Jerry Michalski

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Importing HTML into Google Docs spreadsheets

David Weinberger

Rick Klau points [ g+ ] to a feature of Google Docs spreadsheets I didn’t know about (although I’m far from a spreadsheet maven): It can automatically include a table from any HTML document accessible on the Web. It turns out it can also include the contents of lists. It’s not the most intuitive feature. SPARQL.

Google Docs path to competency

David Weinberger

I use Google Docs a lot because I frequently want to share my drafts with some set of people and because no-frills writing software keeps me from distracting myself with frills. But, as a writing tool, Google Docs heads us back to somewhere between NotePad and a 1998 wysiwyg HTML editor.

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

Instead, I coordinate with one group with Slack, a couple others with Skype and email, and am using Google Docs and email with another.

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The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

Once again the list is dominated by free online social tools. But now for the complete 2012 Top 100 Tools list. Enjoy! Top Tools 2012

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From workplace courses to global conversations | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We had a good time co-writing using Google docs, a little skyping and slowly iterating back and forth. So here it is [.] United States.

My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011

Jane Hart

Well I’ve already mentioned four of them: Google Reader. Google Docs. WordPress. Skype. Please do  share them here.

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Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools

Jay Cross

Google. really enjoy using Google to search images. store all my files online, in Dropbox, Google Docs, and iCloud. Books.

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What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

Both projects written up courtesy of the UK  TowardsMaturity website.). 3 -  Google Docs/Drive. 10 -  Wikipedia. Top Tools 2012

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Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

He helped me pull together the following evaluation of a few different solutions: ClassMarker Quia ProProfs Google Docs Forms Creator, and Quibblo. Google Docs Forms Google Docs has a built-in Form document type that allows the creation of a set of questions. Trial periods wouldn’t count. Grading Yes.

Social Media Policy?

Clark Quinn

Other social media tools I use for specific things include Yammer, Skype, and of course dedicated tools like Google Docs of various sorts, Doodle, and more. So what’s your social media policy?  It’s not something you should do lightly, or haphazardly, it seems to me. Let’s do this by platform. right). And do. social

Voting closes in a few days for the Top Tools for Learning 2012. Please cast your vote.

Jane Hart

vote for  Google Apps will be for the badged collection of Google Apps for your organisation – not a generic term for all Google apps.).

Being clear on collaboration

Clark Quinn

Google Docs), but it’s central. Twice recently, I’ve been confronted with systems that claim to be collaboration platforms. And I think distributed collaboration is one of the most powerful options we have for accelerating our innovation.  So in each case I did some investigation. Anything else is, well, something else.

On bubbles within bubbles

Doc Searls

Facebook, Google and Twitter have consumers and customers that are different populations. Ever tried to get personal service from Google or Facebook? Our dependency on Google alone today verges on the absolute. Facebook envies operating Google-grade user containment systems (e.g. Because tech will  reboot.

Crosspost from NWWCoP: Twitter Chats and Tweetups

Nancy White

This is a crosspost from the Network Weavers Community of Practice! and resources. How to Run Twitter Chats. Meryl’s tips and more tips. Twemes.

Global Pulse HunchWorks Project: Week 3 Challenge

Adaptive Path

Imagine you're a researcher working with farmers in Uganda. Your years of experience tell you that something is not right this year. The challenge.

Global Pulse HunchWorks Project: Week 3 Challenge

Adaptive Path

Imagine you're a researcher working with farmers in Uganda. Your years of experience tell you that something is not right this year. The challenge.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

Office suites.  3- Google Docs/Drive   87- OpenOffice. Wiki.  30- Wikispaces  32- Google Sites  88- PB Works. 3. OFFICE TOOLS.

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Be careful declaring a product category as “done”

Adaptive Path

And then Google Maps erupted on the scene, and demonstrated that not only was mapping not done, it really had only begun. But then how do you explain Google Docs? Tireless and timeless software commentator Dave Winer recently declared that "web browsers are done. Feature complete." Mapquest and Yahoo!

Be careful declaring a product category as “done”

Adaptive Path

And then Google Maps erupted on the scene, and demonstrated that not only was mapping not done, it really had only begun. But then how do you explain Google Docs? Tireless and timeless software commentator Dave Winer recently declared that "web browsers are done. Feature complete." Mapquest and Yahoo!

Google Chrome: The OS, the laptop, the browser

David Weinberger

Klint Finley at ReadWriteWeb writes : Google is bringing Web apps one step closer to having full desktop functionality. This brings Chrome the Browser one step closer to Chrome the OS … and if I were Google, I would not go much further than that. Why would you want to do this? couple of reasons. 1. Good battery life. It was free.

eLearning Startup Opportunities

Tony Karrer

They are going after things like: specialized tools and content that meet particular industry or audience needs games and simulations web 2.0

Thoughts on privacy

Doc Searls

And  they lord over what Bruce Schneier  calls a feudal system : Some of us have pledged our allegiance to Google: We have Gmail accounts, we use Google Calendar and Google Docs, and we have Android phones. In  Here Is New York , E.B. Clothing, for example, is a privacy technology. So are walls, doors, windows and shades.

