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The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women active and interested in computing and technology. We are looking for next generation of technical talent.
Steve Jobs Lion
You’re looking at the “All My Files” icon to the right, newly introduced in OS X Lion. Edible Apple reveals that if you zoom in closely on the icon’s text, you see that it’s full of quotes from Steve Jobs.
Classdroid Beta – Android Market
Classdroid is an Android App for teachers that allows teachers to quickly take a picture of a students work grade it and upload it to a wordpress site.
Parents and pupils can then view their work and grades online.
Lesson Plan Search Engine – Edgalaxy: Where Education and Technology Meet.
The lesson Plan Search Engine is made up of over 50 verified and reputable teaching sites that DO NOT charge for lesson plans.
Universal Design for Learning by Stephanie Richardson on Prezi
This presentation explains the history behind the Universal Design for Learning movement. It also explores the implications for students and teachers in classrooms.
The All New Evernote for Mac 3.0 – Designed for Lion « Evernote Blogcast
Like many Apple fans, we were excited about the release of the latest Mac operating system, OS X Lion. Not only is it a major update with lots of new concepts and functionality, but it also represents an interesting move by Apple to bring its mobile and desktop operating systems closer together.
The Top 10 social networking sites compared [infographic] | The Wall Blog
Good infographic here comparing the Top 10 social networking sites. It says they account for closing on 1.5 billion users between them, but more than a third of that, of course, belongs to one company. As well as the big names of Facebook and Twitter it looks at some of the smaller ones that still have millions of members each. The surprise is maybe that MySpace still boasts 100 million members.
Password Policies are Getting Out of Control | blog@CACM | Communications of the ACM
I think I have found the most difficult password policy in existence today. It was a US government web site, of course. Here were the password policies the site had in place:
Why Stories Are Powerful Leadership Tools – Forbes
The best leaders I know—the ones who can help their organizations make the changes we increasingly need today—understand this. In the video below I talk about the elements of a good story and how they combine to make an important impact.
Richard Byrne’s Favorite Tech Resources for Teachers
Our Microsoft blogger shares some practical advice on how to implement social networking at the office with SharePoint
Some interesting thoughts. Is the goal of social networking to create a network within the organization or is it to make connections everywhere?
The search below ias a quick way to search for images licensed under Creative Commons on Flickr.
It has some options predefined (only images will be found, no videos) and you can easily choose if you plan to use the images commercially or if you want to alter them.
NTFS vs Fat: Drive Formats And Their Differences – YouTube
NTFS and Fat are two of the most popular file systems. They each have strengths and weaknesses, but FAT has evolved a lot, so not all of its old failings are still problems
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.