Playing with Technology

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. ~Arthur C. Clarke

Category: Interesting sites

  • Betty wants to help you with your e-mail

    Cc:Betty is a Web app that organizes e-mail threads as Web pages. It seems to convert the thread into a wiki. It may be useful in introducing the wiki concept to those faculty members that are still a little unsure about wikis.

  • Miro 2.0

    One of the feeds I read mentioned Miro. I don’t think I’d heard of Miro before. Miro claims to be the jack of all trades video player. It downloads the videos to your computer (not sure I like that) and boasts over 6000 video shows and vodcasts. It is designed for HD.I’m not sure where […]

  • Another cool place for type

    Veer is a very cool site with resources for Photography, Illustration, and Type. They have a lot of very cool typefaces and their Flont technology makes previewing the type really easy. I just wish my hard drive had unlimited space and that my computer could handle having 3000 typefaces active at one time. I don’t […]

  • Flowgrams

    A few days ago TechCrunch did a little report on FlowGram and I happened to get one of the beta invites. If you haven’t heard about FlowGrams I’d encourage you to check them out. Most of the examples are giving voice descriptions of Web sites or developing a presentation where it is handy to have […]

  • Using Flickr as a campus image collection solution

    Lewis & Clark College has developed a collection of contemporary ceramics images in Flickr. I have not had a chance to look at all the details of the project but I am very interested in doing something similar for Wooster. The new Hales fund groups could really make use of something like this and it […]