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3D Disney on Google Earth

SketchUp has incredible educational potential.  Using free tools available from Google, Disney has added a 3D layer over the entire Disney World property.  Every building, sidewalk and tree has been drawn in detail.  Above is a picture of the haunted house.  … Continue reading

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Google Earth in a browser

Today Google announced that the ever popular Google Earth program can now be incorporated into a browser.  You will need a plugin, but you will not have to install the heavy application. I captured the inserted picture from my browser.  … Continue reading

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EveryZing

Here is a handy tool for anyone interested in finding a podcast about a specific topic.  Everyzing is a service that scans through an assortment of podcasts and converts all that speech into text that is searchable.  You can search … Continue reading

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Jing

Jing is a free screen capture tool from TechSmith, the makers of Snag and Camtasia.  Jing runs on Windows or OS X and can be linked to your own server or to a free streaming service called ScreenCast.com. Jing will capture … Continue reading

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GOM Player

For the last few years, I have used a classic media player that I downloaded from freshmeat.  Since I switched to Vista last summer, the media player has been quirky.  Last week I heard someone mention GOM Player on one … Continue reading

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