Cool Tools For Cool Living Updated 10/24/08 <ul><li>With your host Peter Bromberg  [email_address]   Links & Annotations a...
<ul><li>MANAGE YOUR TIME Google Calendar </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
Pete’s Google Calendar(s)
Pete’s Google Calendar: Work Reminders
Pete’s Google Calendar: Work Reminders
Pete’s Google Calendar: Work Reminders
Pete’s Google Calendar: Work Reminders Set repeating dates, etc.
 
Set Reminders: SMS/Text and/or Email
<ul><li>Reminder options: </li></ul><ul><li>SMS/TEXT </li></ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Popup </li></ul>Set Reminde...
Pete’s Google Calendar(s)
Multiple calendar layers Set permissions/sharing for each
[email_address] Set who you want to share with, and how much you want to share
My wife shares her calendar and I share mine which allows us to schedule our lives  
My wife shares her calendar and I share mine which allows us to schedule our lives   (Suzanne’s calendar is in red, mine ...
My wife shares her calendar and I share mine which allows us to schedule our lives   Easy to toggle views
Email Reminder
Text Message Reminder Reminder
<ul><li>Choose the Best Date Doodle </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
 
Put in title, description, name and email
Select Dates
Select times
Receive confirmation email with admin link
Admin Page, if you want to edit, delete or export results
Receive confirmation email with participant link. Email this link to participants.
Participants enter their name and check which days/times they can attend
Doodle even tells you the best date!
Participants enter their name and check which days/times they can attend
Example of picking time/date for online meeting
Example of picking time/date for workshop with multiple presenters.
<ul><li>Send/Receive Files YouSendIt / SendUit </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/21693897...
Yousendit: Sends email directly to recipient
Yousendit
Yousendit: Sends email, but also gives you link
Yousendit: Recipient receives email
Yousendit: Recipient receives email
Recipient clicks on link and sees this page
Senduit: Does NOT send email directly
Senduit: Specify how long file will be available
Senduit: Creates link which you email to recipient
<ul><li>Manage RSS Feeds Simply Headlines </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
Receive RSS updates as Daily email Newspaper!
Choose from pre-selected sites
Or add your own feeds
When would you like the paper to be delivered? Set Delivery time(s)
What format? Set  Format
What order? Set the order of your news
Here’s my paper
Here’s my paper
Here’s my paper: Includes photo feeds too!
Here’s my paper
Here’s my paper
Here’s my paper
Here’s my paper
<ul><li>Convert File Types ZamZar </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
Zamzar <ul><li>Quickly converts files from one format to another </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminates need for conversion software...
Easily Convert files from one format to another
Easily Convert files from one format to another
Receive email with download link when ready
Receive email with download link when ready.  Files stored for one day.
Receive email with download link when ready.  Files stored for one day.
Receive email with download link when ready.  Files stored for one day.
<ul><li>Control your software Portable Apps </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
Always have a full productivity suite at hand!
Always have a full productivity suite at hand! Includes Mozilla browser, email, calendar, IM, etc.
Always have a full productivity suite at hand! Includes Mozilla browser, email, calendar, IM, etc.
Always have a full productivity suite at hand! Open Office also available!
<ul><li>Save/Share/Discover  </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking: Furl </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr...
FURL: Web access to all you bookmarks.  And a Whole. Lot. More.
FURL: Web access to all you bookmarks.  And a Whole. Lot. More.
FURL: Easy bookmarking with the bookmarklet
FURL: Easy bookmarking with the bookmarklet
FURL: Easy bookmarking with the bookmarklet
 
FURL: The bookmark page
FURL: The bookmark page
FURL: The bookmark page
FURL: Categorize into your own topics  (nice autofill feature saveskeystrokes!)
FURL: Share with a team/group  (more on that in a minute)
FURL:  Choose Privacy Settings
FURL: Annotate!
FURL: If you highlight text on page you are bookmarking it will automatically be pasted into the clipping field.  Or add/p...
FURL: Keywords for increased findability
 
