Category Archives: Tools

Getting into CAD/3D Printing

Want to get your child interested in computer aided drafting or 3D printing? Share this great LEGO video with them! If they’re ready to go after that, I recommend downloading SketchUp (free download) and let their imagination run wild!

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Ideas, Networks and Change

This is a great talk from one of my favorite big thinkers Anil Dash on how new tools can assist in the spread and scope of change. Highly recommended for people interested in learning how one person really can make … Continue reading

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Time and Tool Tip

Do you like to read? Are you frustrated with the refresh button on your browser? Have you ever visited a great site once and then never been able to remember to visit it again? Have no fear, technology is here! … Continue reading

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Easily Collaborate

I’m working on a new project that involves collaboration, so today’s roundup is heavy on aspects of that theme: Google Moderator: Google Moderator allows you to create a series about anything that you are interested in discussing and open it … Continue reading

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Shiny New Things –

Some new tools I’ve come across lately: Viral Heat: Find out what is popular on the web. Offers embeddable graphs, wide range of existing terms already being tracked. Great for monitoring social media mentions. OpenDNS: Free internet content filtering and … Continue reading

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Links for 7-22-2010

Interesting reads from around the web: 22 Statistics That Prove The Middle Class Is Being Systematically Wiped Out Of Existence In America: There are some scary statistics in this article. Without a healthy, confident middle class, the market is not … Continue reading

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Tools & Tracking

Neat tools and sites I’ve run across this past week: MagCloud: Create and publish your own magazine. You can pull from public RSS feeds, news items or publish original content. Intriguing way to improve output options for HP’s print division, … Continue reading

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How Copiers Work

I wish I’d had this simple explanation back when I was teaching new coworkers at Kinko’s: Still useful even today. Color copiers use a similar process, but thankfully I won’t have to watch him cut one of those open! via … Continue reading

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Are You Listening?

Online, people are likely to talk about you, your business or your brand. If you aren’t listening, how do you know when or if to respond? One easy way to monitor what people are talking about is to set up … Continue reading

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Quick Response Codes

Quick Response codes (also called QR or 2D codes) are available in a variety of flavors but their mechanism and use cases are quite similar. If you see one and have a web enabled mobile device, a photograph of the … Continue reading

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