JotForm JotForm is a web based WYSIWYG AJAXy form builder. Its drag and drop user interface makes form building easy. Using JotForm, you can create forms, integrate them to your site and collect submissions from your visitors. Examples include...
- Contact Form
- Blog Contact/Survey
- Event Calendar
- Document Uploader
- Satisfaction Survey
- Time Sheet
- Job Application Form
- RSVP for a Party or Wedding
- Bug Tracker
- Reservation Form
Business Week has an article about Google Apps and reports that Google is preparing a Google Apps version of YouTube to create videos for training and employee communications. I hope this comes to the Apps version for education. We could post our student video projects and such without fear of being blocked by the district filter. by way of Mashable...
Chris O'Sullivan has created a Rails application (Display KML on a Map) that let's you quickly test KML code directly in Google Maps. While Google Maps will display KML files, the KML file first has to be saved someplace. This method allows you to copy and paste the KML code into a text field and then display the KML information within Google Maps. You then need to zoom the map in manually to display the KML information. This is nice for testing and saves time since you don't have to first upload the KML file in order to see how it looks in Google Maps... By way of OgleEarth
BookTour is a service that connects authors and potential audiences. Authors can create a page and folks looking for an author to speak to a group or gathering can contact the author and facilitate the connection. You can also search for scheduled book tour events and see when your favorite author will be visiting your city.
Intel Joins One Laptop Per Child"Intel and One Laptop per Child (OLPC) today announced they have agreed to work together to bring the benefits of technology to the developing world through synergy of their respective programs. Under the agreement, Intel and OLPC will explore collaborations involving technology and educational content. Intel will also join the board of OLPC."
Today Alan Levine pointed to VodPod, a video aggreation tool. A bit later I ran across this post from Mashable, 7 Online Video Aggregators Reviewed . It takes a look at 6 tools similar to and in addition to vodpod. They all allow you to organize video content from various sources in one place. All also have social components to them. I signed up for VodPod and think this will be a good tool for organizing video content I find on the web.
The Apple Blog has a posted a screencast: Quicksilver for Beginners. This is a good introduction for folks new to using the Mac OS X launcher/Swiss Army Knife application. I use Quicksilver quite a bit and find it to be a great tool for doing all kinds of tasks including launching applications, posting pictures to Flickr, making blog posts and a ton of other things.
Dave Winer is utilizing a site called BlogTalkRadio for sending TwitterGrams (voice messages via Twitter). You sign up and associate your phone number with your Twitter ID and by calling the BlogTalkRadio phone number, you record a message which is then sent as a post via Twitter. The Twitter post has link to the recording on BlogTalkRadio...