Friday, August 14, 2009

Wild and Wacky Friday: Intelligent Life on the Web

The Buzzle web portal contains stories, articles and lots of general information. Click on the "Escape Hatch" for creativity - poems, stories etc. You can become a Buzzle author and contribute to the portal.

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Thursday, August 13, 2009

Book: Essential Articulate Studio '09

Just got my copy of "Essential Articulate Studio 09". Even if you have been using Articulate forever (like me), you'll find lots of great tips and ideas to help with your learning projects. The book includes information on each Studio product along with tutorials and projects. The accompanying CD has trial versions of the software.

You can order the book directly via the publisher and receive a 35% discount with coupon code art0586: Essential Articulate Studio ’09 by Patti Shank and Jennifer Bircher (ISBN: 9781598220582).

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

#lrnchat - Chat about learning using Twitter

#lrnchat is a place for people interested in the topic of learning who use the social messaging service Twitter to learn from one another and discuss how to help other people learn.

The online chat happens every Thursday night 8:30-10pm EST / 5:30-7pm PST.

Check it out: (blog)

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Microsoft Workers Unveil Office Suggestion Site

2 Microsoft employees, Steve Zaske, a planner on the Office development team, and Luke Foust, a Microsoft developer in the test group, have created a unsanctioned suggestion solicitation site, where you can submit suggestions for improving MS Office. Note sure if it will impact 2010 but it's a chance to make suggestions.

I like the ranking application and counter....

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Cartoon Stock Art

Want to use a cartoon in your training? CartoonStock was the first searchable cartoon archive on the web and the first to offer instant online licensing and downloading of printable images.

Licenses to use CartoonStock cartoon images and animations vary in price depending on the use.

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Monday, August 10, 2009

Tech Help on the Web

Looking for good resources for technology questions? Check out these 2 websites featured on Sunday's Today show.

For example, provides information on different battery types; including a table comparing each type. provides information on different backup strategies and backup software.

Check it out: and