9.blog: the communications side of the internet... →
patriciahandschiegel: The internet is an information delivery and telecommunications platform. It’s one of six that exist in our society. It’s one of two (radio is second) that combine both of the above into a single environment. Though radio is enormously limited in comparison to the internet in this. In fact the…
Metadata and taking pics that give the hits
The classic definition for data about data has taken on a whole new twist… So it looks like Instagram and Pinterest are turning our everyday photos into vintage snapshots. A bowl of soup can become that instant moment captured where think about the pleasant thought ” I will sip”. Now new camera prototype just literally spells out what you are seeing by producing a text...
Flipped Classroom In a Nutshell
At the university I work at, we previously were interviewing librarians for our Information Services dept. Well, one of our candidates pretty much talked about the Flipped Classroom instructional model like she was a pro. As a more efficient model for learning, the flipped classroom ultimately gives instructors more time to focus on practical instruction in the classroom. As such, I found a...
Nothing can wear you out like caring about people.– S.E. Hinton, That Was Then, This Is Now (via forgot—forgotten)
Visuwords™ online graphical dictionary →
baralgin: Look up words to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts. Produce diagrams reminiscent of a neural net. Learn how words associate.
Is Crowdsourcing a sincere plea for help or...
“Crowdsourcing is a neologism for the act of taking tasks traditionally performed by an employee or contractor and outsourcing it to a group (crowd) of people or community in the form of an open call. For example, the public may be invited to develop a new technology, carry out a design task, refine or carry out the steps of an algorithm, or help capture, systematize or analyze large...