Give One, Get One: One Laptop Per Child ….
I don’t think I’ve linked to this yet, and Beth does it justice. You can now buy an XO laptop (the “$100” laptop) for double the cost. You keep one, and a needy child gets one.
Halo 3 shines harsh light on games in education
Sylvia Martineza with another solid games in education post, this one about the economic forces working against the development of educational games… when hits like Halo 3 are possible.
Jing Project: Visual conversation starts here. Mac or Windows.
Via Betsy Weber’s TechSmith blog I found a link to this cross-platform screen capture app (annotated stills and video). Turns out people I follow on twitter rave about it.
Cool OSX Apps
Here’s a blog that lives up to its name. Get a frequent fix of cool OSX Apps. I just subscribed. (Via Rolly Maiquez at The EdTech Advantage)
(Another) Google Presentations Post
Kevin at REMC Ramblings shares an interesting perspective on the irrelevance of Google Presentations’ shortcomings in the “flashiness” departement.
Blog vs wiki?
Miguel tries his hand at answering this frequent question.
(tags: blogs wikis)
Google Presentations vs. Microsoft Powerpoint
Mashable’s take on these two tools. (Via Stephen’s Untold Stories)
Twitter Quote: Email Sig Sighting
Alan shared an email signature quote (originally a tweet) that made me LOL.
(tags: funny clever)
Twitter is taking a shower tonight
Interesting perspective on twitter from Dave Winer. Did his attention, criticism, and praise help save us all from having twitter down on a work night?