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My Bookmarks and Annotations 04/24/2009

Embed a website into a Powerpoint! | Dr_Disk's Xanga Site - WeblogThe educational implications for embedding live web sites within Powerpoint presentations are practically limitless. But for now let’s look at the process using a Twitter feed as an example. tags: powerpoint
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TechForum Midwest 2009

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I am presenting at TechForum Midwest tomorrow with Jon Orech and Scott Meech. It should make for a fun morning.

My portion of the presentation is on Nings in education for collaboration. Here is what I am going to use:

Google NewsTimeline

Here is another great way of visualizing information differently. Google has in it's labs area a product called NewsTimeline

http://newstimeline.googlelabs.com/

IT allows you to take anything in the news and look at all of the stories that apply to it chronologically. As the site says:
Google News Timeline is a web application that organizes search results chronologically. It allows users to view news and other data sources on a browsable, graphical timeline. Available data sources include recent and historical news, scanned newspapers and magazines, blog posts, sports scores, and information about various types of media, like music albums and movies.
Check out the details of how to work it effectively here.

My Bookmarks and Annotations 04/23/2009

I’m So Totally, Digitally Close to You - Clive Thompson - NYTimes.comIf you don't get facebook, twitter, or social networking (or need an article to explain to someone why they should be interested in this) take a look at this Great Articletags: twitter, facebook, socialnetworkingWhy I Never Let Employees Negotiate a Raise, Corporate Culture Article - Inc. ArticleAt Fog Creek Software, every worker at the same level is paid the same salary. And when one gets a raise, they all do tags: HR, Salary
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My Bookmarks and Annotations 04/22/2009

Alexi Giannoulias - Illinois State TreasurerE-Pay complies with the Local Government Acceptance of Credit Cards Act (ILCS-345) and prevailing credit card rules and regulations. E-Pay is offered to local agencies free of charge, but payment processors may assess the following fees.tags: no_tag
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My Bookmarks and Annotations 04/17/2009