Nik Peachey: IO Tool NowComment – Scalable Online Conversations Centered on Documents

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Nik Peachey
Nik Peachey

A great tool for creating online discussion around documents.

NowComment makes it easy to have rich, engaging discussions of online documents no matter how large (or small) your class or collaboration group.

  • NowComment is fast, powerful, and feature-rich: you can sort comments, skim summaries, create assignments, hide comments, reply privately, and much more
  • It’s free, a project of public interest group Fairness.com LLC. Take 60 seconds to get an account now!

Stephen E. Arnold: Tool – Reverse Image Search

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Stephen E. Arnold
Stephen E. Arnold

Reverse Image Searching Is Easier Than You Think

Now the technology has improved, but very few people actually know how to use it.  ZDNet explains how to use this search feature in the article, “Reverse Image Searching Made Easy…”. It explains that Google and TinEye are the best way to begin reverse image search. Google has the larger image database, but TinEye has the better photo experts.  TinEye is better because:

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Nik Peachey: Teaching in a Virtual Environment – Tool

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Nik Peachey
Nik Peachey

A short post about Edorble – a free virtual classroom.

Teaching in a Virtual Environment

Edorble is fairly new and (I think) still in beta mode as I write this. It is a 3-D virtual world. I learned about it because one of the founders (Gabe Baker) used to work for TES, and I’m a long time fan and user of Wikispaces. And so our paths eventually crossed.

Edorble is fairly new and (I think) still in beta mode as I write this. It is a 3-D virtual world. I learned about it because one of the founders (Gabe Baker) used to work for TES, and I’m a long time fan and user of Wikispaces. And so our paths eventually crossed.