Archive for the 'Web Applications' Category

ProfHacker OpenSearch Plugin

Yazan: Candace | 06 April 2010 | 2 Comments
Categories: Academia, code, Happy, Humanities Computing, Mozilla, Technology, Tools, Web Applications

I’ve been a regular reader of ProfHacker since its launch. The posts (tips and tutorials for higher ed), are helpful – and usually timely. Just as I’m thinking about or needing something, a post turns up providing useful tips, often with links to more info. However, the mass of bookmarks I’ve accumulated is losing its […]

Downloading online videos

Yazan: Candace | 14 January 2009 | No Comments
Categories: Flash, Organizing, Web Applications, Windows, Yahoo

Twice this week I’ve answered questions about capturing online videos for research purposes. Scholars who are doing research based on clips of historical commercials are worried that their source materials may become unavailable and that their research will be more difficult to complete or share if this happens. This is the step-by-step how-to that will […]

Facebook Tip

Yazan: Candace | 11 December 2008 | 1 Comment
Categories: Web Applications

Are you suffering Facebook Frustration because no one comments on your status updates? Just like blogging, a good way to attract visitors to your site is to interact with the community by commenting on other people’s sites. The more you comment elsewhere the more chance others will see your name and stop by to visit […]

Upload to Flickr via Digikam

Yazan: Candace | 18 June 2008 | No Comments
Categories: Flickr, Linux, Web Applications

I know there are a few digiKam users reading this blog. (Rob, this post is for you.) There’s no excuse now for not putting more photos up on your flickr accounts! Look under File > Export > Export to Flickr in the digiKam main window. It’s easy-peasy to upload a single photo or photos in […]

Back to SUSE

Yazan: Candace | 20 March 2008 | 1 Comment
Categories: Calendars, Linux, Organizing, Web Applications

Spring break this year provided time for a needed format and reinstall. Leaving were an old install of windows x64 that I hadn’t used in a year or two, the current windows xp which I booted most often in case I wanted some photoshop tools, and an install of suse 10.2 that I hadn’t used […]

Talking about Traffic

Yazan: Candace | 08 February 2008 | No Comments
Categories: Organizing, Web Applications

There’s been an increase in the number of blogs starting up. It’s like we’ve reached some sort of critical mass where many more people know what a blog is than did even a year ago. I see blog after blog with one post (quite often the WordPress “Hello World”) and maybe a “I’m going to […]

An Awesome List of Web 2.0 Apps

Yazan: Candace | 15 November 2007 | No Comments
Categories: Organizing, Web Applications

Holy schmoly what a list! If you’re looking for a way to tell a story using Web 2.0 tools you’ve got to look at this list of what’s out there at this moment web history: The list was compiled by Alan Levine and works best when you’ve already got your story idea or concept […]

Facebook Names and Privacy Concerns

Yazan: Candace | 04 November 2007 | No Comments
Categories: Organizing, Web Applications

So there’s this new application out there — you may have heard about it — it’s called “The Facebook.” I jumped on briefly when Rob was doing some developing and wanted me to do some testing with him. I know people who are deeply involved with their Facebook accounts but I didn’t really think of […]

Intelligent Gmail

Yazan: Candace | 04 October 2007 | No Comments
Categories: Google, Organizing, Web Applications

I’m blown away. Something that *should* be, actually *is*. Say for instance you have a gmail address with a “.” (dot) in it, say for example If someone sends mail to that address — or the same address but does not include the dot the mail will find you at the right address. […]

Firefox Plug-in for Tiny Url

Yazan: Candace | 25 April 2007 | Comments Off on Firefox Plug-in for Tiny Url
Categories: Hellmares, Organizing, Web Applications

I want a Firefox tinyurl plugin to save me from having to go to the tinyurl site every time I want to share a ghastly url. It’s a pita every time I want to post a longish link in a forum or email. I found TinyUrl Creator so I’ll give it a try. If you’ve […]

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