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Text analysis, wordcount, keyword density analyzer, prominence analysis
Welcome to the online text analysis tool, the detailed statistics of your text, perfect for translators (quoting), for webmasters (ranking) or for normal users, to know the subject of a text. Now with new features as the anlysis of words groups, finding out the keyword density, analyse the prominence of word or expressions.
analysis  tools  text 
april 2017 by sspela
Lab Resources
TerEx Tool: for automated mapping of terrace and floodplain surfaces from lidar using local relief and a few other user-specified criteria.
lidar  gis  rivers  terraces  tools  arcgis  python 
november 2015 by sspela
Hemingway
Hemingway makes your writing bold and clear. Hemingway highlights long, complex sentences and common errors; if you see a yellow highlight, shorten the sentence or split it. If you see a red highlight, your sentence is so dense and complicated that your readers will get lost trying to follow its meandering, splitting logic — try editing this sentence to remove the red.
writing  tools  editing  grammar  english 
february 2014 by sspela
Homepage: StoryTec
StoryTec has been conceptualized as rapid prototyping environment to facilitate the authoring process of interactive applications.
storytelling  tools  games  seriousgames 
november 2013 by sspela
The Aesthetician and the Cartographer - Axis Maps Blog
"It’s vital to know tools and understand how they work, of course, but in the end they’re only as useful as the operator’s knowledge of cartographic concepts. Today’s tools are new, but a lot of the amazing new capabilities we’re seeing are not new at all; they’re just better implementations. They lower a lot of barriers and have big impacts, sure, but tools are still only tools."
mapping  tools  cartography  maps  andywoodruff 
october 2012 by sspela
2D Beehive Tool a.k.a. Create Hexagons Tool | ArcGIS Resource Center
The 2D Beehive tool creates a hexagonal polygon feature class for various applications such as wildlife management etc. or for data binning
polygons  tools  arcgis  gis  binning  hexagons 
july 2012 by sspela
A New Kind of Book› Presentation Prison: Freeing Up Slides
I bring all this up because I think it’s a reminder of how the communication tools we use sometimes — oftentimes? — don’t serve our needs very well. They shape the kind of content we create, rather than letting us pick what we want to say and decide how we want to say it.

New kinds of documents need new kinds of tools.
ebooks  petermeyers  technology  documents  communication  tools 
june 2012 by sspela
Prince: Home
Prince is software for converting XML and HTML documents to PDF files.
converter  html  tools  xml  pdf 
march 2012 by sspela
Don't Fall in Love With Your Technology
"Don't fall in love with your technology the way some Forth and Linux advocates have. If it gives you an edge, if it lets you get things done faster, then by all means use it. Use it to build what you've always wanted to build, then fall in love with that."
love  jameshague  build  tools  technology 
february 2012 by sspela
Wilson Miner - When We Build on Vimeo
"We shape our tools and our tools shape us.” As more of the tools we live with every day become digital instead of physical, our opportunity – and responsibility – as designers is multiplying. We live in a world of screens, and we are the ones who decide what goes on them. We are in a unique position to have an impact – one that lasts longer than the next redesign or the latest technology. What happens when we stop thinking of ourselves not just as developers or experience designers, and take up the mantle as a new generation of product designers for a digital world?"
future  screens  building  build  tools  doingstuff  wilsonminer  talk  video 
january 2012 by sspela
The Technium: Techno Life Skills
"The proper response to a stupid technology is to make a better one yourself, just as the proper response to a stupid idea is not to outlaw it but to replace it with a better idea."

"You will be newbie forever. Get good at the beginner mode, learning new programs, asking dumb questions, making stupid mistakes, soliticting help, and helping others with what you learn (the best way to learn yourself)."
stupidity  technology  kevinkelly  stupid  make  doingstuff  ideas  tools  beginners  mistakes  learning 
december 2011 by sspela
Infovore » Blessed are the Toymakers
"If you can make a tool, you can make a toy. The common output of workshop apprenticeships were both tools to be put to use, but also toys or knick-knacks to demonstrate and practice skills. [...] The best toys have hidden depths. The best toys are all super-simple on the surface; super-obvious. They let you know exactly what you ought to try doing with them. But as you explore them, you discover they have hidden depths. And: hidden affordances. Spaces for imagination to rush in. Toys allow you to play games, inventing rules that make the toy more fun, not less. Toys allow you to tell the stories you imagine, not that are baked into them. [...] I make toys to find out what’s interesting, to explore what’s next."
tomarmitage  toys  make  tools  play  imagination  stories  toymakers 
september 2011 by sspela
Secrets shared « Keri Smith
9. Focus on ideas instead of tools (technology). Anyone can learn to use the tools, but it is the thinkers who really impact the culture in important ways. In the end the tools don’t offer anything interesting.
creativity  kerismith  work  ideas  tools 
april 2011 by sspela
Hand-made visualization tool-kit | thesis.armina
To explore new and simple ways to represent information he made his own visualization kit-tool that allows him to make any kind of graphics quickly.
graphs  charts  tools  visualization  homemade 
april 2011 by sspela
Dead Simple Data Mining with Data Science Toolkit
a collection of data tools and open APIs curated by our own Pete Warden. You can use it to extract text from a document, learn the political leanings of a particular neighborhood, find all the names of people mentioned in a text and more.
datamining  tools  data 
march 2011 by sspela
google-refine - Project Hosting on Google Code
Google Refine is a power tool for working with messy data, cleaning it up, transforming it from one format into another, extending it with web services, and linking it to databases
google  tools  database  data 
january 2011 by sspela
Beyond Flash, an addendum
"You will become known for doing what you do. Find a way to do the work you want to do, even if it means working nights and weekends. Once you've done a handful of excellent things in a given way, you will become known as the person who does excellent things in that given way. And that's the person you want to be, because then people will hire you to be that person. Tools exist to serve you. Not the other way around. There is a long-standing unspoken pact between tools and their owners, which says that tools should disappear the moment you stop needing them. This is the way that pencils, hammers, and leaf-blowers behave. But many of our technological devices have violated this pact and overstepped their boundary, asserting themselves onto the lives of their owners, becoming constant distractions. Don't let your tools trap you. Tools are not the idea. Tools are tools... Ideas come from life. As Hemingway said, ‘I have to live to work.’” -- Jonathan Harris
ideas  work  quote  tools  *****  jonathanharris  doingstuff 
may 2010 by sspela
PDF Split and Merge
for splitting and merging pdf files. awesome.
pdf  opensource  tools 
december 2009 by sspela
DUB - DENIM
An Informal Tool For Early Stage Web Site and UI Design
web  software  design  tools 
february 2008 by sspela

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