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15 Internet Trends That Are Changing How We Connect 15 Internet Trends That Are Changing How We Connect by Tom Vander Ark first appeared on gettingsmart.com Mary Meeker from leading venture capital investors Kleiner Perkins presented on internet trends at Stanford last week. It’s worth reviewing. The money quote: “The magnitude of upcoming change will be stunning—we are still in spring training.” Animated Short Movies » Life-Changing Arts Movie shorts, or short animations are a unique form of art, which can inspire and enlighten just like any other art form. Sometimes even more so. Here is a selection of inspiring, or for some reason animated short movies, here shown in their original full length. Thanks to all the visitors who have contributed with their detailed suggestions! That is why there are now two pages of great animated shorts!
Accueil CancelEditDeletePreviewrevert Text of the note (may include Wiki markup) Could not save your note (edit conflict or other problem). DigiCel FlipBook 2D Animation Software DigiCel FlipBook Makes 2D Animation Easier Every Step of the Way! DigiCel FlipBook lets you draw right on the computer with your mouse or tablet. Or you can draw on paper, like the pros, and shoot your rough drawings under a camera for speed and then scan your cleaned-up drawings for quality. Climate Science Info Zone - Home There are many institutions and organisations around the world researching climate science, how our climate is changing, and ways of responding. Here are just a few… British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) Energy Saving Trust (EST) Environmental Change Institute (ECI) European Space Agency (ESA) The Geological Society (GS) Grantham Institute for Climate Change (GICC) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Met Office (MO) National Academy of Sciences (NAS) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Oceanography Centre (NOC) The Royal Society (RS) Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research (TCCCR) UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP) United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
How To Convert DVDs to an ISO image Have a bunch of DVDs lying around and looking for a quality method to consolidate them? Convert them to an ISO image. Here’s how to do it for free. First put the DVD you want to convert into your computer’s DVD/CD drive. When AutoPlay comes up, just close out of it. Watch FULL Short Film HEAD OVER HEELS! 3360Google + An unusual living arrangement in 11 minutes? Yeah, that’s exactly what we have for you today – a full short film titled Head Over Heels, which comes from director Timothy Reckart! As you already know, the film is nominated for Best Animated Short Film for the 85th Academy Awards, which means it deserves your full attention! Check it out in the rest of this report and let us know what you think!
Educational Technology in ELT: Digital Storytelling I have just come back from IATEFL Glasgow 2012, where I presented on Digital Storytelling for the Technology and Teens Symposium organised by Graham Stanley. Digital Storytelling is any combination of images, text, audio and music to create a digital story, either fictional or non-fictional. The presentation focused on ways of implementing digital storytelling with teens. I described what I believe are its benefits and then showed three examples of projects I did with my students from Instituto San Francisco de Asis in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Some digital storytelling tools you can use:
7 Web 2.0 Tools for Students SmoothDraw SmoothDraw is an easy natural painting and digital free-hand drawing software that can produce high quality pictures. It supports many kinds of brushes (pen, pencil, dry media, airbrush, image, etc.), retouch, tools, layers, image adjustment, and many effects. This software works great with tablets and PC. It is a freeware so it is free to download. You can find the site here: How to create an animated presentation in 5 easy steps You’ve probably seen one of these really cool flash animated presentations on YouTube and thought to yourself: Wow I want one of those animations….but you soon found out that it’s too expensive to have one made, and doing one yourself is just impossible because there is no tool out there that lets you do it….right? Well, you’re wrong! Now you can Do-It-Yourself! Once you have learned the five steps to “creating an awesome Powtoon”, you will be able to create your very own cool animated “presentation-cartoon” (Powtoon) using PowToon’s brand new online presentation software. Functionally it’s as easy as creating a PowerPoint or Keynote presentation, but there are a few new things that you need to consider – (after you finished reading this article please refer to our video tutorial: How To Create A Product Demo Powtoon)
15 Amazing Animated Short films We all love short animated films, but creating short film is very hard task. Putting whole story in 5 to 10 minutes is not easy. Can you imagine?