8 Great Tools to Create Webinars Online

31 07 2012

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One of the pluses of technology in education is the fact that it liberated the notion of formal instruction and destroyed its confining walls.

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The Best Video Encoding Settings for YouTube: The Full Guide

30 07 2012

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Robin Good: If you have been spending countless hours trying to figure out by yourself what are the best encoding settings to use for uploading video to YouTube, this video guide has all the info and tips you may need.


The guide covers lots of useful ground, provides some very useful reference tables, and goes over 1080p and 720p encoding, SD resolution, data-rates, key-frame interval, audio quality settings, and a lot more.


Recommended. Excellent info. 9/10


Full guide: http://www.streamingmedia.com/Articles/Editorial/Featured-Articles/Encoding-for-YouTube-How-to-Get-the-Best-Results-83876.aspx

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A Curated Video Site Focusing Only on Educating Entrepreneurs: CoFounder TV

26 07 2012

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Robin Good: Here is a good example of video curation at work. CoFounder.tv is a video web site curating only the best and most inspiring entrepreneurship video clips. From startuppers, to investors and VCs, the growing collection strives to bring together a variety of viewpoints from those who have been there.


The curated video site is maintained by Rony El-Nashar, a VC at Dubai based SeedStartup, a startup accelerator and seed venture fund that invests in early-stage startups from all around the world.

He writes: “My goal with Cofounder TV is to build a resource that educates and inspires entrepreneurs globally.”


Right on track. A pioneering example of what you are going to see in place of blogs soon. 9/10


Check it out: http://cofounder.tv/



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Free HD Videoconferencing Across All Platforms with VidyoWay

25 07 2012

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Robin Good: VidyoWay is a new free videoconferencing offering from one of the established leaders in the industry. The service, for which you can request an invite here, accomodates up to nine simultaneous HD video streams and works across standard PCs, mobile units and legacy systems regardless of which vendor technologies they are using.


Key features include:


-> Seamless interconnectivity of Cisco, Polycom, Lifesize, and other legacy H.323 and SIP-based endpoints


-> Supports Microsoft Lync and voice only devices


-> Provides free mobile client for users without access to legacy VC or MS Lync


Review on TNW: http://thenextweb.com/media/2012/07/23/video-conferencing-firm-vidyo-launches-free-service-vidyoway/


Video demo: http://youtu.be/dxH6-Q67j1A



More info: http://info.vidyo.com/vidyoway.html



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Google Translate Adds Example Sentences To Put Words Into Context | TechCrunch

23 07 2012

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Sample sentences have long been a standard feature in many  online and offline dictionaries. Starting today, Google Translate will also feature sentences that put translated words into context.

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Online collaboration with Tricider

17 07 2012

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Free online Tricider tutorial for teachers and students.

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Video tools for cheap introduction to movies and screencasting « Education, Technology & Business

12 07 2012

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insights & innovations at the intersections from Scott Moore…

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