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This presentation highlights free and/or cheap tools for administrators & geeks, aimed at saving money and assisting with innovation

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Cool Tools

  1. 1. <ul>Cool Tools for Innovation and Saving Money </ul><ul>Jim Peterson Technology Coordinator Goodnight Memorial Library Franklin, KY </ul>
  2. 2. <ul>Why? Because Budget Cuts Suck! </ul><ul><li>Innovation starts with analysis
  3. 3. So does tech support, web development, power planning, etc.
  4. 4. Free or cheap can work for you! </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul>Tech Support Tools </ul><ul>Linux Live Media </ul><ul>Distrowatch.com </ul><ul>Smart Phone Apps </ul><ul>Android – Market, Appbrain </ul><ul>iPhone – App Store </ul><ul>Windows Phone 7 – ?? </ul>
  6. 6. <ul>What is Live Media? </ul><ul>A bootable CD, DVD or USB drive containing an operating system that runs strictly in a computer's RAM. It DOES NOT install to or change anything on the computer's hard drive, unless the user tells it to do so! </ul>
  7. 8. <ul>Distrowatch Linux Distribution Rankings and News Feed </ul>
  8. 9. <ul>What can you do with live media? </ul>
  9. 10. <ul>Smart Phone Apps </ul><ul>WiFi Analyzer </ul><ul>Speedtest.net Mobile </ul><ul>WiFiFoFum </ul><ul>SiteStatus </ul><ul>Barcode Scanner </ul><ul>Overlook Fing </ul><ul>Samba Filesharing </ul><ul>ScanLife Barcode Scanner </ul>
  10. 11. <ul>Website Analysis </ul>
  11. 12. <ul>Social Media Tracking </ul>
  12. 13. <ul>Calendar of Events – Quick & Dirty & Free! </ul>
  13. 14. <ul>Kill-A-Watt </ul>
  14. 15. <ul>Contact Info </ul><ul>Jim Peterson Technology Coordinator Goodnight Memorial Library 203 S Main St Franklin, KY 42134 (270) 586-8397 </ul><ul>[email_address] </ul><ul>On Facebook and Twitter </ul>

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