Research by Guy Claxton has shown that teachers unwittingly use the inappropriate language of industrial labour, for learning. This turns learning into a series of tasks to be completed. It’s the language of closure, not learning.
Largest demand for internet-related energy use comes from desktop computers & monitors, which account for two-thirds of total use. Networking equipment such as modems & routers are another sizable draw, as are the substantial power demands @ data centers.
S4SL is a new easy way to add behaviors and interactivity to your objects in Second Life. S4SL is based on Scratch, a graphical programming language that lets you construct programs by snapping together graphical blocks.
PictoBrowser is a free web application that displays Flickr images on websites and blogs.
CamSpace is a program that allows the user to control his favorite games and applications with any webcam. Use your body and arbitrary objects to replace the mouse and joystick!
Enables people to securely share files with one another that cannot be easily sent via e-mail. No need to download or install any software, and your files are not uploaded to any server. The files are sent directly, p2p, through your existing web browser.
TinyPaste is a new service that you can use to send text messages through a URL. Just drop your message in the box, no matter how long it is, click submit, and start sharing the URL.
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