Documents: Dead or grizzled survivors?

David Weinberger

Indeed, the document the task force is working on is a Google Doc where we are tussling by writing (and over-writing) collaboratively, using the built-in, minimal chatting function. ” I will acknowledge that there is one itsy-bitsy way in which Frank was right and I was wrong: Documents are not dead. Actually, I think it may not.

Time for digital emancipation

Doc Searls

Some of us have pledged our allegiance to Google: We have Gmail accounts, we use Google Calendar and Google Docs, and we have Android phones.

Education Technology Strategies - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Daniel - teachers encourage collaboration, many classes use cloud websites to collaborate on docs - EdSpee? lessons scripted around 1:1 laptop); IT issues - we were a Windows network, with everything on our own domain - we needed to open eg printing etc O - consumer technology far more accessible in 2012 esp. Are remote labs effective?

HyperCard@25

David Weinberger

As a PR guy, I was awestruck by the skill of the presentation. HyperCard was pitched as a way to hyperlink together a series of graphic or screens.

[dplafest] Advanced Research and the DPLA

David Weinberger

Rather than liveblogging in this blog, I contributed to the collaboratively-written Google Doc designated for the session notes. I’m at a DPLAfest session. Jean Bauer (Digital Humanities Librarian, Brown U.), Jim Egan (English Prof, Brown), Kathryn Shaughnessy (Assoc. Prof, University Libraries, St. It’s here

[liveblog] Christine Borgmann

David Weinberger

Or people use Google Docs and don’t even label the rows and columns because all the readers know what they mean. Christine Borgman , chair of Info Studies at UCLA, and author of the essential Scholarship in the Digital Age , is giving a talk on The Knowledge Infrastructure of Astronomy. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong.

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Most popular posts about Working Smarter for July 2012

Jay Cross

Importing HTML into Google Docs spreadsheets . The final demographic  DOC SEARLS    |  SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2012. July, 2012. Money. 

Let’s destroy the panopticons

Doc Searls

Look up  advertising panopticon on Google in a virgin browser (one not guessing at you based on Google’s or Bing’s panoptical surveillance systems), and here are your top results, straight out of the zeitgeist: Search Results. That’s on Google itself. Read closely: The New Marketplace: Word Gets Around. 13955

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Hence, for example, a user (who may be a student, an employee or even an expert or a professor) may wish to store videos on YouTube, photographs on Flickr, and documents and spreadsheets on Google Docs. These systems were modeled on distance education resources such as programmed texts and course workbooks. CCK11.

Have social networks replaced groups?

David Weinberger

Since 2003, there are now services that bundle together these different modalities: Skype and Google Hangouts both let a group talk, video, chat, and share documents. Likewise, Facebook, Google Groups, Twitter, and the other dominant forms of “social software” (to use the term from 2003) are amazing at building social networks.

Interview Stephen Downes by Renée Filius

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Another example is an article co-written in Google Docs. So if you''re all working on the very same article and you''re each writing bits, in Google Docs you can actually see the other person''s cursor and the words pop up as they type. Or students just give brief answers and leave again. That''s what I think. Guaranteed.

Pile ‘o links #1

Doc Searls

You Didn’t Notice It, But Google Fiber Just Began the Golden Age of High Speed Internet Access, by Susan Crawford in @Medium’s Backchannel. The optimistic view on Googles deal with Huntsville Alabama to do Google Fiber on the city’s own glass. Is Google Fiber (Finally) Changing the Broadband Game ?

Connectivism in the Enterprise

George Siemens

I’m delivering a presentation in a few weeks to a “large technology company that everyone knows but I can’t name because of onerous procedures for clearing name use&# on Connectivism in the Enterprise: doc file and Google docs version.

Something weird is happening at Coursera

George Siemens

Kate Bowles links to paper and a Google doc that raises additional questions. Something weird is happening at Coursera. I’m not sure what it is exactly, but have boiled it down to two options. Both are problematic. A bit of background. About two months ago, I posted a short article on a DesignJam that we hosted at UT Arlington.

Attention #NPdataNerds: Report back from the first-ever Do Good Data Conference

Beth Kanter

After much discussion about Etherpad, Piratepad, okfnpad, Storify, and other tools, we settled on good old Google docs. loved that.”.

Real-Time Collaborative Editing

Tony Karrer

Doesn't Google docs already do all of this? Google Spreadsheet handles real-time editing (using the cells as protectors) much better.

Digital Habitats Editable version of Chapter 10 – Action Notebook

Nancy White

Step 1: View the Google Doc version using this URL: [link]. Log in to Google Docs. This is from the book blog.

New Book: How To Implement Multichannel Online Campaigns

Beth Kanter

Use virtual tools to manage campaign internally (Yammer, Google Docs, Listening Dashboards, Private Facebook Groups, etc). Web Producer.