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Web 2.0 Worshop by R. Carr

Web 2.0 Worshop by R. Carr



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  • Web 2.0 ? What is it? Why do I care? What is it to me?
  • Information Superhighway?
  • Information Superhighway
    • Popular collective name for the Internet
    • and other related large-scale computer networks.
    • Nam June Paik, a 20th century South Korean born American video artist,
    • claims to have coined the term in 1974.
    • The term was popularized by former
    • Vice President, Al Gore in the early 1990’s.
  • Super. . . what? The Information superhighway started changing. People started looking at the Internet as a new place to. . .
  • Colonize!
  • Populate!
  • Build Words
  • … the sky is the limit
    • To the moon, Alice!
  • But . . . what is it, really?
    • What has the super highway become?
  • Tools Goods Services Information Entertainment Social Networking
  • Sounds like a mall or a town or your own little store. Lets see that again. . .
  • Tools Radio Shack-ish, Drugstore Goods Retail, specialty stores Services Banking, dog license, appts Information Media outlets, Libraries
    • Entertainment Music, video, books, clubs
    • Social Networking Clubs, associations, regular meetings
  • cool tools
  • Adobe Voice to Text
    • Here is the path on your pc…
    • Start Menu
    • Control Panel
    • Sounds, Speech and Audio Devices
    • Speech
    • Text to Speech
    • Test & choose your voice
  • Adobe Voice to Text cool tool
  • Adobe Voice to Text
    • Download any pdf file to your computer.
    • Open Adobe Reader, and open it from Adobe Reader.
    • Choose
    • View
    • Read out loud
    • Read this page only
    • Read to end of document
  • Library Thing social software for us bookish types
    • http:// www.librarything.com /
    • Offers a widget for your blog
    • Catalog your own collection, or a small library or bookstore.
    • Through Library of Congress and Amazon.com and more.
    • Why not? Its addicting, useful and you get to peek at what others are reading. (Tim Spalding)
  • The Flickr show
    • http://www.flickr.com/
  • Delicious (just type delicious in Google)
    • http://del.icio.us/
    • Don’t miss the Hot List
  • Rochelle Carr
    • Notes can be found here:
    • http://cali-librarian.livejournal.com/
  • Widgets and Gadgets
    • Yahoo
    • http://widgets.yahoo.com/
    • Google
    • http://desktop.google.com/plugins/
  • Slide.com cool tool
    • http://www.slide.com/
    • Instant slides from picture files
    • Easy and fast
  • Picassa picasaweb.google.com/ seamlessly works with Blogger to upload and create captions for your pictures.
  • Slideshare
    • http://www.slideshare.net/
    • Upload your PowerPoint slides onto the Web.
    • Imbed into your Blog or anywhere
    • cool tool
  • LiveJournal
    • http://www.livejournal.com/
    • Blog that offers a variety of features
  • Meebo.com
    • http://wwwm.meebo.com/
    • Offers widgets for your blog
    • cool tool
  • Morphing Mashing Web
    • We hear terms like mash-ups
    • and wonder…
    • Huh?
    • But when you find out that putting some things together
    • Like
    • Flickr and Yahoo and Powerpoint
    • Google and Blogger and Picasa
    • My blog and say…Meebo and LibraryThing and Flickr…
    • To the moon, Alice!
  • … the sky is the limit
  • Web 3 anyone? Thank you.