Archive | August, 2008

links for 2008-08-31

links for 2008-08-30

  • The only instant messenger designed for educators to advance and promote learning, Wimba Pronto includes unique features to specifically benefit students, teachers, and educational institutions including:

    * Instant Access to Campus Services
    * Queued Chat for Tutoring and Office Hours
    * Automatic Population of Classmates and Courses
    * Application Sharing
    * Blended Audio and Video Conferencing
    * Instant School-Wide Notifications

    (tags: e-learning im)
  • Startup Delayer allows you to setup how many seconds after Windows has started, to load each program.
  • everything about a website
    (tags: tools)

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links for 2008-08-21

links for 2008-08-20

  • Jawed Karim is investing, of course. The 29-year-old tells his hometown paper, the Minneapolis-St. Paul Tribune, about his venture fund, Youniversity Ventures, which seeks out first-time entrepreneurs and students, offering $50,000 to $300,000 in seed funds. He's also will to offer his advice, gratis. "We will coach people along if it falls into our area of interest, even though we don't make an investment," he says.
  • The hardest part of design … is keeping features out.
    Donald Norman
    (tags: programming)
  • Depressing Twitter's internal value is a concept from British anthropologist Robin Dunbar, who noted in 1992 that humans—like other primates—can handle only 150 relationships. If we try to add many more connections, our little brains get overloaded.
  • ICONIX Process is an open, free-to-use object modeling process. It's minimal, use case driven, and – when combined with the practices described here – extremely agile.
    (tags: agile iconix)
  • Get Funded
    Get up to $15,000 in seed funding for your new company, plus the chance to pitch to angel investors and venture capitalists at the end of the summer. Get details.

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links for 2008-08-19

  • del.icio.us is a great service, but when you search through your bookmarks, you are only searching through tags, titles and descriptions, not the page content. del.izzy lets you search through all content, including title, description and page content, for all your bookmarks.

links for 2008-08-18

links for 2008-08-17

  • 1. Watch your ratio.
    If only a few people follow you, but you follow a thousand or more, many people will assume you’re a spammer. That’s because you probably are. Go away, spammer. We do not care about your Facebook app.
    (tags: twitter)
  • How much does it cost to create an Avatar with Face Your Manga?
    Absolutely nothing! With Face Your Manga everyone can create his own Avatar in easy, funny and free way.
    (tags: avatar)