Design

Today! Academic Webinar in SecondLIfe

I just found out about this and I’m going to try to attend (if I can find my avatar….) Please join us for Carolina Conversations. Carolina conversations is a series of live interviews with members of the UNC-Chapel Hill community conducted in the virtual world, Second Life. Our guests discuss their work and interests and will also respond to questions from the Second Life audience ...

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Sarcoma Patient Registry

For those of you who are dealing with the impact of Desmoid tumors (in my case my sister), please do check out the Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation. ————————————Please join DTRF in supporting the Sarcoma Patient Registry developed by The Sarcoma Foundation of America. You can start the process by going to DTRF’s website (www.dtrf.org). On the bottom left hand side of the homepage there is ...

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shutterfly one-ups flickr in social networking

Whoa, so have you checked out shutterfly lately? I haven’t done anything with my account there in FOREVER, because well, shutterfly didn’t seem to do much. It certainly wasn’t as great as flickr. However, shutterfly has jumped into the social networking venue with both feet — take a look at my “profile” shutterfly page vs my flickr page. Okay, Okay, I know, the shutterfly page ...

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cool non-flickr image stuff found along — agony, aviary, photoshop express, mr. picassohead

Most of you know about flickr, the online service to host images and photos. Now that Yahoo owns it, it replaces Yahoo photos. If you used Yahoo photos (as I did) Yahoo just migrated your photos for you right on over to flickr. 😉 If you have a Yahoo account now, but never signed up for a flickr account, you now have a flickr account ...

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Educational uses for social networking sites

First-of-Its-Kind Study at the University of Minnesota Uncovers the Educational Benefits of Social Networking SitesUniversity of Minnesota News (06/19/08) Badaracco, Luisa University of Minnesota researchers have determined the educational benefits of social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook and also found that low-income students are in many ways just as technologically proficient as their more advantaged counterparts. The researchers found that 94 percent of ...

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Tables + CSS (and captioning an image)

For those of you who use CSS in web design (or have been following its evolution), you may remember the battle cry of “tables are dead” from a few years ago, which was soon followed by rallying cry “Long live tables!” According to the thinking (and gurus) at the time, EVERYTHING that could be done with a table could be done with div layout and ...

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Google site search webinar

New! Google Site Search Designed for Webmasters Register Today Attend the webinar and get: * Entry to win a free Google T-Shirt Attend this webinar and hear: * Overview of Google Site Search* Setup and technical details* Customer case studies* Live Q&A session answering all your questions “Google Site Search: Designed for Webmasters” Google has recently launched Google Site Search, a hosted website search solution ...

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drupal – what it is & how it works (overview)

For those unfamiliar with Drupal it is a largescale opensource CMS for a website which is used by the likes of Tim Berners-Lee. Drupal is scalable and modular built which even includes design elements. Each Drupal website is like a house built out of legos — just like legos fit together to create something (a working door, a roof, etc.) which then creates the overall ...

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