Monthly Archives: April 2010

links for 2010-04-30

What to do when your Mac dies (tags: mac) Tackling science education's jargon problem (tags: science education) Setting up your 3G service on the iPad 3G (tags: ipad) Microsoft Cancels Courier Tablet (tags: tablets microsoft ipad) 5 Reasons Google and … Read

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5 tips to improve your presentations

We’re coming up on another summer of conferences and conference presentations. Here’s a little refresher to help you (and your audience) get the most out of your talks. 1. Beware “Death by PowerPoint” You may have seen this video before, … Read

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links for 2010-04-29

10 Ways to Keep Your Data Safe (tags: security) Steve Jobs: Flash Is No Longer Necessary (tags: flash iphone apple) Textie: A Handsome, Simple Messaging App From The Guys Behind Tweetie & Borange (tags: iphone ipod texting) Kindle Firmware Update … Read

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What is the Connection Doctor?

The Connection Doctor is a built-in tool on the Mac that works in iChat or Mail to determine network connectivity.  It also indicates the ability to use audio or video in any given setting. If you are having trouble with … Read

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links for 2010-04-28

Anne Frank House Goes Virtual to Celebrate 50th Anniversary (tags: history) Student Uses Facebook to Organize Massive High School Walkout (tags: facebook social_media news) 5 iPhone Apps to Boost Productivity (tags: iphone productivity) Facebook seeks to meet with Schumer on … Read

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Use music to stay on task at school or work

I am fortune to have an office, almost, to myself that allows me the freedom of listening to music at work.  I’ve read articles that suggest playing calm music at a low volume can actually increase work productivity by keeping … Read

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links for 2010-04-27

A month with the iPad: Surprises and disappointments (tags: ipad) Is it Time for Facebook to Make Opt-In the Default? (tags: facebook privacy) The 21st-century textbook (tags: textbooks) Netbook Phenomenon Nearly Over as Slates Go Marching In (tags: netbooks tablets) … Read

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Things to consider about Facebook’s Open Graph

Last week, Facebook unveiled its new Open Graph approach to making the entire web a social platform. If you’re a Facebook user, you are probably familiar with the concept of “liking” a friend’s status message or shared video. Open Graph … Read

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links for 2010-04-26

PC Malware targeting iTunes, iPad users (tags: ipad security itunes) Introducing a free downloadable iPad book (tags: ipad free) Three Ways the iPad Could Kill Qwerty (tags: ipad) Giving in to Facebook: A Weekend on the New "Instantly Personalized" Web … Read

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A 99-year-old’s first computer is an iPad

A few weeks ago a video of a two-year-old sitting down with an iPad made the online rounds. I like this one more–Virginia Campbell, in her 100th year, just got an iPad. It’s her first computer. I’ll let the video … Read

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