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My Bookmarks and Annotations 07/31/2009

Effective Leadership in an Era of Disruptive Innovation - ISTEvisionThe world you've known is in complete upheaval. You're in charge of leading your organization into the new era. YIKES! Think differently. Think disruptively. - Scott McLeod, Iowa State University Monday, 6/29/2009, 3:30pm 4:30pm WWCC 146 Btags: istevision, mcleod, leadership, necc09
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My Bookmarks and Annotations 07/29/2009

Half an Hour: CorrectionNYT Corrections regarding Cronkite's biography posted the day beforetags: correction, wikipedia, correct, errors
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My Bookmarks and Annotations 07/28/2009

Effects - PhotoFuniaOnline Photo Editing toolstags: photos, fun, photography, tools, image, web2.0Spesoft - Products - Spesoft Free Text To MP3 Speaker Spesoft Text To MP3 Speaker uses "Text to Speech" technology and can convert text into a MP3/OGG/WAV audio file.

It uses standard SAPI technology and is an easy to use solution to convert any text file or cut and pasted text to an audio file.

The rate of the voice along with volume and pitch can be modified.

Support ID3 Tag for MP3 and OGG Files (you may add such info as Author, Year, etc. into MP3)

Convert text to MP3: full text or just selected parts, quickly and easily.

A quick, free and easy solution when you want to create audio files from professional SAPI speech engines.

Convert articles, emails and more and listen to them on your MP3 player.

Can create standard WAV files compatible with Spesoft free audio converter, if you wish to convert to more formats.tags: spesoft, freeware, text2speech
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My Bookmarks and Annotations 07/21/2009

Media & Internet How Teenagers Consume MediaMedia & Internet
How Teenagers
Consume Mediatags: research, Internet, teens
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30 Online Reference Sites for Students, Teachers, and Lifelong Learners

I am offline this week. While I am taking a little time off, Karen Schweitzer has asked to provide a guest posting. Here is her entry - I hope you find the resources valuable.
The public library isn't the only place to find reference materials. The Internet has plenty of dictionaries, encyclopedias, libraries, and general reference sites for all forms of educators and learners. Here is a list of 30 online reference sites to try today:Encyclopedia.com - Encyclopedia.com provides encyclopedias and dictionaries from top reference sources like Oxford University Press. This site is ideal for finding pictures, facts, bibliographies, and articles on an assortment of subjects.RefDesk - The RefDesk is an online reference desk that is perfect for almost any type of research. The site provides an online fact checker, reference materials, news, magazines, specialized search engines, and much more.Encyclopedia Britannica - This is the online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica. The site f…

My Bookmarks and Annotations 07/10/2009

Tag Galaxy3d representation of pictures with similar tags on flickrtags: flickr, photos, visualization, web2.0, tags, tagging, 3d, galaxy
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My Bookmarks and Annotations 07/09/2009

Easiest way to BT tether laptop/Tmobile? - BlackBerryForums.com : Your Number One BlackBerry CommunityYes, it is easier. And you don't have to have Desktop Manager running. Here's my cheat sheet I have on my BB to remind myself how to connect. It's not very detailed, and assumes you have your BB connected to your PC via Bluetooth already.

- in bluetooth devices, find the com port used for dial-up networking on the properties - services tab

- in control panel - phone and modem options - modems tab, find the appropriate com port and go to properties. on the advanced tab, enter the following for extra settings: +cgdcont=1,"IP","wap.voicestream.com"

- in network connections, check the appropriate com port box for the blackberry bluetooth connection

- connect. the number should be *99#, and the username/pw should be blank.

****EDIT****

the above directions assume you have a "blackberry bluetooth" connection pre-made. (the name is not important). if you d…

My Bookmarks and Annotations 07/07/2009

My Bookmarks and Annotations 07/02/2009

Timetoast Timelines | Create timelines, share them on the web.Online tool that allows you to create a time line and then embed it elsewheretags: timeline, web2.0, timelines, tools, calendar, timetoast
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