Author Archives: robinna

Semantic web, social web, and the progression of the web (presentation)

Well, this is a pretty unwieldly subject to pack into a 1 hour presentation (and I didn’t go very far into the details of the mechanics of the semantic web, at all)….

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Question of the day: My “hand” tool is stuck in Fireworks, Photoshop, etc.?

So, I had the dreaded stuck “hand” tool in MXFireworks 2004 (yeah, I know, way behind, I work for the govt….) where I absolutely could do nothing except move around using the hand tool.After much googling, here are the responses I came up with (and I now share in hopes of helping somebody else) : The first three are duhs, which didn’t work for me ...

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Bookmark in del.icio.us, send to twitter and, post to facebook

There are probably multiple ways to do this (friendfeed, google reader, etc.) but I’m already posting from twitter to facebook. So, throwing in another tool that I use (and love — but really only as a personal bookmark service) del.icio.us, I discovered that I can now bookmark in del.icio.us and then send to twitter. Using the post from twitter, I can then send it right ...

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Orphan Works (unclear copyright)

http://www.archivists.org/standards/OWBP-V4.pdf From the introduction:“‘Orphan works’ is a term used to describe the situation in which the owner of a copyrighted work cannot be identified and located by someone who wishes to make use of the work in a manner that requires permission of the copyright owner. Proposed orphan works legislation, such as the Orphan Works Act of 2008 (H.R. 5889) and the Shawn Bentley Orphan ...

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Ebook readers of the future?

I like the idea of ebooks and ereaders (I do, I really do) but…I want full color, lcd which automatically adjusts to ambient light, readable font (higher dpi to mimic the typeface on paper) , support for all digital media formats, and crossplatform formats for ebooks. Oh, and it should be lightweight, waterproof, dustproof, and freezeproof. this is a start…http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vBb3_aZN7g

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