Tag: mashup

Embedding

Embedding is one of the most empowering techniques available to student and teacher bloggers, effectively allowing free syndication of content created by others. In website design, embedding is the process of taking content from one site and displaying it within your own. It is easy …

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Comics

I love comics, and am often amazed not only by how funny they can be, but also how much can be learned from them. Growing up I was a regular reader of Calvin & Hobbes, The Far Side and Mad Magazine. As I …

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Google Maps + Swine Flu

http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&t=p&msa=0&msid=106484775090296685271.0004681a37b713f6b5950&ll=32.398516;-107.885742&spn=18.503807;35.332031&z=5&source=embed

This is really interesting; but the source of the data needs to be questioned very carefully! There are some good classes to be built around this idea of not simply believing everything that is on the web.…

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quikmaps.com :: maps for the masses

http://www.quikmaps.com/

This great site let’s you draw over Google Maps. Very useful!…

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10×10

http://tenbyten.org/10×10.html

Scanning the web for news, this site produces a 10×10 grid of words and pictures that “Define the Time”: it is a great example of a mashup, where content is drawn from a number of sources and used to create something new and different. …

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Swivel.com

http://www.swivel.com/

Swivel is an online system for creatively and collaboratively working with data.…

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FlickrStorm

http://zoo-m.com/flickr-storm

Flickr Storm allows users to search flickr for images shared under Creative Commons licenses. Creative Commons enables and underlies a massive pool of content that is available for students to use in their projects, including images, videos and music. Whilst this site only focus …

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Earth Album

http://www.earthalbum.com/

This site combines google maps and flickr popular photos into a great mashup giving a quick overview of countries around the world.…

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