21 novembre 2017

RedVector

RedVector
RedVector is what I would call a learning marketplace for people in the building professions in the United States. It looks a bit busy to begin with, but click on the big 'Web Store' icon on the front page to view the catalogue of online courses. More...

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NQL Browser Recorder Beta Released

NQL Browser Recorder Beta Released
Interesting... NQL has announced the beta release of a plug-in designed to allow Internet Explorer usersto record web tasks or "sessions" and replay them with the click of a mouse. More...

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The Outernet Is Coming

The Outernet Is Coming
Interesting article on a rising trend - the emergence of the 'outernet.' The outernet is a connected network of computer screens, used mostly for advertising, on public display in public areas. More...

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Cool Graphics in XML

Cool Graphics in XML

Introduction to Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), an XML standard for graphics on the web. SVG is able to encode styles, transformations, animations, and more. More...

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Nea Hails New Report on School Technology Needs

Nea Hails New Report on School Technology Needs
The report, titled Key Building Blocks for Student Achievement in the 21st Century, looks at the effect of technology on education. It calls for equitable access and a specific educational objectives. More...

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Why Skillshare runs on Kubernetes

Why Skillshare runs on Kubernetes
Matias Forbord, Skillshare Writings, 2017/07/31
A few days ago I ran a post filled with tech jargon about something called Kubernetes. This is the antedote to that post, a down-to-earth practical example of how this technology is running applications in the learning technology space. More...

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The web was supposed to be a thing we make

The web was supposed to be a thing we make
Anil Dash, Glitch, Medium, 2017/07/31
This post introduces us to Glitch, an online application thata helps people make their own custom-made Node.js application. It's all a bit overwhelming at first, but it's a giant leap beyond what you would normally have to do to set up such an application (think containers, Bower, webhooks, analytics, and the rest). More...

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Ghost 1.0

Ghost 1.0
John O'Nolan, Ghost Blog, 2017/07/28
Ghost is a new open source content editing and blogging application. After four years of development, version 1.0 is a major release, "a tremendous upgrade to that experience, with a cleaner design, a new toolbar, support for Markdown tables. More...

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AltSpaceVR Closes – What does it Mean for Social VR?

AltSpaceVR Closes – What does it Mean for Social VR?
Emory Craig, Digital Bodies, 2017/07/28
I think the main takeaway here is that multi-user social virtual reality (Social VR) is hard, and it can be expensive. I don't think this is the end for the genre, as the possibilities are too tantalizing. "AltSpaceVR was a sandbox that showed the potential of social VR. More...

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Virtual Reality and education: some thoughts

Virtual Reality and education: some thoughts
Tony Bates, online learning & distance education resources, 2017/07/28
Tony Bates weighs in with some thoughts on virtual reality (VR) after a Vancouver VR Community event at Mobify‘s headquarters in downtown Vancouver. "VR is not just a fad that will disappear," he says. "There are already a large number of commercial applications, mainly in entertainment and public relations, but also increasingly for specific areas of training." True, but VR doesn't apply everywhere. More...

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