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Internet Tools You Should Know About a brief survey of what's coming, what's arrived, and why you should care Chris Warren...
General Functions <ul><ul><li>communicating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>publishing and sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>c...
Kinds of tools <ul><li>There are three main kinds of tools   </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted  - &quot;remote&...
<ul><li>How to find tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SEARCH GOOGLE &quot;free X&quot; also, &quot;hosted&quot; &quot;tool&quot...
<ul><ul><li>micro-blogging / mind-casting ( twitter , status updates) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>photo/image sharing ( fli...
<ul><ul><li>video sharing (youtube) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>feed reader (google, bloglines) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
<ul><ul><li>mind mapping (bubbl.us) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>voice to text (jott) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>media file ...
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  1. 1. Internet Tools You Should Know About a brief survey of what's coming, what's arrived, and why you should care Chris Warren [email_address] x4323
  2. 2. General Functions <ul><ul><li>communicating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>publishing and sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>collaborating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>creating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>researching and learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>organizing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>entertaining </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>The boundaries are fuzzy, but most tools have a main focus </li></ul>
  3. 3. Kinds of tools <ul><li>There are three main kinds of tools   </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted - &quot;remote&quot; / &quot;in cyberspace&quot; / &quot;in the cloud&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Download - installed on your computer </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Extension/Plugin - changes an existing application on your computer </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>How to find tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SEARCH GOOGLE &quot;free X&quot; also, &quot;hosted&quot; &quot;tool&quot; &quot;list&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SEARCH WIKIPEDIA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Some tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>various google tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>many good ones (docs, calendar, sites,scholar, reader, groups, talk, notebook, images, ...) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tagging and crowd filtering (del.icio.us, stumbleupon, furl) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>audio and video point-to-point (skype, gtalk) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>web site hosting (wordpress, blogger, google) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>wiki hosting (wikidot, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki_farm) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><ul><li>micro-blogging / mind-casting ( twitter , status updates) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>photo/image sharing ( flickr , wetcanvas) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>scheduling (google calendar) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>project management ( unfuddle , basecamp) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>social (facebook) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>professional (linked in) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>specialized ( ning ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>data sharing / access (swivel) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>presentation sharing / access ( slideshare ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3D modeling ( sketchup ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3D from flat (make3d) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><ul><li>video sharing (youtube) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>feed reader (google, bloglines) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>maps / GIS (google maps, google earth, MS Live) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>conferencing (openhuddle,palbee) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>create diagrams / drawings ( gliffy , drawanywhere) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3D space (second life) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>surveys (survey monkey, polldaddy, wordpress) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>source control (SVN, Git) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>news ( polymeme , digg, reddit) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>live broadcasting (ustream) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>content-aware image resizing(demo only) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><ul><li>mind mapping (bubbl.us) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>voice to text (jott) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>media file conversion (zamzar) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>make PDFs ( pdfonline , expresspdf) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>book reviews (goodreads) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>image manipulation ( gimp , pixlr, aviary(phoenix)) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>general web sites can also do A LOT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>many extensions for firefox, IE, and safari </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Internet_Explorer_extensions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://pimpmysafari.com/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>What do you want to do...? </li></ul>
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