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Typefaces Used In Some Of The World’s Most Recognized Logo Designs

Image by Emanuele Abrate and featured with permission<br>It’s inherent for designers to look at a logo and take in more than what’s shown at face value. …

How to share one iCloud Storage plan with your whole family

Apple’s Family Sharing iCloud feature was introduced back in 2014 with iOS 8, but for several years many users requested a way to share one iCloud storage plan with multiple accounts. Apple brought this option to users with iOS 11, but for many it’s not turned on by default. Follow along for how to …

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Here’s how you access the super creepy data Facebook has on you

Since 2010, Facebook allows you to download an archive file of all your interactions with the network. It’s a 5-click easy process that your grandmother can do (more details below).<p>Inside the .zip, lies an ‘index.html’ page that acts as a portal to your personal data. Visually, it looks like an …

6 of The Best Web Tools to Create Class Newspapers

Digital newspaper creation is a multimodal literacy activity you can use with your students in class to target a wide range of academic skills. The …

Apps stirring up trouble in schools

<b>(Getty/AntonioGuillem)</b><p>From teen hookups to live streaming, this year’s hottest social media can lead kids to risky behavior<p>Caroline Knorr<p>October 1, 2017 12:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared onCommon Sense Media.<p>How certain apps become popular with kids is a bit of a mystery. The best ones …

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50 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher

...The post 50 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher appeared first on TeachThought.

7 Excellent YouTube Channels for Social Studies Teachers

April 5 , 2016<br>A few weeks ago, we shared with you here in EdTech and mLearning a chart featuring some of the best YouTube channels for teachers. …

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Teach your kids to code with this neat Minecraft lesson

Minecraft, which innocently started out as a vast open-world block-based game, is probably the closest thing to crack cocaine for kids. Its popularity with the grade school set is likely what helped it become one of the best-selling games of all time, turned the game’s developers, Mojang, into a …

10 Good Resources for Geography Awareness Week

Geography Awareness Week begins today. This is my favorite academically-themed week of the year because I have enjoyed learning about geography and …

8 New Educational Web Tools and Apps for Teachers

November 9, 2015<br>New EdTech Tools series is back to you with this collection of educational websites and mobile apps to be featured in our blog for …

10 Tips for Teachers Using YouTube in the Classroom

10 Tips for Teachers Using YouTube in the Classroom<p>Updated on January 3, 2016<p>The YouTube Paradox<p>YouTube is an amazing resource for the classroom, and …

The biggest trends in the future of communications

Over the past three months, we have been exploring the future of communications. We’ve looked at everything from what types of companies are using SMS to asking how safe are your Bitcoins. We collected the biggest trends together to give you an overview on where communications will be going in the …

Eiffel Tower's green makeover continues with wind turbine addition

Last year we reported on the ongoing sustainable makeover of the Eiffel Tower's first-floor. Work continues on turning the tower green, and as part …

Clean Energy is Just Smart Business for Leaders like Apple, Google

By Peter Sopher<p>Apple and Google have changed our lives forever, both because of their technological innovations and sheer size as global corporations. Now, they’re aiming to reshape the energy landscape.<p>This month, Apple announced plans to spend nearly $2 billion on European data centers set to run …

The 10 Most Sustainable Cities That Will Thrive As The World Crumbles

A new ranking looks at three factors that go into making a city successful: people, planet, and profit.<p>When we talk about the future of societies, a lot of times we mean the future of cities. By 2050, 70% of the planet is likely to be in an urban center, and these places will account for a lion’s …

Envisioning Eco-Friendly Architecture in Paris

The 2007 Paris Climate Action Plan set a goal of reducing the city’s environmental footprint by 75% by 2050 (using 2004 as the base year), including …

What does sustainable living really mean?

Despite the significant risks for human and non-human life, greenhouse gas emissions (GhG) are still rising. Something has to give – and that …

Apple TV: The ultimate guide

Welcome to your new set-top box.The fourth-generation Apple TV is here. It brings Siri, third-party apps and game controllers, a new Home screen, …

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Are You 'Fit' To Be an Entrepreneur?

It was both scary and empowering. But ultimately, once you have learnt this and tested it a few times, it is great to know that you have full control over what your body looks like. Full control over whether you can push your body further this week then you did last week. (PS, the bible for …

3 Keyword Data Workarounds for An Organic Search Campaign

<i>Stanley Meytin is the founder and Creative Director at</i> <i>True Film Production</i><i>, a New York City-based video production company that creates videos for businesses and brands all over the world.</i><p>In October 2011, Google began to mask its keyword data, ostensibly for the sake of privacy. In Google …

Here's The Evidence That Google's Search Results Are Horribly Biased

It's a Chrome browser extension that Yelp says strips Google+ pages from Google's search results, forcing the search engine to display only the "organic" results Yelp says Google would serve if it wasn't biased in favor of Google's own sites and links.<p>The device lets you compare Google's results …

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Everything You Need to Know About Social Network Ello

You’ve probably seen it pop up in your Facebook feed. Or maybe someone on Twitter linked to their account. The entire internet is alive with talk of Ello, the anti-Facebook social network.<p>An anti-Facebook sounds pretty cool right? But what exactly does that mean? And is it worth your time and …

How Flat Design Made The Apple Watch Possible

Flat design is good business.<p>After years of speculation, the Apple Watch is finally here. And though it runs iOS, it has its own user interface, with a home screen bursting with tiny little bubbles, each one of which represents an app. Why circular icons when Apple uses rounded squares for iPhone …

7 Ways to Cultivate Your Daily Blogging Practice

<i>“How do I create consistent content that I don’t get paid to do? I have a business to run.”</i><p>Content can drive your business. The more content you create (which can be writing, videos, audio, drawings) the easier it will be for readers and potential customers to see value in your expertise and what …

Google Launches Website Call Conversions for AdWords

Google today launched a new AdWords tool called Website Call Conversions, which lets advertisers identify and measure calls from their website that occur after an ad click. The company explains that many customers only call a given business after clicking through an ad and learning more about the …

Optimizing Websites for Goal-Oriented and Unintentional Visitors

<i>Dr. Liraz Margalit is the Customer Experience Psychologist at ClickTale. This article was co-written with Udi Zisquit.</i><p>After a long day at work, people often find themselves in need of a mental break, and one of the most popular ways to relax in the 21st century is to immerse oneself in digital …

Google Glass goes on sale to US public

Google has put its Glass headset on sale to anyone in the US who can pay the $1,500 price.<p>The eyewear-mounted device, which is still at the beta development stage, would be on sale until stocks ran out, Google said.<p>The company said on a blogpost on Tuesday that it had "decided to move to a more …