Ed Tech Crew 148 - Google Whacked and Google Ganger

Podcast number 148 - Feb 7th, 2011

[Running time: 1:02:14 hours, size: 42.8 MB]

[audio:EDTECHCREW148.mp3]

Download it here!

Think like a computer scientist (Python). http://greenteapress.com/thinkpython/

News & General Websites of interest:

“IPocalypse” The Internet has finally run out of addresses: http://goo.gl/cSQUa

New home for Global teacher blogs http://global2.vic.edu.au/

In search of the Googlewhack - interesting conversation around search and google.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Googlewhack

10 Tablets to Keep an Eye on in 2011
http://gigaom.com/mobile/10-ces-tablets-2/

Great site for learning Trig
http://www.touchtrigonometry.org/

Comic Life 2
http://plasq.com/products/comiclife2

Sound Cloud - http://soundcloud.com/

Google Body Browser - http://bodybrowser.googlelabs.com/body.html#

Skype Education - open in Beta
http://education.skype.com/

Google Docs - another update http://www.google.com/google-d-s/whatsnew.html
OCR is an interesting one: http://docs.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=176692

New Social Web Browser - Rock Melt Beta release
http://www.rockmelt.com

State Library of Qld donated 50,000 images to Wikimedai Australia for the public domain (Dec 21st) - http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/WMAU-SLQ3?utm_medium=sitenotice

Newspapers available online to browse: http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper

Add the Australian Schools Calendar to your Google Calendar:
https://www.google.com/calendar/b/0/embed?src=r6rued9pal4i9kb6f9192t48h8@group.calendar.google.com&ctz=Australia/Adelaide&gsessionid=OK
or Events from EDNA in iCal http://www.edna.edu.au/edna/go/schooled/schools_events

Changes at the WayBackMachine - Calendar View http://waybackmachine.org/

Some of the many Feedback from listeners:

Brendan O’Brien

  • The 60second science video competition is now International. Open to everyone. A$9000 in cash prizes http://bit.ly/4du9KR Students LOVE it!

John Pearce

Clay leben

Ian Guest

Roland Gesthuizen

Shelly Terrell

Important Notice
There have been so many links over the Christmas break please go and have a look at the Ed Tech Crew Diigo Bookmarks Group here: http://groups.diigo.com/group/ed-tech-crew

Add new comment

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.