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The MOOC learning provider Coursera has launched Coursera Learning Hubs that seek to facilitate learning in Internet-enabled physical locations around the world. The U.S. State Department is one of its learning partners.
Two back-to-back announcements offer benefits for readers on Amazon Kindle. The newly announced Kindle First service and Kindle Countdown Deals promise savings for reading buffs.
Flickr has been a home for serious photographers, and you will find the best clustered around Flickr Groups. Flickr remains the old watering hole for great photographs and tips on how to take them.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has okayed the use of personal electronic devices (PED) during flights with a few caveats still in place.
The Internet Archive is the repository of archived webpages, ebooks, movies, and music. It now offers an in-browser emulator that will allow you to run classic games and old programs inside the browser.
Phraseum is a simple but handy browser tool that turns your day-to-day browsing into a language learning class.
Along with Udacity and edX, Coursera makes up a large part of the online learning universe. 13 new institutions have signed up to bring the number of institutions using its platform to deliver online courses to 107.
Gmail and Google Docs have included handwriting among the input tools, and have made it available in Google Docs for over 20 languages and in Gmail for over 50 languages, including Chinese, Japanese, Hindi and Russian.
You have to give a second glance to a web application which is a Webby Awards Honoree. Projeqt makes the process of creating beautiful presentations more intuitive and dynamic. How does it do that?
uProxy is an under-development browser extension for Firefox and Chrome that uses a peer-to-peer connection to clear the way through any firewall restrictions and set up an open gateway to the Internet.
News and media organizations have been using Google for a long time. Google has taken things a bit further by giving journalists a rich set of tools in one centralized hub called Google Media Tools.
Wolfram Alpha has turned its computational power into a solution for one of learning’s most “nightmarish” problems, learning mathematics. The Wolfram Problem Generator helps students solve practice problems with ease.
Google made two major improvements to their Ngram Viewer analytical tool for a more powerful linguistic search. The Ngram Viewer gets wildcard search and the ability to search for inflections, aided by multiple capitalization styles.
LinkedIn has unveiled two new mobile tools. Mobile Work With Us and Recruiter Mobile should help to usher the recruitment process from the desktop to the mobile age.
Playing around with typography can be fun. You will love these games if you like the sound of the quick brown fox who jumped over the lazy dog. Find out what we are talking about.