Monday, April 26, 2010

MUSIC MONDAY 53 : : Macy Gray "Beauty In The World"

What's not to like about this song? Macy Gray does it again with an upbeat, fun and inspiring track. I'm reminded of "I Try".

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Friday, April 23, 2010

New Tech Stuff That I'm Using

Just a quick post on some new tech stuff that I've been checking out. They're all free and that makes them even more fun.

Dipity is for creating timelines. Another powerful way to tell stories.

Create an incredible presentation w/Prezi. It makes PowerPoint look silly. Oh, and you can get an educators account too (if you're an educator).

Still one of my favs despite the amount of time it takes to buffer 30 second vids - Animoto.

I've come to enjoy Google Sites. Just learned that I could use it as a private wiki for my classes.

What would I do w/out Dropbox. I'll nearly stopped carrying a usb drive since I started using this program.

And my current fav is Google Chrome. Took some time to warm up to it. I was soooo married to Firefox. I like the uncluttered look of chrome. On start up, you can list the website that you want to open (I still like the 'save' feature in Firefox).

The VLC Player has been getting some use these days to. I like that it plays nearly any kind of file.

I hope to post up a Prezi presentation in the next few days.

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

VIDEO: "Powering a Nation"

I love technology. I like slideshows. I like this project.

It's crafty, has a good, clear message and it's short.

I want to know what they used to produce this. I presume that it's some version of Flash.

"Powering A Nation video:
From UNC 21 News:

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Monday, April 12, 2010

Music Monday 52 :: OK Go "This Too Shall Pass"

I heard about this video on NPR. Something about the group OK Go breaking away from their record company, EMI, and State Farm Insurance financing their latest vid. Interesting deal w/State Farm and very cool vid.

Here's the story from NPR:

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Sunday, April 04, 2010

My Google Reader Bundle

Some of my fav sites in Google Reader.

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