Five Tips for Making an Interview Subject More Comfortable One of the most challenging aspects of my job as a director of documentary style commercial videos is working with non-professional “talent.” That is, regular ol’ Janes and Joes who do not have any kind of formal media training or background. When interviewing high-profile individuals, or when working with C-level executives (e.g. CEO, COO, etc.) it’s not as bad because these people will typically have the experience that comes with speaking in front a camera and remaining comfortable. RT @RichardABLS "8 Marketing Tactics (And Apps) That Turn Shoppers Into Buyers: As an online store owner, you're always looking for more traffic and sales. With so many ways of achieving these goals it can sometimes be difficult to determine the best place to start. Previously, we shared 13 actionable marketing tactics with you and today we have eight more. In this post, we will showcase a variety of tactics that you can implement immediately, along with an app for each one.
Digital Arts - MOOC What is the course about? What are Digital Arts? Questions to the digital.Digital Arts focus on art that engages with, uses and is impacted by the digital. Best #search engines @KngineSearch @stephen_wolfram @yegg @disconnectme @answerthepublic This is an in-depth overview of the best alternative search engines on the market. With a focus on privacy, intelligence, and creativity. Twenty-five years ago, three computer science students at Montreal’s McGill University created Archie, the world’s first internet search engine. Archie, god bless it, couldn’t do much more than index FTP archives, but it set the stage for everything to come, and the search engine landscape has since changed considerably. Open Source Software List: 2015 Ultimate List Every month, Datamation highlights a list of open source software related to a particular category, such as security, cloud computing, small businesses, big data, games, etc. We have compiled those lists into one ultimate open source software list. The following list spotlights 1,211 noteworthy open source projects that have been featured on our website. We added one new category this year—Internet of Things—as well as dozens of new projects. And several older projects that have appeared on earlier open source software lists in the past but are no longer actively maintained have been retired from the list. Please note that this is not a ranking; projects are organized into categories and arranged alphabetically within each category.
RT @brianclark "How Much Does it Cost to Build a #Website ? It’s a sticky question with no easy answer. It’s also a question we get before we even know much about a project. Technology Translated is brought to you by the Rainmaker Platform, the complete website solution for content marketers and online entrepreneurs. Find out more and take a free 14-day test drive at rainmaker.fm/platform. Our goal today is to arm you with the information you need to get the right answer for your needs and to find the right person to help you. Rebecca Gill is the founder and CEO of Web Savvy Marketing. Aurasma: Augmented Reality for Your Classroom After weeks of comparing reviews and conducting trials in my classroom, I can say unreservedly that Aurasma offers the best augmented reality (AR) experience for classrooms of any iOS or Android app. The Aurasma app is more versatile and classroom-friendly than any AR app; it enables teachers to bring curriculum to life, turning almost any environment into a classroom or object into a lesson. Read on to find out why no app does augmented reality like Aurasma.
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How Big is the Internet? #Internet #Statistics #Trends Big, large, grand, huge – Words fail to adequately capture the size of the Internet. Let’s give it a try with numbers. Space is another mind-bogglingly large subject. Let’s see if numbers help. There are about 300 billion stars in our Galaxy and approximately 100 billion galaxies in the observable universe. These numbers push the mind’s limits and rattle the senses. Augmented Reality Brings New Dimensions to Learning Editor's Note: Drew Minock, who co-wrote this piece, is an elementary teacher, co-founder of the popular education blog Two Guys and Some IPads, and is one of the voices on "The Two Guys Show" podcast. Imagine living in the magical world of Harry Potter, where the school hallways are lined with paintings that are alive and interactive. Now imagine creating an atmosphere like that for your students. Augmented Reality (AR) allows educators and students to do just that: unlock or create layers of digital information on top of the physical world that can be viewed through an Android or iOS device.
Honest Hearts Produce Honest Leaders Posted on 13. Jan, 2015 by lollydaskal in Blog, Integrity, Lead From Within, Leadership, Leadership Development, Life Balance, Life Skills, Mission, Passion, Personal Development, Purpose, Purpose, Values, Workplace There are lots of ways to lead and lots of contexts for showing leadership. Leadership is as individual as the people who practice it; it doesn’t depend on your age, sex, education, or culture. Google Apps Script: Code Insert a Sheet A coffeeEDU is a one hour unconference style get together of educators. At a coffeeEDU I attended in Connecticut this week, the conversation turned to Google Apps Script. We did a really simple script to add a sheet to a Google Sheets spreadsheet. I used this technique to create RosterTab takes your list of students and creates a tab (inserts a sheet) for each student with their name on it. Here is the script we tried at coffeeEDU, give it a try!