Tag: Web 2.0

Google Cloud Connect with MS Office

Google Cloud Connect with MS Office

An announcement was made last week that an invitation-only beta test is starting to try a new Google Cloud Connect with Microsoft Office.  So what does that mean? This would allow you to synchronize spreadsheet, documents, and presentation files using the MS Office interface, but add the value of the easy to use collaboration component […]

December 6, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
3500+ videos watched in 6 weeks

3500+ videos watched in 6 weeks

We receive periodic reports from Lynda.com on the number of training videos watched and the general topics the FIT community has been searching for.  I am so happy to announce that from the report covering the time period of May 20th to July 5th, the FIT community has viewed over 3,500 complete video tutorials.   […]

July 22, 2010 | By | Reply More
Matching Colors in Apple Keynote

Matching Colors in Apple Keynote

Here is a function within Apple’s presentation software, Keynote, that allows you match any color up on your screen. Lets say you have a title on a slide and it would look great if it cold just be that exact color blue in the image you are using. well, that’s possible  and here’s how you […]

March 16, 2010 | By | 4 Replies More
Where did “technology” come from?

Where did “technology” come from?

I just saw this post from TED.com, an incredible nonprofit blog that shares innovative ideas from three areas: Technology, Entertainment, and Design.  If you haven’t checked this blog out it.. it’s worth a few minutes to delve into it. In this particular video, Kevin Kelly, the publisher of Whole Earth Review, and Executive Editor at WIRED, gives a talk […]

March 16, 2010 | By | Reply More
Lynda.com accessible from campus!

Lynda.com accessible from campus!

We have been getting increbile feedback on the trial account with Lynda.com.  Thanks, and please continue to let us know your thoughts. Just a reminder that the service is only available on campus right now, so if you are off-campus you will receive a “Permission Error” message. Here is the link again in case you […]

March 7, 2010 | By | 24 Replies More
Tribute to Apple

Tribute to Apple

At the risk of coming across as some sort of Apple fanatic (those of you that know me can attest to that fallacy) , I wanted to post this beautifully done short clip that a group called Transparent House did in honor of the release of the iPad. Enjoy. http://vimeo.com/9820827 PS: KILL FLASH. Before viewing […]

March 5, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
Lynda.com Up and Running!

Lynda.com Up and Running!

Due to an overwhelming response to the new offering to try Lynda.com an error message “Your organization’s licenses are currently all in use. Please try back again later.” was received by many trying the service. The number of concurrent sessions availabe has been increased so everyone should be able to access the site now.  We […]

March 5, 2010 | By | 21 Replies More
Future of Video in Education

Future of Video in Education

The New Media Consortium in conjunction with Kaltura Inspire is hosting a free webinar for educators and technology enthusists on the “Future of Video in Education.” Tuesday, January 26th, at 2:00 pm EST If you are interested in attending, you must preregister by following this link where you will receive a personalized link to use to […]

January 14, 2010 | By | Reply More
The Never-Ending URL Address

The Never-Ending URL Address

What if you could change this: http://insidefit.fitnyc.edu/sections/departments/IT_for_FIT/forms/Request_Form110209.pdf To this: http://tiny.cc/MSOfficeForm Would you?  There are services that will convert long and confusing url addresses to a short quick link where you can pick the keywords to use within the shortcut. Where could this be helpful? Handouts, presentations, newsletters, blogs, email, or even just to conveniently remember […]

December 1, 2009 | By | 2 Replies More