doug — off the record

just a place to share some thoughts

June 2012

  • A First Look at the Chrome Browser for iOS

    It’s very seldom that one gets a chance to try out a new application on its first day of release.  However, I was fortunate enough to get in on the ground floor with Google’s Chrome for iOS. I sent out a message on Twitter about testing it – this usually gets a response from some… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 06/30/2012

    Make Your Images Interactive – ThingLink Make images come alive with music, videos and any web content. Feature music, fashion and e-commerce. tags: interactive image tools Seth’s Blog: Do we have to pander? The road to the bottom is paved with good intentions, or at the very least, clever rationalizations. tags: seth blog Instagram has… Continue reading

  • Leading While Learning – Ontario Educators at ISTE

    The annual ISTE Conference was this week.  It’s at a really bad time for Ontario Classroom teachers.  The school year is winding down and so it’s difficult to leave classrooms for a professional development event such as this.  But, consultants and coaches can leave their posts and mingle with educators from around the world.  The… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 06/29/2012 is a big flexible Playspace to collect anything from the web, grow ideas and show them in an easy way. tags: tools mural web2.0 mur webtools tic Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Google+ Anymore | Jeffbullas’s Blog 12 months later it appears that it is now the third largest social network in the English… Continue reading

  • Go Toronto

    Yesterday, @cool_mip and I were playing around with the same Twitter utility.  I think she says it all when she says "neat stats!". The utility is called TweepsMap.  It’s one of the fascinating utilities that makes you realize the power of data and what can be done with it.  In this case, TweepsMap goes through… Continue reading