 
FURL saves a cached copy!  YAY!!
Discuss…
FURL: Discussion field  (great for group projects or feedback  to students on their sources.)
CREATE GROUPS… Create Groups
Create Groups
Create Groups: Set Privacy Levels
Create Groups: Determine members
Create Groups
Create Groups
Create Groups
Another look at the bookmark page
Group page after one bookmark has been added
Recommendations: Discover new resources Use FURL to discover new resources!
My Archive Cool Tools Use FURL for Lesson Planning and Creation of webliographies
RSS FEED…. Cool Tools Feed RSS Feeds are available
RSS FEED…. Subscribe using your favorite RSS reader (Google, Bloglines, etc.)
<ul><li>Find/Share Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photo...
Slideshare <ul><li>Think of it as YouTube for PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>A great place to share your own PowerPoint pres...
Slideshare: For saving, sharing and discovering…
Slideshare: For saving, sharing and discovering…
Slideshare: Save your favorites
Slideshare: Create or join groups
Slideshare: For saving, sharing and discovering…
Email notifications Discover new resources Slideshare: For saving, sharing and discovering…
<ul><li>Discover new resources </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Feeds for : </li></ul><ul><li>Tags  </li></ul><ul><li>Most viewed </l...
<ul><li>Photo touchup </li></ul><ul><li>Picnik </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/21693897...
Picnik <ul><li>Online photo editing in your browser </li></ul><ul><li>No program installation required </li></ul><ul><li>I...
Picnik Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
Picnik Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
Picnik Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
Picnik
Picnik
Create some funky effects!
Final version in under a minute!
Compare to original Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
<ul><li>Stay in touch </li></ul><ul><li>Meebo </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
Aggregates all my IM accounts (AOL, Yahoo, Gtalk)
Aggregates all my buddy lists too!
Access to all my chat logs
 
Create your own “widget” and put it anywhere on the web—let’s others IM with you even if they don’t have an account.
Create your own secure room
Share pix and video as well as chat.
<ul><li>Get to the Point </li></ul><ul><li>Citebite </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/216...
 
I want to send you this great blog post.  But I want to draw your attention to a particular sentence or paragraph.
I want to send you this great blog post.  But I want to draw your attention to a particular sentence or paragraph.
 
 
I send you this URL
When you click, you see this:
<ul><li>Manage Your To-Do List </li></ul><ul><li>Remember The Milk </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/...
 
 
 
<ul><li>Do it for free </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/21...
Free Word Processing: Easy to organize and share.  Great for collaboration!
 
Version Control!
Version Control!
Presentation software (i.e. Powerpoint), spreadsheets and forms
<ul><li>If there’s Time… </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/pbromberg/library-gardens-magic...
<ul><li>Peter Bromberg [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Links & Annotations at:  http://petescooltools.pbwiki.com </li></...
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Cooltools for Cool Living October 2008

