Category Archives: theWeb

interesting stuff found on the Internet

Free Online Education

Browse the library — this looks amazing!  And check out the intro video from TED:  it challenged me to think about how video learning could be used to make classroom learning more personalized.

blekko search engine

I learned about the blekko search engine at SXSW last week.  Check out this introductory video — they’ve added an interesting way to prioritize your search results according to “slashtags”.

Good News for Apple Fans


New Apple Friend Bar Gives Customers Someone To Talk At About Mac Products

Cloud Computing Free?

The May issue of Communications of the ACM contained a very interesting article called “Why Cloud Computing Will Never Be Free”.  It sometimes reads like an ad for the service that the author’s company offers, but it’s still an in-depth presentation of why the cloud computing price war has resulted in services that cut corners.  Buyers beware!

What is the Semantic Web?

This video helped me get my brain wrapped around the discussion, at least a little.

Web 3.0 from Kate Ray on Vimeo.

Christmas Party Science Tricks

to amaze your friends…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_f3SkxTWxc&feature=player_embedded

Lego Arcade

This is awesome!

Volkswagen’s transparent factory

The Onion does it again…

“Nothing is more than a few hundred clicks away…”

Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop With No Keyboard

Art via technology

This water display is amazing!