If you’re presenting at a conference and using a powerpoint deck or some illustrations, don’t post a URL for your stuff to be downloaded. This is a blind method that will not provide you with valuable information about the people who came to retrieve it.
Picasa has released a great little embeddable Flash slideshow capability so everyone can add slideshows to their Blog, website, myspace page and so forth. Here’s tips on getting your Picasa slide show going in a sidebar of Wordpress using the Side Bar Widgets
Google Calendar has recently taken a few important steps forward, and with them come my list of 10 reasons that I think many schools should begin to use it for managing information flow starting next year.
I thought it was really nice to get a mention by Elizabeth Holmes in her article “Going Online Isn’t a ‘Must’ Move For All Entrepreneurs in the Wall Street Journal last week. I believe that many companies definitely jump in the wrong end of the pool sometimes.
I’m thinking I missed the point of Google Gadget Maker.Â Last night I had my hopes up, but tried it this morning and was really underwhelmed.Â Does it suprise anyone else, for example, that the the photo frame gadget requires you to change the photo manually rather than, say, plug it into tags on picasawebÂ…
As Google begins to work with State Governments to encourage the indexing of public records, information hidden below the surface will suddenly be visible, and sleuths and mashups may have a field day. Dust off those boxes, Uncle Sam, let’s see what you have in there!