OTR Links for 05/20/2011
Anatomy of a QR Code « adafruit industries blog
Anatomy of a QR Code
Chatbox – Project collaboration inside Dropbox
Chatbox makes it easy to discuss or comment on files shared over Dropbox. Install it, right click on any files / folders inside Dropbox, and start conversations with people you shared the Dropbox folder with.
The best way to spread your idea.
iOrbix – Connecting Your World
iOrbix is a social network that makes expressing your life and connections between friends so much easier and fun!
Apple to support reps: “Do not attempt to remove malware” | ZDNet
Apple is actively conducting an internal investigation into the Mac Defender malware attack I wrote about yesterday (here and here). An internal document with a Last Modified date of Monday, May 16, 2011 notes that this is an “Issue/Investigation In Progress.”
Designing Web Apps for the iPad
What’s stopping you from creating a functional app/website for the iPad? My answer was the Objective-C coding language, time constraints and having to deal with the infamous Apple App Store.
Online Mind Mapping and Brainstorming app – SpiderScribe
SpiderScribe is an online mind mapping and brainstorming tool. It lets you organize your ideas by connecting notes, files, calendar events, etc. in free-form maps. You can collaborate and share those maps online!
San Francisco Picks Microsoft Cloud for Enterprise E-Mail
The San Francisco city-county government will deploy a cloud-based e-mail platform from Microsoft over the next 12 months, officials announced Wednesday, May 18.
Facebook’s New Way to Combat Child Pornography – NYTimes.com
Microsoft says it has refined a technology it created called PhotoDNA to identify the worst of these disturbing images — even if they are cropped or otherwise altered — and cull through large amounts of data quickly and accurately enough to police the world’s largest online services.
Quick Tip Tuesday: The process behind writing digital stories – The Stenhouse Blog
While digital stories rely heavily on technology, at their core they are still stories that have to be planned, researched, and written. In this week’s Quick Tip, Lisa Miller, author of Make Me a Story, outlines the writing process her students go through as they plan their digital stories.
The Innovative Educator: Sites for Using iPads in Education
Following an iPad in Education workshop led by Meg Wilson (@iPodsibilities on Twitter) that was held at Apple last week, I asked an Apple employee to share with me useful materials for follow up.
High School iPad Apps
This page will house suggested iPad apps for High Schools.
Infographic: How Technology is Facilitating Education | Emerging Education Technology
Infographic: How Technology is Facilitating Education
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.