Posted tagged ‘common craft’

Set my heart a Twitter

April 30, 2008

So, wait: just when I have this blogging thingy mastered, now comes micro-blogging? (Actually, it’s been out a while).

I’m the Edward R. Murrow of blogging

December 7, 2007

Actually, it’s probably more like Wayne Murrow…..

Ditch Microsoft Office

December 6, 2007

Now, I’d be remiss if I did not mention that Office 2007 Ultimate is available to students for about $60 until the end of April. Although it has lots of sexy features, it requires a lot more of your computer’s resources.

And although Google Docs is available anywhere you can get online (note: yes, English majors, I used “is” and not “are” because I’m referring to the singular product “Google Docs” & not the plural, so you can unpucker now), Google indexes a copy of all the contents. You didn’t actually think you had privacy online, did you?

Social bookmarking

September 26, 2007

I use & love it as a centralized place to keep track of sites.

Arts & Common Crafts

July 8, 2007

Common Craft is at it again. In an earlier post, I linked to a video describing RSS in a straightforward manner. They now have another great video posted that explains what a wiki in plain English. Check it out.

Oy! Kiss my RSS!

April 27, 2007

     This video is clever, kind of funny, and the most straightforward way that I’ve seen (so far) to explain RSS using common (read: non-tech) terms & concepts.