Timeline and Inventions of the 20th Century Timeline <1000 - 1300 <1400 <1500 <1600 <1700 <1800 <1900 <2000 Technology, science, and inventions have progressed at an accelerated rate during the hundred years of the 20th century, more so than any other century. We began the 20th century with the infancy of airplanes, automobiles, and radio, when those inventions dazzled us with their novelty and wonder. We end the 20th century with spaceships, computers, cell phones, and the wireless Internet all being technologies we can take for granted. King Camp Gillette invents the double-edged safety razor.
The Textbooks Of Tomorrow [INFOGRAPHIC] As someone who has just bought an iPad, I can personally appreciate its potential to become the dominant force in the digital book wars. PDF and ePub files can be uploaded instantly, and then annotated with your stylus pen or finger. Let’s face it, if you were a student, what would you rather have? 10 heavy textbooks or a thin much lighter iPad? According to this infographic by OnlineEducation.net, 1 in 4 students would prefer digital books so much that they would give up sex for a month in order to get them.
10 Digital Timelines (read this post in Dutch) ‘There’s a time traveller in each of us’ The digital revolution brings us all kinds of cool tools that make it easier to study, teach and present history. Interactive timelines are one of my favourites. Get a Life, PhD: Writing a Literature Review: Six Steps to Get You from Start to Finish Writing a literature review is often the most daunting part of writing an article, book, thesis, or dissertation. "The literature" seems (and often is) massive. I have found it helpful to be as systematic as possible in doing this gargantuan task. 8 Excellent Free Timeline Creation Tools for Teachers 1-TikiToki TikiToki is a great application for multimedia timelines making . It allows its users to create stunning animated timelines. TikiToKi is very easy to use and above all its basic version is completely free . 2- Time Glider This is a web tool that lets you create, collaborate on, and publish zooming/planning interactive timelines for free.It is like Google Maps but for time.
Microsoft Research: Interactive HIV/AIDS Exhibits For the past 25 years, family and friends of those who have passed away from AIDS have contributed a 6’-by-3’ panel to the AIDS Memorial Quilt. It is the largest community art project in the world. To date, more than 48,000 panels and 94,000 names make up The Quilt. Its size is now over 1.3 million square feet, making it too large to display all the panels in one place. But now the Microsoft Research project has created a fully zoomable map using Bing mapping technology that makes it possible to view the entire quilt and each of the individual blocks which are a moving memorial to those who have lost their lives to AIDS. Click on the image below to view the interactive version of the entire AIDS quilt:
How To Make Your Own eBooks And Publish Them On Amazon I’m sure that more than a few of you readers have a half-written book or useful guide you’ve put together to help people learn something. You’ve probably wondered if it would be possible to make money off of your book, or at least gain some exposure, by selling it as an eBook on Amazon. Well, the idea isn’t as far-fetched as you might imagine. As long as you have already created something worth reading, the process of getting it into Amazon as an eBook isn’t that onerous. We’ll take you through the basic steps of how to make your own ebook today and you can be selling your eBook in a few days.
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