Category: Applications

Software both on a box and online

Copy Pasta! 2

Copy Pasta!

Do you copy and paste text from one place to the other often? Are you annoyed when the formatting from the place you copied comes along when you paste? There are a few ways...

Bret Victor – Inventing on Principle 0

Bret Victor – Inventing on Principle

I stumbled upon this great talk given by Bret Victor at the 2012 Canadian University Software Engineering Conference (CUSEC) called Inventing on Principle.  Bret talks about how computers should do the programming for us,...

An honor! 20 Educators to Watch 0

An honor! 20 Educators to Watch

I was honored to be highlighted by TechSmith as one of their 20 Educators to Watch in 2011.   I include screencasting as one of the tools that educators should always be thinking about and...

CloudMagic is… magic for finding stuff in your cloud-based accounts 0

CloudMagic is… magic for finding stuff in your cloud-based accounts

This is from the “I wish I knew about this yesterday” file.  I stumbled upon the CloudMagic plug-in for Chrome and it’s almost a shame that it’s not already built into or implemented into...

Fast Tweetdeck Filtering to Help with Signal to Noise Ratio 0

Fast Tweetdeck Filtering to Help with Signal to Noise Ratio

Tweetdeck is probably the best Twitter desktop clients and you can make it even better using quick filters.   In a fast moving event, a single tweet might get retweeted (RTd) numerous times, which can...

Keeping secrets in your Dropbox 0

Keeping secrets in your Dropbox

Recently a teacher asked how on Earth I kept track of all the passwords and logins I use.  My answer: LockNote + Dropbox. LockNote (Windows only) is a free and awesome standalone notepad application...