» Query a Google Spreadsheet like a Database with Google Visualization API Query Language ACRL TechConnect Blog Libraries make much use of spreadsheets. Spreadsheets are easy to create, and most library staff are familiar with how to use them. But they can quickly get unwieldy as more and more data are entered. The more rows and columns a spreadsheet has, the more difficult it is to browse and quickly identify specific information. Creating a searchable web application with a database at the back-end is a good solution since it will let users to quickly perform a custom search and filter out unnecessary information.
Re-visiting and revising the famous Bushy Tree diagram of the lineage of visual computing systems The Newly Inspired Bushy TreeA re-visiting and revising the famous Bushy Tree diagram of the lineage of visual interactive computing systems (click on many of the "leaves" to bring up associated web resources) 4 Best User Interface Design Pattern Libraries by anthony on 09/13/10 at 2:45 pm As designers, sometimes we need a little inspiration to get our creative juices flowing. Looking at examples of different user interface patterns could give us the ideas we need to design something amazing. That’s why I put together four of the best user interface design pattern libraries around the web. I have searched and looked at dozens. ‘Reading lists, outfits, even salads are curated – it’s absurd’ Contemporary curating has become an absurdity. Outfits are curated. Salads are curated. Twitter feeds are curated. Bennington College in Vermont invites prospective students to curate their applications. Lorde was appointed “sole curator” of the most recent Hunger Games film’s soundtrack.
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Presentation.io - The Easiest Way To Present Remotely. On June 27 Cisco announced the acquisition of Assemblage, a company that provides the tools and infrastructure to enable simple, one-click browser-to-browser collaboration without the need for downloads, plugins or installations. The need to use voice, video, chat and online sharing instantly is more important than ever. In an effort to support mobile workers and global teams, we want to enable new, simplified ways to communicate and collaborate easily, from any device in real-time through the cloud. Assemblage offers real-time collaboration apps for shared whiteboarding, presentation broadcasting and screensharing. Assemblage's technology integrates with popular third party cloud services and supports 40 different file types to enable quick and efficient collaboration.
Eighteenth Century Inventors and Inventions: EnchantedLearning.com HARGREAVES, JAMESJames Hargreaves (1720? - April 22, 1778) was an English weaver and spinner (he spun wool thread using a spinning wheel). He invented the spinning jenny, a hand-powered multiple spinning machine. The spinning jenny was much more efficient than the spinning wheel. Sketchnotes From UX Australia 2012 The UX Mastery team were in sunny Brisbane last week for the excellent UX Australia 2012 conference. We had a blast and returned home feeling better educated, inspired, and connected. We’ll write more about what we learned at the conference in a separate post, but in the meantime I thought I’d publish the sketchnotes of twelve of the sessions that I attended. Unfortunately, because the conference contained two tracks, I wasn’t able to attend every session (I’m devastated that I missed Stephen Cox’s talk in particular, as I’m told it was amazing).
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