Monthly Archives: February 2014

Updated> Social Informatics White Paper Link Dataset Compilation

February 28, 2014

Updated> Social Informatics White Paper Link Dataset Compilation
http://www.SocialInformatics.net/

The white paper link dataset compilation of the Social Informatics Subject Tracer™ Information Resource by Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A. has just been completely updated, reviewed and link validated and is now a freely available 33 page .pdf document 263KB) listing the latest and greatest online resources and sites for social informatics! Updated February 28, 2014. Other white papers are available by clicking here.

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Jauntful – Create Sharable, Printable Guides To the Cities You Love

February 28, 2014

Jauntful – Create Sharable, Printable Guides To the Cities You Love
https://jauntful.com/

The features for Jauntful are as follows: a) Create – Start typing the names of the places you want to include—restaurants, shops, activities, vistas—and we’ll fill in all the details, plotting everything on a map  ; ) Share – Share with whomever you choose. They’ll be able to view your guide online and download a printable copy to carry with them; and c) Engage – Follow along as friends check off the places you’ve recommended, telling you which spots they loved most. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™.

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Cornell University Digital Literacy Resource

February 28, 2014

Cornell University Digital Literacy Resource
http://digitalliteracy.cornell.edu/

Digital literacy is the ability to find, evaluate, utilize, share, and create content using information technologies and the Internet. As a Cornell student, activities including writing papers, creating multimedia presentations, and posting information about yourself or others online are all a part of your day-to-day life, and all of these activities require varying degrees of digital literacy. Is simply knowing how to do these things enough? No—there’s more to it than that. Consider how easy it is to cut, paste, share, rip, burn, and post media—at home and in the classroom. These activities seem as though they must be legal and appropriate, because they’re so easy to perform. Unfortunately, the assumption that what can be done, may be done, is often wrong. Digital literacy is an important topic because technology is changing faster than society is. The same advances that enhance leisure and make our work easier—those that make it possible for us to search online databases, text friends, and stream media—also present urgent challenges to the social norms, market models, and legal frameworks that structure our society. The rules of appropriate behavior in these digital contexts may be unknown or unknowable. Well-established concepts such as copyright, academic integrity, and privacy are now difficult to define, as their meanings are in flux. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. This will be added to Education and Academic Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Student Research Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Information Quality Resources Subject Tracer™.

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Updated> Grid, Distributed and Cloud Computing Resources Primer

February 27, 2014

Updated> Grid, Distributed and Cloud Computing Resources Primer
http://www.zillman.us/white-papers/grid-distributed-and-cloud-computing-resources-primer/

I am very pleased to announce that I have just updated my Grid, Distributed and Cloud Computing Resources Primer. This primer is now 29 pages and a .pdf document (245KB) and freely available from the above URL. This primer gives an excellent overview of Cloud Computing along with a comprehensive listing of cloud, grid and distributed computing resources! It will be permanently archived in my White Papers site. [Updated on February 27, 2014]

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Google Tips and Tricks Every Student Should Know

February 27, 2014

Google Tips and Tricks Every Student Should Know
http://lifehacker.com/google-tips-and-tricks-every-student-should-know-1508121671

Whether you’re a student in college (or earlier) or a lifelong learner, Google is an essential tool for learning. Here are a few tips for using Google search and other apps more effectively to further your education. Many of these tips you’ve no doubt learned before from our previous Google coverage, but every worthwhile subject is worth reviewing now and again, and today we’re looking specifically at the best Google tricks for students. This will be added to Student Research Resources Subject Tracer™.

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Go By Example Programming Language

February 27, 2014

Go By Example Programming Language
https://gobyexample.com/

Go is an open source programming language designed for building simple, fast, and reliable software. Go by Example is a hands-on introduction to Go using annotated example programs. Check out the first example or browse the full list.  This will be added to the Script Resources Subject Tracer™.

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Updated> Grid, Distributed and Cloud Computing Resources

February 26, 2014

Updated> Grid, Distributed and Cloud Computing Resources
http://www.GridResources.info/

The above is my white paper link compilation of Grid, Distributed and Cloud Computing Resources Subject Tracer™ by Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A. It is a 27 page .pdf document 240KB.  [Updated on February 26, 2014] Other white papers are available by  clicking here.

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Timetable Web – School Timetable, Automatic Generation, Easy, Fast, Fully Online

February 26, 2014

Timetable Web – School Timetable, Automatic Generation, Easy, Fast, Fully Online
http://www.timetableweb.com/

Timetable Web, online only, for the automatic generation of school timetables. All the operations are online, from the initial data input to the final print, therefore, you can use all the available computers connected to the Internet. Features include: a) Fully Online; b) No installation needed; c) All Operating Systems; d) Automatic Generation; e) results optimized as: 1) Compact class timetable (no idle periods); 2) no more than two or three consecutive periods per lesson (secondary school); 3) workload of teachers deployed in all available days; and 4) distribution of idle periods between all teachers; f) Manual editing with Graphic User Interface (GUI); g) Pdf prints; g) Constraints input with GUI; h) Split classes; i) Co-teachers; and j) Forum. This will be added to Education and Academic Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Student Research Resources Subject Tracer™.

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OCW Bookshelf – MIT OpenCourseWare Textbook Information

February 26, 2014

OCW Bookshelf – MIT OpenCourseWare Textbook Information
http://mitopencourseware.wordpress.com/ocw-bookshelf/

MIT OpenCourseWare shares the course materials from classes taught on the MIT campus. In most cases, this takes the form of course documents such as syllabi, lecture notes, assignments and exams. Occasionally, however, they come across textbooks they can share openly. This page provides an index of textbooks (and textbook-like course notes) that can be found throughout the OCW site.  (Note that in most cases, resources are listed by the course they are associated with.) This will be added to Tutorial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Education and Academic Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Student Research Resources Subject Tracer™.

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Updated>eCommerce Resources

February 25, 2014

Updated>eCommerce Resources
http://www.eCommerceResources.info/

The above is the associated white paper link dataset compilation of the eCommerce Resources Subject Traver™ Information Blog by Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A.. It is a 25 page .pdf document (237KB) freely available from the above URL. [Updated on February 25, 2014].  Other white papers are available by clicking here.

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