Discussion about youtube and filtration stemming from a conversation on Twitter, Bud the Teacher and I had the other day.
Information on the new Digg toolbar – just put digg.com/ in front of any URL or the diggbar bookmarklet mentioned in this post.
I really only report my super “hot” thoughts on digg but it is a cool tool that I’ve integrated w/ facebook.
Using their wide scale analysis of 15,000 organizations, this study is a must read for IT leaders everywhere.
On the home front, It seems like the biggest flaws on home PCs lie with Flash, Acrobat Reader, Java, QuickTime, and Microsoft Office. It’s important to make sure these applications and plug-ins are all updated to their latest versions and that older versions are uninstalled.
An article about a new Firefox plug in called Ubiquity that is supposed to be particularly useful for people who have to translate quite a bit, but also adds custom programmability to ubiquity and your firefox web browser that allow you to close individual URLs, generate tiny urls, and all sorts of other things. WE’ll see if this is the firefox plug in to end them all but I’ll let you know. Meanwhile, if any of you have tested it, I’d love to hear from you.
Twiggit lets you take things you’ve submitted to digg and send them to twitter.
Excellent printable resource from Richard Byrne, author of Free Technology for Teachers – this is one to print and share.
Online flashcard box that also lets you embed video / pictures into it.
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