  1. 1. Cool Tools For Cool Living Updated 10/24/08 <ul><li>With your host Peter Bromberg [email_address] Links & Annotations at: http://petescooltools.pbwiki.com </li></ul>http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
  2. 2. <ul><li>MANAGE YOUR TIME Google Calendar </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
  3. 3. Pete’s Google Calendar(s)
  4. 4. Pete’s Google Calendar: Work Reminders
  5. 5. Pete’s Google Calendar: Work Reminders
  6. 6. Pete’s Google Calendar: Work Reminders
  7. 7. Pete’s Google Calendar: Work Reminders Set repeating dates, etc.
  8. 9. Set Reminders: SMS/Text and/or Email
  9. 10. <ul><li>Reminder options: </li></ul><ul><li>SMS/TEXT </li></ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Popup </li></ul>Set Reminders: SMS/Text and/or Email
  10. 11. Pete’s Google Calendar(s)
  11. 12. Multiple calendar layers Set permissions/sharing for each
  12. 13. [email_address] Set who you want to share with, and how much you want to share
  13. 14. My wife shares her calendar and I share mine which allows us to schedule our lives 
  14. 15. My wife shares her calendar and I share mine which allows us to schedule our lives  (Suzanne’s calendar is in red, mine is in blue)
  15. 16. My wife shares her calendar and I share mine which allows us to schedule our lives  Easy to toggle views
  16. 17. Email Reminder
  17. 18. Text Message Reminder Reminder
  18. 19. <ul><li>Choose the Best Date Doodle </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
  19. 21. Put in title, description, name and email
  20. 22. Select Dates
  21. 23. Select times
  22. 24. Receive confirmation email with admin link
  23. 25. Admin Page, if you want to edit, delete or export results
  24. 26. Receive confirmation email with participant link. Email this link to participants.
  25. 27. Participants enter their name and check which days/times they can attend
  26. 28. Doodle even tells you the best date!
  27. 29. Participants enter their name and check which days/times they can attend
  28. 30. Example of picking time/date for online meeting
  29. 31. Example of picking time/date for workshop with multiple presenters.
  30. 32. <ul><li>Send/Receive Files YouSendIt / SendUit </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
  31. 33. Yousendit: Sends email directly to recipient
  32. 34. Yousendit
  33. 35. Yousendit: Sends email, but also gives you link
  34. 36. Yousendit: Recipient receives email
  35. 37. Yousendit: Recipient receives email
  36. 38. Recipient clicks on link and sees this page
  37. 39. Senduit: Does NOT send email directly
  38. 40. Senduit: Specify how long file will be available
  39. 41. Senduit: Creates link which you email to recipient
  40. 42. <ul><li>Manage RSS Feeds Simply Headlines </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
  41. 43. Receive RSS updates as Daily email Newspaper!
  42. 44. Choose from pre-selected sites
  43. 45. Or add your own feeds
  44. 46. When would you like the paper to be delivered? Set Delivery time(s)
  45. 47. What format? Set Format
  46. 48. What order? Set the order of your news
  47. 49. Here’s my paper
  48. 50. Here’s my paper
  49. 51. Here’s my paper: Includes photo feeds too!
  50. 52. Here’s my paper
  51. 53. Here’s my paper
  52. 54. Here’s my paper
  53. 55. Here’s my paper
  54. 56. <ul><li>Convert File Types ZamZar </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
  55. 57. Zamzar <ul><li>Quickly converts files from one format to another </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminates need for conversion software </li></ul><ul><li>Convert text, image, video, and sound files (large array of file extensions available) </li></ul><ul><li>Conversions emailed for downloading </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.zamzar.com </li></ul>Easily Convert files from one format to another
  56. 58. Easily Convert files from one format to another
  57. 59. Easily Convert files from one format to another
  58. 60. Receive email with download link when ready
  59. 61. Receive email with download link when ready. Files stored for one day.
  60. 62. Receive email with download link when ready. Files stored for one day.
  61. 63. Receive email with download link when ready. Files stored for one day.
  62. 64. <ul><li>Control your software Portable Apps </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
  63. 65. Always have a full productivity suite at hand!
  64. 66. Always have a full productivity suite at hand! Includes Mozilla browser, email, calendar, IM, etc.
  65. 67. Always have a full productivity suite at hand! Includes Mozilla browser, email, calendar, IM, etc.
  66. 68. Always have a full productivity suite at hand! Open Office also available!
  67. 69. <ul><li>Save/Share/Discover </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking: Furl </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
  68. 70. FURL: Web access to all you bookmarks. And a Whole. Lot. More.
  69. 71. FURL: Web access to all you bookmarks. And a Whole. Lot. More.
  70. 72. FURL: Easy bookmarking with the bookmarklet
  71. 73. FURL: Easy bookmarking with the bookmarklet
  72. 74. FURL: Easy bookmarking with the bookmarklet
  73. 76. FURL: The bookmark page
  74. 77. FURL: The bookmark page
  75. 78. FURL: The bookmark page
