Friday, May 18, 2012

Fun E-Learning

There are lots of different approaches to the amorphous market of 'e-learning' but only a handful ever feel much like fun. I think amongst the best of these are sites like MangaHigh which teaches Math, or Moshi Monsters which has subtle learning tasks for kids.

Another which works well is Quipper

Monday, May 07, 2012

Steps For Learning a Foreign Language

Some useful steps for learning to be fluent in a foreign language

Steps for Making a Mobile App

Some useful steps for making your own mobile app.

How To Build An App Empire

UPDATE: Consider using from start to finish with cloud hosting and AppStore submission.

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Auto-Crop Your Photos

With you can upload your photos and have them intelligently cropped to some presets, like 3:2 or 4:3 aspect ratios.

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Why Go Away To College?

With so many online initiatives to bring more college courses to the internet, is it really necessary to be physically present at a university? For some subject matter and degrees, perhaps not. Here is an initiative from Harvard and MIT to offer free online courses.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Real-time Neighborhood Trends

Want to know what's going on in your part of the world that's popular? It would be neat to gather this information from all the nearby Foursquare check-ins. Well that's what is doing.

Review by The Verge