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50 tips EJC 2012

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50 tips EJC 2012

  1. 1. 50 Tech Tips 2012 2012 Equal Justice Conference Jacksonville, Florida
  2. 2. PanelistsJane Ribadeneyra, Program Analyst, LSCLiz Keith, LawHelp Program Manager, PBNDavid Bonebrake, Program Counsel, LSCBrian Rowe, NTAP Project Coordinator, LSNTAPGlenn Rawdon, Program Counsel, LSC
  3. 3. Jane Ribadeneyra
  4. 4. Google Search Tips [Site:]
  5. 5. Additional Search OptionsImages, maps, books, time period, reading level, etc.
  6. 6. www.google.com/insidesearch/tipstricks
  7. 7. Translation in Gmail
  8. 8. Translate using Google Chat[from language]2[to language]@bot.talk.google.comen2es@bot.talk.google.com translates English to Spanish:
  9. 9. Google Translate App http://www.google.com/mobile/translateInstantly translateover 50 languagesType or speak wordsandConversation modeHistory – to save forlater
  10. 10. Google Goggles – Search via Phone Camera www.google.com/mobile/goggles/#text
  11. 11. Google Goggles Example
  12. 12. Siri Alternative: Google Voice Actions
  13. 13. Siri Alternative: Dragon Go!
  14. 14. Legal Research on Google Scholar www.scholar.google.com Citations, Relate d Articles, and emal alertsIcons indicate thelevel ofdiscussion of thecited cases
  15. 15. Citations in Google Scholar
  16. 16. Free or discounted version of Google Apps foryour organizationGoogle Grants - Free Adwords advertisingPremium branding and increased uploads onYouTubeFree licensing for Google Earth, SketchUp, andMaps APIhttp://www.google.com/nonprofits
  17. 17. One Application, Unified Resources
  18. 18. Free Web Analytics – The Analysis Exchange www.webanalyticsdemystified.com/ae
  19. 19. Plain Language Tools
  20. 20. Suggests alternatives Rates Difficulty
  21. 21. Sign-Up Genius to Manage Volunteers
  22. 22. www.signupgenius.com
  23. 23. Liz Keith
  24. 24. A recipe for time management: The Pomodoro Method Choose your task Set a timer to 25 minutes devoted to that task Take a 5 minute break Every 4 Pomodoros, take a Via mellydonut / Flickr longer break
  25. 25. Online Pomodoro timersTomatoi.st tomato-timer.com Chromodoro
  26. 26. Manage your surfing with StayFocusd
  27. 27. Trim the fat from your inbox with a Bacn folderBacn = Email you want, but not right now
  28. 28. Get faster responses to your emails1. Use a specific subject line2. Emails under 3 sentences have a 60% higher response rate3. Put questions first emailcharter.org4. Make questions easy to answer5. Cut down cc’s
  29. 29. Get social media updates in a Nutshell
  30. 30. Make Sci2ools your document conversion toolbox• Free!• No registration• No email• No downloadssciweavers.org/sci2ools
  31. 31. Read with ease with Readability.com Readability.com
  32. 32. Boost your concentration with sound
  33. 33. Boost your concentration with sound SimplyNoise.com
  34. 34. Just for Fun: Giftly
  35. 35. A Tech Tip cautionary tale
  36. 36. Glenn Rawdon
  37. 37. alternativeTo
  38. 38. DownForEveryoneOrJustMe.com
  39. 39. 99 designs
  40. 40. New StatesideLegal.org Logo
  41. 41. Free Online File Conversion
  42. 42. OnLiveDesktop
  43. 43. Google Drive Google Docs now built into Google Drive 5 GB for free storage for any file type Upgrade to 25 GB for $2.49 a month, 100GB for $4.99, or 1 TB for $49.99. Appears as a drive on your PC or Mac Drive app for Android In development for iOS
  44. 44. Creates a Drive on PC or Mac
  45. 45. Microsoft OneNote App
  46. 46. Map SkyDrive to a Local Drive
  47. 47. Annoying Performance Improvement Bar
  48. 48. Windows 8 Consumer Preview
  49. 49. Search is King!
  50. 50. No Start Button!
  51. 51. Brian Rowe
  52. 52. USB Safeguard
  53. 53. DROPBOX
  54. 54. DownloadHelper.net
  55. 55. Rapportive
  56. 56. Slideshare.net
  57. 57. David Bonebrake
  58. 58. Easy Transfer to Dropbox/GDrive
  59. 59. Easy File Transfer to Dropbox/GDrive In Windows, search for “Run” Then Type: %APPDATA%MicrosoftWindowsSendTo
  60. 60. Drop and DragDropBox/GDrive Folders
  61. 61. Then Right Click on Your File
  62. 62. DocScanner
  63. 63. PaperKarma
  64. 64. PaperKarma
  65. 65. PaperKarma
  66. 66. Notability
  67. 67. Online Technology Courses http://www.db-class.org/
  68. 68. edX
  69. 69. Join.me
  70. 70. GoToMeeting/GoToWebinar Through TechSoup
  71. 71. Are You Being Served?http://glenndcitrix.wordpress.com/
  72. 72. Try Linux: Easy Ubuntu Installation
  73. 73. Ubuntu
  74. 74. Basecamp Next
  75. 75. A National Problem…
  76. 76. Has Been Solved!

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