I often procrastinate in giving students feedback because I end up writing each student a whole novel on their paper. This makes the task of finishing feedback so daunting that I often blow it off completely. I am trying out a new method of giving
Every time I get a new computer, I always visit these sites to stock up my computer with free goodies. Check it out! www.OpenSourceWindows.org www.OpenSourceMac.org www.osalt.com Pack.Google.com Labs.Google.com
Google Earth | Free Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places, and share with others.
Grooveshark is the holy grail of online music players— it has every song you want to hear, it lets you listen to what you want (not what THEY want you to hear) and you can make and save your own playlists. And it’s free.
The Unarchiver- Advanced File Compression and Decompression for the Mac. Compressing files is the way people send large files over the internet. If you’ve ever received something in ZIP or RAR format, you have opened a compressed file. Most operating systems come with a basic
Evernote is a great note-taking application for Mac/PC and iPhone, as well as a powerful webapp. It gives you tons of ways to keep track of all the little bits of information in your life— that cool website you want to remember, your shopping list,
Apple’s FrontRow is a great media center app for the Mac that allows you to play DVDs, MP3s, and whatever else is in your iTunes, iPhoto, iWhatever. Understudy adds the capability to play streaming Netflix and Hulu content in FrontRow as well. It’s awesome!
In January 2007 a blog post titled Black Google Would Save 750 Megawatt-hours a Year proposed the theory that a black version of the Google search engine would save a fair bit of energy due to the popularity of the search engine.The idea is that
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