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Out of Sight, Out of Mind: A visualization of drone strikes in Pakistan since 20...
stunning (and upsetting) visualization of drone attacks and killings by the United States
war  information  infographic  news  Delicious 
march 2013 by arvind
Wikileaks FAQ :: The Future of the Internet — And How to Stop It
What is Wikileaks?
Wikileaks is a self-described “not-for-profit media organization,” launched in 2006 for the purposes of disseminating original documents from anonymous sources and leakers. ...
21apples  faq  freedom  future  history  information  law  wikileaks  Delicious 
december 2010 by arvind
Separating Fact and Fiction in Brain-Based Learning from Edutopia
via edutopia.org This is a nice summary of current research on brains and learning. I found the part about girls and boys brains important. There are so many books on this topic right ...
21apples  boys  brain  braindevelopment  education  girls  information  research  resource  study  Delicious 
december 2010 by arvind
10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics
via makeuseof.com MakeUseOf.com put together a nice compilation of free tools for making infographics. Is anyone doing this with their students? It seems like it would meet many benchmarks ...
art  data  infographic  information  list  literacy  math  mathematics  science  visuals  Delicious 
october 2010 by arvind
Don't Ask Don't Tell Statistics - Policy History of Don't Ask Don't Tell - Esqui...
interesting visualization of how the US compares to the rest of the world in gays in the military and using execution for capital punishment
usa  statistics  information  infographic  visualization  Delicious 
may 2010 by arvind
Virtual Printing Press
a Second Life virtual printing press model. Great for educational purposes
secondlife  software  free  history  education  21apples  printing  information  books  Delicious 
march 2010 by arvind
A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods
fantastic list of ways to visualize data set to a periodic-table style chart
visualization  design  reference  information  data  tools  presentation  charts  21apples  education  visual  Delicious 
january 2010 by arvind
YouTube - Did You Know 4.0
powerful video on new media, technology, the Internet and how it is impacting our lives
technology  video  web  education  youtube  media  internet  social  digital  information  twitter  future  change  Delicious 
september 2009 by arvind
Veracross
a school information system that is web-based. Don't use it, don't know anyone who does, but adding it to the list
21apples  education  web  school  information  system  veracross  Delicious 
march 2009 by arvind
Google Flu Trends | How does this work?
amazing use of search technology to predict flu outbreaks faster than traditional reporting systems
google  flu  health  technology  search  web  information  21apples  web2.0  Delicious 
november 2008 by arvind
Rands In Repose: A Glimpse and a Hook
decent article on creating a good resume. geared towards engineers, but lessons here for anyone
article  business  college  design  engineering  future  information  lifehack  management  productivity  jobs  Delicious 
february 2007 by arvind
MediaChannel.org -- Media Ownership 2001
great chart showing the big 6 media companies and what brands they control
business  information  media  politics  television  radio  music  21apples  education  literacy  Delicious 
february 2007 by arvind
Project Censored Media Democracy in Action
great media oversight group. list of board members who serve together on various places. neat to see harvard educators paired up with bechtel execs and hundreds of other examples
activism  articles  blog  democracy  education  free  government  resource  project  progressive  library  news  politics  media  information  NYSAISEdTech2006  Delicious 
november 2006 by arvind
Weekend Magazine web 2.0 special
the Guardian's weekend magazine on web 2.0 with Blogger, Odeo, Flickr, Digg, Wordpress and many more. lots of great articles on how these web 2.0 sites came to be
article  web2.0  wordpress  collaboration  flickr  information  podcasting  resources  software  tools  web  21apples  NYCIST  NYSAISEdTech2006  Delicious 
november 2006 by arvind
Welcome to Scrybe
powerful-looking, web-based, organization web package with innovative calendaring and more. sign up for beta access
calendar  cool  information  lifehack  management  online  productivity  tool  web  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Daily Kos: State of the Nation
great visual display of how the CNN website presents very little news and information.
cnn  article  design  advertising  21apples  media  literacy  news  web  information  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace by Lawrence Lessig: A Wiki
Lawrence Lessig first published Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace in 1999. After five years in print and five years of changes in law, technology, and the context in which they reside, Code needs an update. But rather than do this alone, Professor Lessig
law  technology  social  web  internet  information  cool  copyright  book  wiki  blog  oss  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
How to Report Bugs Effectively
a great article on how to report technical problems in a helpful manner
articles  information  development  software  programming  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
MailTags 1.0 - Meta Data Plugin for Apple Mail.App
Plugin for mail that allows you to tag messages in Mac Mail.
