I was kind of bummed to realize that the http://packrati.us/ service closed its doors. I was using it to have any links in my tweets bookmarked to my Diigo account.
Too bad. I really liked that service.
Has anyone discovered a suitable alternative?
At home I’ve been wrestling with what to do for computer backups now that my CrashPlan service is coming to a close (they are phasing out their consumer plan).
I think I’ve found my solution — Duplicati 2.0.
From their website: Continue reading “Duplicati Backup Software”
Here’s an interesting article I found about how Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder, runs a meeting. Check it out to learn about his two-pizza rule, about how he doesn’t use PowerPoint presentations, and why his meetings start in silence.
What do you think of his method? Would it work in your environment? Why, or why not?
(For the record, I never use PowerPoint either. I use Google Slides!)
I’m registered to take an AQ course in “Teach And Learn E-Learning” starting soon. I’ve registered to take it to hopefully learn some best practices for teaching online classes, which I’m sure will also help me with my face-to-face classes.
These articles crossed my desk this week, which I found rather timely: Continue reading “Issues in Learning Online (Articles)”
I loved programming in Delphi many years ago and still subscribe to a “Delphi for Fun” newsletter. It was in one of these newsletters that I read about the “Telephone Words” challenge where you have to find the words in a dictionary that would correspond to the presses of the keys on a telephone. Continue reading “Telephone Words Scrabble Challenge”
Do you need sound effects for your video or podcast? BBC has lots here for you to download.
If you find any that you’ll use in a project, I’d love to hear about it.
Image credit: http://waxidermy.com/bbc-sound-effects-centre-comedy-sounds/