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Web 2

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

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