apple  cool  email  free  information  internet  mac  mail  software  tools  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
IHMC CmapTools - Concept Map: CmapTools
CMAPTools software empowers users to construct, navigate, share and critcize knowledge models represented as concept maps. Free concept mapping software including server capabilities.
design  education  free  information  software  tools  web  writing  server  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Find-A-Human -- IVR Phone S... - Approved*
A list of major companies, and how to get around the voice-prompts. Get right to an operator easily
apple  commercial  cool  culture  database  guide  hacking  help  information  mobile  phone  research  resources  support  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
pagini: How to use Backpack for School
a nice blog entry on how 37 signals Backpack application could be used for taking and organizing class notes
articles  blog  college  education  information  tools  tutorial  university  use  web  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Sparkline PHP Graphing Library
A PHP implementation of Edward Tufte's Sparklines graphic objects. Can be used easily to create graphs and charts on web pages.
cool  design  development  free  html  images  information  php  presentation  programming  server  software  tools  web  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
newsmap
an elegant reader for google news which takes headlines, color codes them, and pops them into a visual layout. supposed to let you see patterns/bias in the news. interesting approach
news  media  google  21apples  web2.0  information  project  Delicious 
september 2006 by arvind
the cluetrain manifesto
an incredible book that pretty much predicted the future of the internet. you can read the entire book online for free, but if you don't, at least read the first chapter. incredible read, and totally relevant to education and schools.
book  community  culture  education  future  information  internet  media  network  social  technology  NYCIST  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
Semapedia.org - The Physical Wikipedia
a cool idea of physically "tagging" places with print outs of barcodes. if you snap a shot of the barcode on your camera phone, it takes you to the Wikipidia entry about that place. Try it yourself, very interesting.
camera  collaboration  community  geo  gis  information  mobile  phone  project  social  software  technology  web2.0  wiki  wireless  21apples  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
Copyright.com - Copyright Licensing and Compliance Solutions from Copyright Clea...
commercial copyright company that lets you pay licensing fees to use copyright work in the classroom, your business, your application or others uses.
academic  business  copyright  commercial  education  information  legal  library  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
Jumsoft | Process
A software tool from Jumsoft that lets you create impressive project outlining/management control. From colors to images and more, Process lets you create a complex, yet easy to understand overview of your work and things that need to get done. Try it, th
gtd  information  lifehacks  mac  management  osx  productivity  software  tools  apple  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
The Work of Edward Tufte and Graphics Press
The website of the brilliant information theorist. Don't miss the PowerPoint essay.
academic  articles  book  information  literacy  media  presentation  design  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
PocketMod: The Free Disposable Personal Organizer
really interesting web app that lets you create your own personalized organizer and print it out. very cool. drop that Palm pilot and get a PocketMod
calendar  design  flash  free  guide  information  management  tools  resources  project  21apples  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
EDUCAUSE | Educating the Net Generation
A free e-book written mostly by university educators that discussing the net generation and how they are taught, how they learn, faculty development, curriculum and more. Can be reprinted for eductaional purposes.
book  education  free  information  teachers  technology  21apples  curriculum  pedagogy  Delicious 
january 2006 by arvind
Upcoming.org: Home
Upcoming.org is a social event calendar, completely driven by people like you. Manage your events, share events with friends and family, and syndicate your calendar to your own site.
api  ajax  blog  calendar  community  css  design  development  feeds  free  future  information  resources  tools  web  21apples  Delicious 
december 2005 by arvind
Internet Archive
the most complete collection of the history of world wide web sites. also lets you host your media files "forever" for free
audio  community  database  digital  free  freedom  history  html  information  internet  library  music  web  video  tools  resources  research  podcasting  photos  online  21apples  Delicious 
december 2005 by arvind
Aaron Koblin
amazing visualizations of flight traffic using the Processing software package
processing  cool  design  images  information  programming  science  technology  video  Delicious 
december 2005 by arvind
43 Folders | A bunch of tricks, hacks, and other cool stuff
43 Folders is Merlin Mann’s site about personal productivity, life hacks, and simple ways to make your life a little better.
apple  articles  information  hacking  technology  free  fun  guide  resources  web  blog  Delicious 
november 2005 by arvind

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