This is a place to find information about some of the more fundamental algorithms used in computer science. This information is widely available on the net, but hopefully the way it’s presented and discussed here will resonate with you.
Great Firewall of China
Test any website and see real-time if it’s censored in China.
Howstuffworks “The Ultimate Internet Myths Quiz”
The Internet: It’s growing faster than we can manage to keep up. Penetrating our professional and personal lives, this tool brings the world to our fingertips with a click of a mouse or cell phone button. But with this increase in information also comes an influx of misinformation.
The Usability of Passwords: /by @baekdal
Interesting article about passwords and hacking. Special note should be taken about things done on the server side. Read the FAQ located here: http://www.baekdal.com/tips/the-usability-of-passwords-faq as well.
monitter : real time, live twitter search and monitoring
Monitter is a real time twitter search tool that enables you to monitor a set of keywords on twitter. It also allows you to narrow the search to a particular geographic location, allowing you to find out what’s going onin a particular part of the world.
Electronic Book signing
Your Favourite Author Can Now Sign Your Ebook | Gizmodo Australia
This is one dilemma owners of Kindles, Nooks and iPads inevitably face: How the hell can I get my favourite author to sign that book I’ve got stored in my ebook reader? Sure, you can always get him to scrawl his signature on the back of your Kindle in thick, ugly, black marker. If tacky’s your style
Home Appliance Energy Use | GE Data Visualization
Extremely interesting visualization. Mouse over appliance in this interactive display to see what each uses. Science teachers need to bookmark!
Frog Design: 3 Things Wile E. Coyote Teaches Us About Creative Intelligence | Co.Design
Design teaches us that creativity is not an innate ability–it is the end result of many forms of intelligence coming together, and intelligence born out of collaboration and out of networks. Perhaps true CQ resides in the group and the community, and not the individual. Now, how are we going to measure that?
Everything I needed to know about life, I learned from 8 years of blogging. (No, not really but kind of a catchy title, no?) » Mommy Needs Coffee
In the eight years I have been posting random thoughts and the occasional insight that actually makes people go hmmmmm (or more likely say, “Girlfriend is tripping.”) I have learned the rules of blogging are not that different from the rules of life. Let us take a look shall we? And as any good blogger knows, I should (and shall) do it in list form.
Free Social Media Monitoring Tools | Market Sentinel
Free tools keep appearing in the social media monitoring space. Over a week ago we discovered a social media monitoring tool made with Yahoo Pipes, an extremely powerful (but not at all user-friendly) web application for building, well, other web applications.
Xmarks | #Bookmark20 Sync and Search #edtech20 | Bookmarkingedtools@web20education | Scoop.it
“The best bookmarking edtools in XXI Century Education”
Created and curated by Duma Cornel Lucian
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