Monthly Archives: February 2016

Upwork – Find Freelancers To Tackle Any Job, Any Size, Any Time

February 25, 2016

Upwork – Find Freelancers To Tackle Any Job, Any Size, Any Time
https://www.upwork.com/

Get amazing results working with the best programmers, designers, writers and other top online pros. Hire freelancers with confidence, always knowing their work experience and feedback from other clients. Start your job in hours, not weeks. Get a shortlist of skilled freelancers instantly, tapping into our hiring know-how and matching technology. Interview favorites online and hire with the click of a button. Collaborate in a secure online workplace using the latest communication tools. Work stress-free with time tracking, reports and Upwork Payment Protection that assures you only pay for work you approve. This will be added to Employment Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Internet Experts Subject Tracer™.

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ZipRecruiter

February 25, 2016

ZipRecruiter
http://ziprecruiter.com/

A web based platform that aggregates applications from various job boards as well as well as provides tools and resources for the business owner to track/screen applicants. This will be added to Employment Resources Subject Tracer™.

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FlowingData

February 24, 2016

FlowingData
http://flowingdata.com/

For readers who love data – and the visual representation of data – this site from statistician Nathan Yau will provide hours of brainy entertainment. Readers may like to scout the site by Categories, such as Visualization (Seeing data), Statistics (Analyzing data), and Maps (Seeing geographic data), among others. They may also explore Recent data representations, which, at the time of this writing, included a lottery simulator, an analysis of the character appearances in the classic romantic comedy Love Actually, and a visual representation of all 1,942 currently known exoplanets. There are also excellent Tutorials, such as How to Make an Interactive Bar Chart with a Slider; however, these require a monthly membership with FlowingData, for a $5 per month fee. This will be added to Statistics Resources and Big Data Subject Tracer™. From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout 1994-2016. https://www.scout.wisc.edu

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Smithsonian: Seriously Amazing

February 24, 2016

Smithsonian: Seriously Amazing
http://seriouslyamazing.si.edu/

Seriously Amazing, the Smithsonian’s erudite and engaging Q&A website, will provide trivia-minded readers with hours of entertainment. Are you curious about how to entertain an otter? Do you ever wonder how many cables it takes to hang a 5-ton airplane? Would you like to know what ancient work inspired Shakespeare’s famous star crossed lovers? Click on any of these questions to explore an online Smithsonian exhibit or article. The site can be scouted by the categories of Art, Culture, History, Science, Most Popular, and Most Recent. In all, the site is an entertaining entry into the Smithsonian’s vast online holdings. This will be added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™.

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Fossil Calibration Database

February 24, 2016

Fossil Calibration Database
http://fossilcalibrations.org/

The Fossil Calibration Database is an open-access resource that curates vetted fossil calibration points. In order to be included in the database, a calibration must pass peer review and meet best practices for phylogenetic and stratigraphic justification. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™

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CloudApp – Fast Way To Share and Collaborate

February 23, 2016

CloudApp – Fast Way To Share and Collaborate
https://www.getcloudapp.com/

Easily share anything, anywhere .. CloudApp is more than just screenshots & quick recording. Share images, videos, music, documents, code snippets, markdown files directly from Photoshop, Sketch and dozens of other apps! This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.

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ATOM – A Hackable Text Editor for the 21st Century

February 23, 2016

ATOM – A Hackable Text Editor for the 21st Century
https://atom.io/

Atom is a text editor that’s modern, approachable, yet hackable to the core—a tool you can customize to do anything but also use productively without ever touching a config file. Full-featured, right out of the box including a) Cross-platform editing – Atom works across operating systems. You can use it on OS X, Windows, or Linux; b) Built-in package manager – Search for and install new packages or start creating your own—all from within Atom; c) Smart autocompletion – Atom helps you write code faster with a smart, flexible autocomplete; d) File system browser – Easily browse and open a single file, a whole project, or multiple projects in one window; e) Multiple panes – Split your Atom interface into multiple panes to compare and edit code across files; and f) Find and replace – Find, preview, and replace text as you type in a file or across all your projects. You choose from thousands of open source packages that add new features and functionality to Atom—or build a package from scratch and publish it for everyone else to use. Atom comes pre-installed with four UI and eight syntax themes in both dark and light colors. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, you can also install themes created by the Atom community or create your own. It’s easy to customize and style Atom. You can tweak the look and feel of your UI with CSS/Less and add major features with HTML and JavaScript. Check out the video on setting up Atom. Atom is a desktop application built with HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and Node.js integration. It runs on Electron, a framework for building cross platform apps using web technologies. Atom is open source. If you’d like to be part of the Atom community or help improve your favorite text editor, find us on GitHub, Discuss and Slack. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.

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aText – Accelerate Your Typing

February 23, 2016

aText – Accelerate Your Typing
https://www.trankynam.com/atext/

aText accelerates your typing by replacing abbreviations with frequently used phrases you define. E.g. make an abbreviation “myname” to insert your name “First Middle Last” in any application. With aText you can easily avoid typing the same thing over and over. Features include: a) Insert images and formatted text; b) Capitalize new sentences. Correct double capitals; c) Insert the current date and time in any format. Insert day in the future or the past, for example: next Sunday, previous Monday; d) Embed clipboard content in snippet, embed another snippet, use editable fields in snippet, send any key (such as Esc, Tab, Enter, arrow keys, etc); e) Reposition the cursor in the expanded snippet; f) Invoke AppleScripts and Shell Scripts; g) Built-in snippets for misspelling correcting, HTML and JavaScript coding; h) Import data from TextExpander, TypeIt4Me, SpellCatcherX, Automaton, CSV file; i) Works in Windows virtual machine by Parallels (in single window mode), VMWare Fusion, VirtualBox. Works in Windows via TeamViewer and Remote Desktop Connection clients; and j) Sync via iCloud/Dropbox/Google Drive/SkyDrive. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.

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CrowdFund Beat – News and Information for Crowdfunding People

February 22, 2016

CrowdFund Beat – News and Information for Crowdfunding People
http://crowdfundbeat.com/

CrowdFund Beat Media International is an online source of news, information, events and resources for crowdfunding. We e-publish latest news and expert view related to the crowdfunding industry in the USA, Canada, UK, Italy, Germany, France, Holland and coming soon in Spain, Australia, Japan and China on a daily basis. With support of a group of crowdfunding professionals and experts, We are including an editorial column to our journal, in order to present a better perceptive on this new industry to our readers. At crowdfundbeat.com we think of our effort as an educational and informative service to the crowdfunding community, and appreciate your suggestions to make our work more helpful and efficient. This will be added to Financial Sources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Crowd Funding Resources 2016 white paper.

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IssueLab

February 22, 2016

IssueLab
http://www.issuelab.org/

For educators who don’t have access to giant university databases, paywalls can sometimes feel like a major impediment to the information and knowledge they’d like to share with their students. IssueLab can help overcome that difficulty. A service of the Foundation Center, the Lab “works to more effectively gather, index, and share the collective intelligence of the social sector.” Here educators will find over 18,000 and (counting) resources related to the world’s most pressing social quandaries. Readers may scout the site using the Explore function, which will sort resources by Authors, Issue Areas, and Geography, as well as by Special Collections related to topics such as Affordable Care Act, Arts Education, Gun Violence, Immigration Strategies, and many others. Readers may also conduct a keyword or advanced search if looking for more targeted material. In sum, this compendium of case studies, evaluations, white papers, and issue briefs is sure to inspire teachers of social studies, the humanities, earth science, and other subject areas. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™. From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout 1994-2015. https://www.scout.wisc.edu

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