  76. 79. FURL: Categorize into your own topics (nice autofill feature saveskeystrokes!)
  77. 80. FURL: Share with a team/group (more on that in a minute)
  78. 81. FURL: Choose Privacy Settings
  79. 82. FURL: Annotate!
  80. 83. FURL: If you highlight text on page you are bookmarking it will automatically be pasted into the clipping field. Or add/paste yourself.
  81. 84. FURL: Keywords for increased findability
  82. 87. FURL saves a cached copy! YAY!!
  83. 88. Discuss…
  84. 89. FURL: Discussion field (great for group projects or feedback to students on their sources.)
  85. 90. CREATE GROUPS… Create Groups
  86. 91. Create Groups
  87. 92. Create Groups: Set Privacy Levels
  88. 93. Create Groups: Determine members
  89. 94. Create Groups
  90. 95. Create Groups
  91. 96. Create Groups
  92. 97. Another look at the bookmark page
  93. 98. Group page after one bookmark has been added
  94. 99. Recommendations: Discover new resources Use FURL to discover new resources!
  95. 100. My Archive Cool Tools Use FURL for Lesson Planning and Creation of webliographies
  96. 101. RSS FEED…. Cool Tools Feed RSS Feeds are available
  97. 102. RSS FEED…. Subscribe using your favorite RSS reader (Google, Bloglines, etc.)
  98. 103. <ul><li>Find/Share Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
  99. 104. Slideshare <ul><li>Think of it as YouTube for PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>A great place to share your own PowerPoint presentations and slidecasts or to view what others have posted </li></ul><ul><li>Create a social network with others who share your interests </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net </li></ul>Slideshare: For saving, sharing and discovering…
  100. 105. Slideshare: For saving, sharing and discovering…
  101. 106. Slideshare: For saving, sharing and discovering…
  102. 107. Slideshare: Save your favorites
  103. 108. Slideshare: Create or join groups
  104. 109. Slideshare: For saving, sharing and discovering…
  105. 110. Email notifications Discover new resources Slideshare: For saving, sharing and discovering…
  106. 111. <ul><li>Discover new resources </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Feeds for : </li></ul><ul><li>Tags </li></ul><ul><li>Most viewed </li></ul><ul><li>Users </li></ul><ul><li>Etc. </li></ul>Slideshare: For saving, sharing and discovering…
  107. 112. <ul><li>Photo touchup </li></ul><ul><li>Picnik </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
  108. 113. Picnik <ul><li>Online photo editing in your browser </li></ul><ul><li>No program installation required </li></ul><ul><li>Import pictures from your PC or online </li></ul><ul><li>Some features require premium subscription </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.picnik.com </li></ul>Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
  109. 114. Picnik Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
  110. 115. Picnik Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
  111. 116. Picnik Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
  112. 117. Picnik
  113. 118. Picnik
  114. 119. Create some funky effects!
  115. 120. Final version in under a minute!
  116. 121. Compare to original Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
  117. 122. Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
  118. 123. Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
  119. 124. Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
  120. 125. Photo touchup: Quick. Easy. Free.
  121. 126. <ul><li>Stay in touch </li></ul><ul><li>Meebo </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
  122. 127. Aggregates all my IM accounts (AOL, Yahoo, Gtalk)
  123. 128. Aggregates all my buddy lists too!
  124. 129. Access to all my chat logs
  125. 131. Create your own “widget” and put it anywhere on the web—let’s others IM with you even if they don’t have an account.
  126. 132. Create your own secure room
  127. 133. Share pix and video as well as chat.
  128. 134. <ul><li>Get to the Point </li></ul><ul><li>Citebite </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
  129. 136. I want to send you this great blog post. But I want to draw your attention to a particular sentence or paragraph.
  130. 137. I want to send you this great blog post. But I want to draw your attention to a particular sentence or paragraph.
  131. 140. I send you this URL
  132. 141. When you click, you see this:
  133. 142. <ul><li>Manage Your To-Do List </li></ul><ul><li>Remember The Milk </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
  134. 146. <ul><li>Do it for free </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
  135. 147. Free Word Processing: Easy to organize and share. Great for collaboration!
  136. 149. Version Control!
  137. 150. Version Control!
  138. 151. Presentation software (i.e. Powerpoint), spreadsheets and forms
  139. 152. <ul><li>If there’s Time… </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/pbromberg/library-gardens-magical-mystery-tour-rss-demystified </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
  140. 153. <ul><li>Peter Bromberg [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Links & Annotations at: http://petescooltools.pbwiki.com </li></ul>Cool Tools For Cool Living Thank you!! http://flickr.com/photos/zbar/2169389710/
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