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A random collection of rants, reviews, and miscellaneous thoughts on everything from instructional technology to local restaurants.
I had tried Pixlr a long time ago, but had completely forgotten about it until my friend and fellow instructional tech geek Tony Thompson posted something about it on his blog last month. With Picnic being assimilated by Google and with Aviary acting a bit weird, I was hoping another option for online photo editing [...]
I’ve discovered a treasure trove of 3D tools. Japanese developer Muttyan has put together HUGE collection of applications for viewing and creating stereoscopic images and videos. These include side-by-side stereographs as well as anaglyphs using a variety of color and polarizing schemes. Online since 2003, the site design looks like it’s stuck in the 1990′s, [...]
Some time ago I had a teacher ask me about Xtranormal as a possibility for digital storytelling. I took a brief look at it, and it appeared fairly simple and easy to use. You type in some text, and animated characters act and read what you typed in a mechanical voice. It seemed fairly simplistic, [...]
This is the first of two applications I’ve come across this week which I’ll be highlighting here. First is Scratch, a free downloadable programming application from MIT modeled on the old Logo programming language. Later I’ll be taking a look at DimDim, a free alternative to the popular GoToMeeting application. I first learned about Scratch [...]