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I asked my students how they move files from home to school.  I expected the most common method to be a USB drive, but I was surprised to hear that most still email files. I consider email as a last … Continue reading

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Canon HG10

I have moved into high definition video recording.  Through a mini-grant I have received a Canon HG10 hard drive based video camera. I can record about five hours of 1920 x 1080 video on the 40 GB hard drive.  Putting … Continue reading

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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 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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TrustyETC Googlified

A couple of weeks ago, my mail server started making one of those “it won’t be long now” sort of sounds.  It was the kind of noise you hear an eight year-old computer make just before everything goes dark. I have … Continue reading

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