“by Paul Steinberg. Ask any Jewish educator about why Jewish education is important. Ask about the raison d'être of their educational institution and what goals they are trying to accomplish. Or even ask yourself: Why is ...”
“The JHU digital curation certificate program consists of six courses, including five online and one on-site internship. Class size is limited to 15-17 students to allow for stimulating discussions with classmates and faculty.”
Moving away from social networks I wanted to discover how Brian Kelly's UK Web Focus, Tony Hirst's OUseful.info and my MASHe are linked together. Previously with my other work using Google Spreadsheets to capture social engagement I’ve imported the sitemap from a site to get a list of posts. I’ve also used Google Apps Script to iterate across this list fetching each post to get additional information. It’s therefore relatively straight forward to grab each post and extract all the links the author has made.
Via Martin Hawksey
“What? Yep, my phone does all this and more, and yours can, too, with a service called IFTTT (which stands for If This, Then That and is pronounced like “gift” without the “g”). Apps on your phone, just like the Power Rangers or ...”
The IFTTT service allows your apps — like Instagram, GMail and WeMo — to talk to one other, streamlining your life through simple combinations of actions and reactions. Here's some of our favorite ways it makes life easier.
“He emailed the student the critical part to the solution. On Monday, he asked the student, "Did you get me email?" The student replied, "No, I never check my school email!" Solution: Create a trigger and action using IFTTT.”
Sometimes, we go about our day in a haze of habits, whether we realize it or not. From the order in which we shower and get coffee in the morning to a before bed 'ritual', we tend to do many things more automatically than we realize.
"Access control to Google Analytics data is very coarse. Via the web interface you can have full access or none at all. Given the growing interest in data driven decision making at all levels of the institution I thought it would be beneficial to demonstrate how Google Spreadsheets and Google Apps Script could be used to selectively distribute Google Analytics data."
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“Curation Works Doubt the value of curated content? Have skeptical CFO who doubts the value of "inbound marketing" in general and curation in particular? You may want to introduce your CFO to Robin Good.”