one font family may not be appropriate for others. E.g., 'italic' is commonly used to label slanted text, but slanted text may also be labeled as being Oblique, Slanted, Incline, Cursive or Kursiv.
Makers and DML - Separated At Birth? I have a question for you. What do you think is going on in the photos I'm including in this post? They were taken last month at World Maker Faire NYC. And it fascinates me (Full disclosure: I worked the booth in the photo so I know the answer). 31 Adorable Slang Terms for Sexual Intercourse from the Last 600 Years Lexicographer Jonathon Green’s comprehensive historical dictionary of slang, Green’s Dictionary of Slang, covers hundreds of years of jargon, cant, and naughty talk. He has created a series of online timelines (here and here) where the words too impolite, indecent, or risqué for the usual history books are arranged in the order they came into fashion. (If you don’t see any words on the timelines, zoom out using the bar on the right.) SweetAlert So... What does it do? Here’s a comparison of a standard error message. The first one uses the built-in alert-function, while the second is using sweetAlert. Normal alert Code:
Kidsruby.com Write Code You can see your code, run it, and see what it outputs all at the same time. This makes it a lot easier to learn. Try Code KidsRuby is real Ruby code. You can also do anything that "Hackety-Hack" can do like display messages.