Category: Accessibility

280 Slides

I’ve just had a wee play with 280 Slides. I’m impressed. It let me search online for images & videos that could be embedded, and then let me upload it to slideshare. In terms of Presentations, it’s not got too many choices, just a few backgrounds & a few layouts – but given that most…

Audio bits and bobs.

EveryZing – attempts to analyse the audio in online audio and video to enable searching (Technical details are outlined in SpeechTechMag). I’ve just tried searching “News” for “Peter Tobin” – who has cropped up a lot in the UK news in the past few days. I didn’t get any hits, though when I extended this…

Scribd

Quentin d’Souza has uploaded his Web 2.0 ideas for Educators to scribd. It’s similar to Zoho, Google Docs etc., in that you can upload Word Documents etc. It differs in that they are then designed for viewing – as .pdf, Word, plain text – and, which I think could be useful for quite a few…

Read Pal

ReadPal is an interesting looking piece of software. It claims that it lets you read faster than you might otherwise on screen. I’ve had a look, and I think that it could have some uses – the first problem I ran into was the fact that it only integrates with IE, not with Firefox (didn’t…