Alec Couros had asked for mini lectures for his last EC&I 831 course in Winter 2009. I had almost forgotten to check out these micro lectures, but finally searched for them on the course site. There I came across Rodd Lucier‘s 8.5-minute video explaining how to use Compfight to search Flickr for Creative Commons licensed […]
On Wednesday and Thursday, March 10-11, 2010, I witnessed my first software launch. After 8 years of development and already substantial use, TAO, an open source computer-based assessment (CBA) platform was officially launched. The development of this online assessment tool started as a partnership of the Research Unit EMACS of the University of Luxembourg and […]
It’s been some time since I wanted to write about my little computer helpers. Thus, without further ado I present (in alphabetical order): Caffeine During a seminar my colleague Bob Reuter and I gave, he switched on this little program to avoid having his Mac fall asleep. As I had 15 3-hour workshops during the past […]
I know that applications like TweetLater allow you to schedule tweets that will be delivered in the future. However, I did not know that TwitterFox, my Firefox plug-in for sending tweets, can also look into the future. The TwitterFox update that I installed today now also shows when a tweet was sent. Sweet and necessary, […]
Now I know for sure that the apps that are suggested in the iTunes app store are country-specific or how else could I explain the #1 app being www.wort.lu? Too bad that I don’t see a general Top Ten list.