Posts by tag: education

Cool Web Apps & Sites November 29, 2018 posted by

Climate Visuals – this website is putting a human face on climate change

Climate change is a big deal but we have a hard time visualizing it. When we think of climate change most of probably think of polar bears and industrial smoke stacks but it turns out those images don’t really connect well and turn into action. Climate Visuals is a library of images that capture climate change in a way that we can understand and prompt people to engage.

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Climate Visuals – this website is putting a human face on climate change
Cool Web Apps & Sites August 8, 2018 posted by

MasterClass – online learning from the best in their fields

There are a ton of online learning resources out there but most of them geared to learning skills that could maybe help you get a better job, not necessarily follow your dreams and are taught by just normal everyday people. If you want to do something more less employment geared and learn from a master, there’s MasterClass, the online learning portal where you learn from the masters, which is to say famous people.

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MasterClass – online learning from the best in their fields
Cool Web Apps & Sites July 16, 2018 posted by

The Wisdom and/or Madness of Crowds – see why we think what we think in this informative game

The madness and wisdom of crowds has been a topic of discussion for centuries. What makes some crowds do great things and turns others into mobs? How do we decide which side of the fence we fall on? Is it just listening to our friends and following the status quo or is it something more? Surprise, it’s something more and the game, Wisdom and/or Madness of Crowds will help you understand.

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The Wisdom and/or Madness of Crowds – see why we think what we think in this informative game
Free Software July 12, 2018 posted by

Google Lens – find out more about your world with just your phone

Wouldn’t you love to just point your phone at something and know instantly what it is? That’s the basic premise behind Google Lens, the app that looks up your world from an image. Combining the camera on your phone and the extensive knowledge of the world wide web, Google will let you know what anything is, just by pointing your lens at it. At least that’s the concept.

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Google Lens – find out more about your world with just your phone