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OTR Backup 05/01/2012

The MintChip ChallengeThe Royal Canadian Mint is challenging software developers to create apps for MintChip, the evolution of currency.tags:currencydigitalcanadachallengeMintChipwebOnline Solutions Hosted in the Cloud - Office 365 - MicrosoftCollaborate in the cloud with Office, Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync videoconferencing.tags:onlinesolutionshostedcloudofficemicrosoft5+ Fabulous Sites For Free Google Plus Covers | Tech185+ Fabulous Sites For Free Google Plus Coverstags:sitesfreegooglepluscoverstechinstaDM - HomeDirect messages for instagram userstags:instagramdmmessagesdirect messages7puzzle blog | Home of the daily Maths ChallengeGreat collection of daily math puzzlestags:puzzleblogdailymathschallengepechaflickrCan you really improv? Enter a tag, and see how well you can make sense of 20 random flickr photos, each one on screen for 20 seconds. See advanced options to chose different number of slides or timing.Teach Yourself Programming in Ten YearsThe conclusion is that either …

OTR Backup 04/30/2012

How a Google Search Works in Only Half a Second [VIDEO]It only takes half a second for Google to return a search based on keywords you type in, but there’s a whole lot more happening behind the scenes to give you the results you need. Google on Monday launched a video that explains the science behind how the massive search engine actually works.tags:edtechgooglesearchHow to create a Wikipedia Unity lens for Ubuntu | Ubuntu App DeveloperThe Unity Dash provides a lightweight, instant and easy means to browse and retrieve interesting content. Through the use of lenses, it enables the user to search for information both locally and remotely. In this article you’ll learn how to easily write a lens to comfortably search the Wikipedia right from your desktop.tags:how towikipediaunitylensubuntuappdeveloperTimelineBeautifully crafted timelines that are easy, and intuitive to use.tags:timelinetimelinesjavascriptjournalismvisualizationtoolsjqueryopensourceSpecial Education/ ASD - LiveBinderSpeci…

OTR Backup 04/29/2012

Top 10 Clever Tricks Built Right Into GmailGmail is amazing. It's chock full of more shortcuts, settings, and features than you could shake a stick at. Even if you consider yourself a Gmail ninja, though, there are quite a few tricks you might not know about (and some that Google didn't even intend). Here are our top 10 clever tricks built right into | Upload the WebYour content, where you want it. Upload files directly from Dropbox, Facebook, your computer, and more!tags:filepickertoolsuploadGEFS Online - Free Flight SimulatorGEFS is a free, online flight simulator based on Google Earth. Whether you are a licensed pilot practicing VFR, an aviation enthusiast or just looking for some fun flying a plane in beautiful sceneries, you can enjoy GEFS quickly, directly from your web browser.tags:flightsimulatorflight simulatorOnlineWeb Tools for Teachers by Type - LiveBindereb Tools for Teachers by Typetags:toolscubby.comWith Cubby, your…

OTR Backup 04/27/2012

FAQs About Do Not Track PlusDNT+ is a simple yet effective browser tool that blocks the tracking capabilities of advertisers, social networks, and data-collection companies. DNT+ helps you restore your online privacy and regain control over who sees what you are doing online, stop annoying pop up ads and other targeted advertising, and load certain websites up to 4 times faster.tags:faqstrackplus52 BYOT/BYOD Resources - SymbalooAbout this webmix : This webmix consists of 52 resources to support BYOT/BYOD in the classroom.tags:resourcessymbalooDo I Really Need To Encrypt Every File on My Computer?Basically there are two kinds of sensitive data you should encrypt: personally identifiable information and confidential business information/intellectual property.tags:encryptfilecomputerBuilding Good Search Skills: What Students Need to Know | MindShiftThe Internet has made researching subjects deceptively effortless for students — or so it may seem to them at first. Truth is, students who h…

OTR Backup 04/26/2012

10 Tumblrs Serving Up the Best Animated GIFs10 Tumblrs Serving Up the Best Animated GIFstags:gifanimationsBook Creator | In the classroomPerfect for all ages, from Kindergarten to Professors. Book Creator is simple to use, leaving you free to achieve outstanding results.tags:bookcreatorclassroomMindomo - ToolsMindomo Bookmark for Chrome, Firefox and Safari
Find & Collect ideas from the web.
A simple but efficient researching tool for your mind map. Add links, text or pictures to your map in seconds.tags:toolsTED-Ed Launches its New Platform with Customizable Teacher ToolsIt seems that nearly every week we report on groundbreaking news from TED, the global nonprofit known for its “Ideas Worth Spreading”. Today, it announced its latest efforts in the education space: a dynamic TED-Ed site with new teacher tools for customized learning experiences.tags:launchesplatformteacherteacher toolstools10 Changes to Expect from the Library of the Future | Online UniversitiesLibraries have acted …

OTR Backup 04/25/2012

FileSnack | Easy file sharingWith FileSnack, we’ve stripped away all the unnecessary features and steps of the file sharing experience in order to give people the very definition
of “easy”. I believe they will love and recommend it.tags:sharingfileSnapCrab for Windows - Screen capture software free downloadSnapCrab for Windows is a photo capture software that can capture any part of your screen.
Files are saved in PNG format.
Capture the whole screen, specified windows or areas, or wherever you like.tags:screenshotcapturescreen12 Animated Plays by William Shakespeare: Macbeth, Othello and Other Great Tales Brought to Life | Open Culture12 Animated Plays by William Shakespeare: Macbeth, Othello and Other Great Tales Brought to Lifetags:shakespeareenglishliteratureromeoanimatedVISIONS | Manage Your Photos in 3D!Visions lets you easily view and search photos, fix flaws, apply effects, create albums and calendars, share your favorites through e-mail, prints and online sharing websites and …