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Sentiment data from Twitter and Google Trends

Great day of class, last Wednesday. It deserves a short summary, which I am publishing here. The basic idea for the class was the exploration of sentiments around a place, using Twitter. First I showed my students that Twitter admits … Continue reading

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delicious Zeitgeist (weekly)

FlickrStorm. Search on Flickr with some Magic Search on Flickr with some Magic. tags: Images flickr photos creativecommons search tools delicious Imgur: Video to GIF Make an animated GIF from hundreds of video sites. Very easy to use. tags: gif … Continue reading

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Ambient noise can be nice and useful. Here I have two noise generators which may be great apps. The first has a wonderful name, Coffitivity, and generates the sounds from a coffee shop.  And you can download an app for … Continue reading

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A very good Timeline Tool

I have here a good example of a visually pleasing timeline which also aggregates lots of information. It has been done (by my daughter Flavia!) with a great tool: TimelineJS. Interestingly, it uses Google Drive to store a spreadsheet containing … Continue reading

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Book publishing via WordPress

A tool I’m looking into for my project of Zen of Teaching is PressBook, a WordPress-based solution to author, produce and distribute books. PressBooks lets you and your team easily author and output books in multiple formats including: epub, Kindle, … Continue reading

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