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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.

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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9 great ways to make the iPad a useful work tool: structures, setup, apps

Ross Dawson

To my mind an iPad is of very limited use, almost a toy, without an external keyboard. I am sitting in an economy seat on an airplane right now, able to pull out my iPad and immediately write a blog post, respond to email, make notes in my to do list, or work on a client report. Office doc formatting. External keyboard. Email.

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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January Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Beware critics of Connectivism ! Cell Phones in Learning , January 24, 2010 Other Sources The following are the top items based on social signals.

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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eLearning Startup Opportunities

Tony Karrer

recently heard a podcast from a one-person operation that had a list of people in the world of real estate. Roy Amara, Institute for the Future.

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. The above and many other companies are listed among VRM developers here.). In  Here Is New York , E.B. Fraud?

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.

HyperCard@25

David Weinberger

With Word, you’d make a line into a subhead by putting your text caret into it and selecting “subhead” from a pick list.

Have social networks replaced groups?

David Weinberger

Maxim Weinstein responded in an email to my post about what the social structure of the Internet looked like before Facebook, making the insightful point that Facebook meets the four criteria Clay Shirky listed for social software in his 2003 keynote at eTech. Mailing lists are so important to me because they are online groups.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Technology supporting open archives, called OAI, to create lists of academic journal articles in repositories for retrieval and distribution. Though resources can be shared, each LPSS user has his or her own list of bookmarks and resources. These combined learning materials, activities and interaction, and assessments. CCK11.

Most popular posts about Working Smarter for July 2012

Jay Cross

Importing HTML into Google Docs spreadsheets . It turns out it can also include the contents of lists. July, 2012. GEORGE SIEMENS.

Pile ‘o links #1

Doc Searls

I use OneTab to move all my open tabs into a single list on a Web page. 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.

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.”.

Notes from ALT-C

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

they use e-surveys, google docs, and universoty systemss - reliability issues & eduroad - "It can take me up to 20 minutes to get everything up and running" - [link] - [link] - What worked - email list Jenny Mackness and Roy Williams - we''re not going to explain terribly much - this is a workshop - we''re looking at emergence.

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.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Many of the tools that we include in the list of social software are things that may be more like discussion group software. and eLearning 2.0

Conference Wiki Examples

Tony Karrer

and for attendees with session pages, participant lists, that kind of stuff. For planning this year, we relied on Google Docs and Google Spreadsheets as the primary tools. Someone asked me for an example of a conference using a Wiki both for organizers during planning, evaluating proposed sessions, etc.

Top Ten Tools

Jay Cross

Among other things, the Center maintains a list of the Top 100 Tools for Learning. The list compiles the Top 10 lists of 195 learning professionals. Two years back, the most popular tools were Firefox, Delicious, Google Search, Skype, and PowerPoint. Google Reader. Google Search. Jay’s Top Ten. Gmail.

Under the radar: great technologies you could be using

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Poll : Jane’s Top 100 List. Google Docs/collaborative writing. Google for an ever-greater array of services. Learning Technologies 2009. Track 1 Session 1. Learning technologies: the road ahead. Under the radar: great technologies that you could be using. URL for this page:[link]. TInyURL for this page: [link].

My Top 10 Learning Tools

Clark Quinn

My ITA colleague Jane Hart regularly collects the top 100 learning tools via contributions from lots of folks.  It’s a fascinating list, worth looking at. On the information finding/sharing path, some tools I use include: Google – like everyone else, I’m all over searching. There are several categories of tools here. 

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

So while I'm listing the following because they are good initial choices, there are a lot of Collaboration Tools out there.

Giant Snow Fail Link Sale

Doc Searls

Google MVNO – - Yahoo Search Results. Google Rumored to Be Planning Wireless Service | SEW. Google’s Schmidt Tells Us The ‘Internet Will Disappear,’ Microsoft Bing Defines What That Means 01/26/2015. Supertramp Community Coordinator Job Spec – Google Docs. Recorded yesterday. Good one.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Tony Karrer

This makes using something like google docs or pbwiki as an experiment somewhat difficult for the poor, lonely learning professional. On this month's Big Question - Lead the Charge - we are already seeing some interesting responses. The Learning Revolution: Where have all the leaders gone? I'm not sure I buy this. How do I use.

Re-orientation

Jay Cross

Pre-web, we were accustomed to staying on top of the news by watching television, reading the newspaper, filtering magazines, and subscribing to email lists. When I’m looking for something beyond what Google or Wikipedia will find for me, I turn to my research page. Google Docs : collaborative writing and MyDocs in the cloud.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Clark Quinn

This makes using something like google docs or pbwiki as an experiment somewhat difficult for the poor, lonely learning professional. On this month's Big Question - Lead the Charge - we are already seeing some interesting responses. The Learning Revolution: Where have all the leaders gone? I'm not sure I buy this. How do I use.

My Take on the Top 25

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Copying Emma Duke-Williams 's idea - here's Jane Hart's Slideshow of the Day list of the top 25 technologies - and where they fit (or not) in my own world: Firefox - It's my major workhorse. Google Reader - It's also a major workhorse, though I am slowly improving my own aggregator so it can take over from Google. Case in point.

Pew Survey About the Future of the Internet

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

My selection with bold X Will Google make us smart or stupid? X By 2020, people's use of the internet has enhanced human intelligence; as people are allowed unprecedented access to more information, they become smarter and make better choices. Nicholas Carr was right: Google makes us stupid. Survey Questions in italics. Practice tells.

The social media I use

Nancy White

However, most of my email lists and social media accounts use Gmail so I can keep my other inbox manageable. Google Talk sometimes.

How I use social media

Nancy White

Without Skype, email, Google docs, Flickr, and publishing on demand, this book would not have been born.  We had only three face to face sessions.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Tool = wikis , Google docs Learning Activity 4) Feedback, testing closure on a discussion, decision making. This is a complex area.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community

Nancy White

Tool = could be discussion boards, email lists, wikis (not for all groups, but some make it work), synchronous chat rooms. It is the people.

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Without Skype, email, Google docs, Flickr, and publishing on demand, this book would not have been born.  We had only three face to face sessions.

New Work and New Work Skills

Clark Quinn

and the list goes on. Well consider the following: I effectively use the Google filetype operator? know what does the Google "~" operator does? My recent Survey - Do You Know What These Are? really was all about new work skills - skills we should be learning. More on this below. I'm under 25 and have used both.

Last Year's Predictions For 2008, Reviewed

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Looking up "Basic research on learning and instruction will provide new guidance for instructional design" on Google tells us the current state of affairs: an old ITForum paper on information age learning, Gagne's nine steps , and a 2005 paper on ISD. Performance 2.0, and even Google Search 2.0. Google pulled the plug on Lively.

Futures of the Internet

Doc Searls

Here’s the whole list: Will Google make us stupid? Nicholas Carr was wrong: Google does not make us stupid ( [link] ). 2 By 2020, people’s use of the Internet has not enhanced human intelligence and it could even be lowering the IQs of most people who use it a lot. Nicholas Carr was right: Google makes us stupid.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Finally, members of the network of practice begin to blog, write on their email list and web platform, about the work of the internal practitioner.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Finally, members of the network of practice begin to blog, write on their email list and web platform, about the work of the internal practitioner.

The Enterprise 2.0 Recovery Plan

Andy McAfee

This suite would include blogs, wikis (including collaborative document production tools like Google Docs), discussion boards, SNS, a microblogging tool like Twitter or Yammer, a tagging utility, prediction markets, ways to vote on good content (a la Digg ) and ways to give praise or good karma to particularly helpful colleagues.