Aaron Sumner archives

Aaron Sumner is the Director of Technology for Research and Development at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning. He has worked in web development and instructional technology since 1994.

So long for now, and thanks.

Hello friends, Some big changes are coming to Stratepedia. I wish I could say they’re exciting changes, or at least changes I’m happy about, but they’re not. I don’t want to get into too many details right now, because they’re … Read

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Stratepedia picks for April 6, 2012

Aaron Dropbox Referrals Now Earn You Twice as Much Free Space: Need more space on Dropbox? Still have friends and colleagues not already using the insanely popular file syncing and sharing service? You can now get a cool 500 megabytes … Read

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How to share video directly from your iPhone or iPad with Dropbox

Last week I mentioned an update to the online sharing service Box, allowing you to directly upload video and photos from your phone to a shared folder. It turns out you can do this with Dropbox as well–and since I … Read

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Stratepedia Picks for March 30, 2012

Aaron PDF Pals: This list of apps, reviewed and ranked by the editors of MacWorld, is worth looking at if you’re in the market for an app that will allow you to annotate PDF files on your iPad. BrowserQuest is … Read

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Boost iPad productivity with the new Box OneCloud app

Box, an entrant in the Dropbox-style file syncing and sharing game, on Wednesday introduced a pretty exciting new service and corresponding app for iOS devices. First, the app: Box has been available for iOS for awhile, but this update offers … Read

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Stratepedia picks for March 23, 2012

Aaron Fitbit: Looking to live healthier, through data? Check out the Fitbit (pictured above). I picked one up to see if it could be used in a proposal idea we’ve been knocking around, and have been wearing it for most … Read

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5 Safari extensions I use every day

I’m not ashamed to admit that, even as a web developer, I prefer Safari to Chrome and Firefox on my Mac (Windows is another story). Many of you who use Macs may use Safari by default since it came installed … Read

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Stratepedia Picks for March 16, 2012

Aaron How 30 Minutes a Day Can Increase Your Intelligence: Interesting thoughts on how you can learn a new skill, read more books, and just improve yourself in general. The next step might be some suggested curricula for popular skills–for … Read

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Hands on with the Khan Academy iPad app

Khan Academy fans, fire up your App Stores: The online video tutorial powerhouse has released a native iPad app to give learners anytime, anywhere access to the thousands of lectures available on the site. In spite of my reservations of … Read

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Stratepedia picks for March 9, 2012

Aaron Reeder for Mac: I’ve been a long-time NetNewsWire fan for my RSS feeds. Once upon a time it was the only game in town for native Mac RSS readers with feed syncing (meaning I could keep my feeds’ read/not … Read

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