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The Power of the Web

The internet is a pretty remarkable resource. One of my favorite websites, Xplane put out a new video that puts the internet into perspective.

Being tech savvy means I’m usually the one my friends and family come to when they can’t figure something technology-related out. It looks as if maybe one day, the rate of innovation might leave even me in the dust. Scary.

This Week in Twitter 2009-05-03

This Week in Twitter 2009-04-26

Explanations “In plain English”

In light of Cornell’s launching of Google Apps for Education, dubbed CMail, there has undoubtedly a slew of questions about how it works. For many people, the concept of “cloud computing” is pretty novel. Trying to explain this to a tech-newbie can sometimes be difficult.

Enter Common Craft. Common Craft is a company that specializes in explanations. They’ve produced plenty of videos that make sense of products or services that aren’t quite so obvious. Two of my favorites are Twitter in Plain English and Google Docs in Plain English. Continue reading ‘Explanations “In plain English”’

This Week in Twitter 2009-04-19

This Week in Twitter 2009-04-12

  • I’m on a bus! …To Bucknell for the Bison Outdoor Classic. #
  • Prefrosh everywhere! #
  • @mobius33 Just one…inflation at Trillium must belike 80,000% #
  • Just got the shaft at Trillium, somehow my Iced Tea, Chinese Combo and Reeses Pie cost nearly $15. #
  • @esbie Google Voice is boss. in reply to esbie #
  • @derekcftam Install CrossOver and run the Windows version from your Mac in reply to derekcftam #
  • @derekcftam Not too many alternatives. Perhaps Google Spreadsheet or Zoho. As much as I love iWork, I’m not huge in Numbers yet. in reply to derekcftam #
  • @USuMBS No, people assume that already, it’s part of the stereotype. I said you secretly bench press 550 lbs. in reply to USuMBS #
  • RT @EatingIthaca @bittman World’s largest urban farm planned for … Detroit: http://bit.ly/x0WT #
  • Dude in the library must really like Lipton Tea. He had at least 4 bottles around him, 3 of which were already empty. #
  • @Nick_Longfellow You could’ve just went to Nasties. in reply to Nick_Longfellow #
  • 3 Word docs, 1 PDF, Finder, Write-n-Cite not to mention iChat and Safari. Thank god for Tabs and Spaces. #
  • I’m making a huge mess with this croissant. People like me are the reason food isn’t allowed in the library. #
  • GirlTalk…not sure if I’m excited or not. #
  • @USuMBS That’s inherently contradictory. Beautiful day=anything buy studying. in reply to USuMBS #
  • The CDL Fashion show was pretty cool. Good thing I don’t carry my checkbook or cash on me ever or I’d be out another $50. #

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