Uncovet, a startup that wants to be the recommendation engine for indie designer clothing and accessories, has raised $1.3 million from Javelin Venture Partners, Siemer Ventures, and L.A. angel investor Paige Craig...
Uncovet builds a style graph to personalize product recommendations. It uses Facebook Connects to share preferences.
Social Media + recommendations + ecommerce + app + mobile devices
"With this new application in Google Docs ( Drive ), teachers can now record their audio comments and share them with their students. I see this as a better way to give feedback on students' work and I do believe there are things we can express with our voice that no written code could ever capture like the tone and intonation..etc."
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
According to the explanation, I imagine Wiosio like a changing deck that shows TV programms, Youtube videos and other images and music sources. But it is more than just this because it will work like a social network.
A las nuevas profesiones nacidas a la sombra del periodismo digital, entre las que el gestor de comunidades —o community manager— se ha erigido como notable reina, se suman ahora otras cuya misión y relevancia hacen adivinar un próspero futuro.
Entre ellas, destaca por encima del resto la figura del content curator, como encargado de la selección, filtrado y edición de información y contenido de internet, esto es, una suerte de ojeador de la red que elige para los lectores de un portal lo más granado de su ámbito de interés.
As mobile devices march toward ubiquity, they are finding their way into the hands of our earliest learners. Parents and educators ask question about the quality of mobile device content aimed at children.
Add the ultimate personal touch to any document: turn your handwriting into a font and use that. There’s a lot of creative potential here, and it’s a lot easier to do than you’d think thanks to MyScriptFont.
A new project by Teehan+Lax, the Toronto-based design firm that helped created Ev Williams' Medium publishing platform, builds on its previous work with Hyperlapse to provide a way to navigate Google Street View with just a wave of your hand.
A demo of Leap Motion and gesture controls: driving into Google street view.
"So you have tried many iPad educational games but still did not find the one that perfectly meets your students needs. Well you will never find a perfect one for your particular students because each group of learners have their own idiosyncrasies and only their teachers know them . That being said, using TinyTap you can now easily create your own games based on pictures of your choice. "
"A few weeks ago I posted here a poster on iPad basics which many of you have downloaded to use with their students in the class. Today, I am sharing with you another great resource on iPad. This is not a graphic but a quick reference card on everything you and your students need to know about iPad. From the hardware to networking features , this little manual can serve as a leading guide to a better manipulation of your iPad. I am not sure how much iPading you are doing in your classroom but whether you use iPad just occasionally or you adopt it as a consistent learning and teaching tool, the reference card below will definitely give you a hand in improving your iPad use. I suggest that you share it with your students and go through it with them section by section and make sure they understand it before they start using their iPads again.
Songdrop is a place to save the music you stream online. Using the Songdrop bookmarklet (DropIt Button), people can save the music they stream on blogs, websites, YouTube and Soundcloud to mixes on Songdrop. The mixes can be accessed at anytime and do not require an account for playback. Songdrop acts as a universal player across the vast library of music available on the internet.