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TED

I forgot how much I like TED. Here are some favorites:
Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/66
Photosynth demohttp://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/129
Unveiling the genius of multi-touch interface designhttp://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/65

Links for Student Software

I saw this article today in USA Today regarding software for student purchase. It is a decent reference guide about getting student software at a decent price. Here are some other good products out there - that students might like to have on their computers that are free: Product - link - similar product it replaces (if there is one) OpenOffice www.openoffice.org (Microsoft Office)
AbiWord http://www.abisource.com/ (Word)
Google Earth http://earth.google.com/
GIMP http://www.gimp.org/downloads/ (photoshop)
Picassa http://picasa.google.com/ (photoshop)
Scribs http://www.scribus.net/index.php (pagemaker)
Audacity for Windows http://audacity.sourceforge.net/download/windows
Dia for Windows http://dia-installer.sourceforge.net/download.php (Visio)
Nvu http://nvu.com/download.php (frontpage/dreamweaver)
Google Sketch-up http://sketchup.google.com/ (CAD software)
Celestia http://www.shatters.net/celestia/ (Star Charts/Space)
Firefox www.firefox.com
SynchToy
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details…