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The finding is a major victory for Google and its efforts to show book excerpts in search results. The judge said of the project, 'all society benefits.' Read this article by Stephen Shankland on CNET News.
With most of its 137 million objects kept behind the scenes or in a faraway museum, the Smithsonian Institution is launching a new 3D scanning and printing initiative to make more of its massive collection accessible to schools, researchers and the...
" Being creative means setting free your imaginative powers to experiment with new worlds and experiences. The art of comic creation is one of the best representation of creativity at work. As teachers and educators, we can use the power and versatility of iPad to cultivate a creative culture within our classes and among our students through helping them tinker with and design comics. Here is a list of some great iPad apps you can use for this purpose:"
Katharine Viner, deputy editor of the Guardian and editor-in-chief of Guardian Australia, gave the AN Smith lecture in Melbourne on Wednesday night. Here's her speech
Valerie Hill's insight:
Witnessing the close of the Gutenberg Parenthesis is a phenomenon many have not yet realized. But it has happened...it is over. Print is no longer king and each individual is responsible for evaluating information. Better find a librarian if you need help.
“Scoop.it, a startup that helps users highlight interesting content (and, implicitly, their own knowledge in the field), is bringing its social curation tools to the iPad today with the launch of a n app.”