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Kevin Kearney

Kevin Kearney's Public Library

01 May 12

"Posting too much information on social networking sites may be dangerous"

01 May 12

"A
folksonomy
is a system of classification derived from the practice
and method of
collaboratively

creating and managing
tags
to annotate and
categorize

content
;
[1]

[2]

this practice is also known as
collaborative tagging
,
[3]

social classification
,
social indexing
, and
social tagging
.
Folksonomy, a term coined by
Thomas
Vander Wal
, is a
portmanteau
of
folk
and
taxonomy
."

01 May 12

"Flickr
is an
image
hosting
and
video
hosting
website,
web
services
suite, and
online
community
that was created by Ludicorp in 2004 and acquired by
Yahoo!
in 2005. In addition to being a popular website
for users to share and embed personal photographs, the service is widely used by

bloggers
to host images that they embed in
blogs and
social
media
.
[2]

Yahoo reported in June 2011 that Flickr had a total of 51 million registered
members and 80 million unique visitors.
[3]
In August 2011 the
site reported that it was hosting more than 6 billion images and this number
continues to grow steadily according to reporting sources.
[4]

Photos and videos can be accessed from Flickr without the need to register an
account but an account must be made in order to upload content onto the website.
Registering an account also allows users to create a profile page containing
photos and videos that the user has uploaded and also grants the ability to add
another Flickr user as a contact. For mobile users, Flickr has an
official app
for
iOS
,
[5]

Android
, and
Windows Phone 7

operating systems.
[6]"

01 May 12

"A quick and plain English intro the micro-blogging service Twitter. Follow us:

http://www.twitter.com/commoncraft

This video comes in an
unbranded "presentation quality" version that can be licensed for use in the
workplace."

01 May 12

"ogle Maps
is an intuitive service for
navigating global maps information. It enables you and your students to look
up and study addresses anywhere in the U.S. and in many other countries and get
point-to-point, draggable directions plotted on an interactive street map. You
can also research public transit options and study Yellow Pages listings with
reviews, business information and coupons. You can freely switch between map,
satellite, terrain, and StreetView modes to gain various perspectives on a
location. Best of all, Google Maps is an online application, so there's no
downloading required, and you can access it from any computer that's connected
to the Internet."

in list: Google

01 May 12

"A brief 5 minute narrated video on using Google Docs & Spreadsheets to
facilitate virtual collaboration."

in list: Google

01 May 12

"Organizing your schedule shouldn’t be a burden. With Google Calendar, it’s easy
to keep track of life’s important events all in one place."

in list: Google

01 May 12

"Audacity® is free, open source, cross-platform software for recording and
editing sounds.






Audacity is available for Windows®, Mac®, GNU/Linux®, and other operating
systems.
Learn more about Audacity...
Also check our
Wiki
and
Forum

for more information."

in list: Podcasting

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