Google Docs

17 Note-Taking Tips That'll Make Everyone In Class Want To Copy You

Yes, this means you have to go to class.<p><i>Some responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

Evernote

Why This CEO Trained His Employees To Do His Job

Aytekin Tank wanted to take a three-month paternity leave, but he didn’t expect that the time away would make him a better leader.<p>Having a baby changes your life, and for Aytekin Tank, founder and CEO of the online form builder JotForm, launched in 2006, it also changed his company. Tank had …

Paternity Leave

Is There A Single Online Service Not Put At Risk By SESTA?

Earlier today, I wrote up a list of the many problems with SESTA and how it will be abused. Over and over again, we've seen defenders of the bill -- …

11 Classic Tumblr Moments That Will Leave You Feeling Great

Thank you Tumblr for never failing to live up to your weird reputation.<p>1. Can't argue with that.<p>2. Cars just got a whole lot darker.<p>3. I really hope …

Humor

Team Library 1.0

Components — buttons, icons, dialogs and whathaveyou — play a crucial role in many companies’ design systems. Organizations need the ability to share …

Digital Design

Technical 'glitch' sees YouTube, Gmail Google Docs outage in India

Google experienced a technical glitch which saw services including YouTube, Gmail and Google Docs shut down in India and across several other parts …

Google

Gmail Meltdown: What Actually Happened On Tuesday Night?

Marketers are so focused on cybersecurity that they may be ignoring another technological threat: Massive email system outages.<p>For instance, Gmail …

Advertising Industry

Education Is Unbundling—Three Key Trends to Watch

Technology in the classroom has come a long way since its advent in the 1920s, when teachers would air radio broadcasts about topics relevant to …

FCC

13 Collaboration Systems To Keep Your Remote Marketing Team Connected And Productive

With 3.7 million employees working from home, according to a report by Global Workplace Analytics, remote teams are becoming more and more common. But communicating with remote workers on your marketing team can be quite a challenge and may lead to loss of focus on important projects.<p>Fortunately, …

Collaboration

Sub-$20 Arduino-Based Telemetry System

[William Osman] set out to prove that unlike expensive commercial data logging rigs, he could get the same results for under twenty bucks. He wanted …

Arduino

Phishers targeting LinkedIn users via hijacked accounts

A new phishing campaign has been spotted hitting LinkedIn users via direct messages and the LinkedIn InMail feature.<p>They are sent from legitimate …

Identity Theft

Gmail and other popular Google services experienced a partial service outage at a very bad time

Some of Google's most popular services, including Gmail and Google Calendar, experienced technical problems on Tuesday, preventing some users from accessing their email and other data.<p>Users were reporting slowness and connectivity errors for several of its services, Google said in a message posted …

Advertising

8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google

Pinterest<p>It’s NOT About Google, It’s About the LEARNING! – PART 2: Digital Citizen<p>I am a big fan of using Google tools to support learning, and I …

Digital Citizenship

The 32 Best Google Docs Add-ons in 2017

A word processor requires very little—a blank page, typography tools, and a way to save, print, or share your finished documents. The earliest word …

Google

How to download LibreOffice documents from Google Drive in their native format

Have you been tried to work with and share LibreOffice documents within Google Drive, only to find them converting to MS Office format? Here's how to …

Google Drive

How to Cite Sources in Google Docs

Pinterest<p>Citing Sources in Google Docs<p>Did you know you can EASILY cite sources without ever leaving Google Docs? Yep! It’s so easy!<p>This is just one …

Atlanta-area mosques open their doors to Irma evacuees - The Washington Post

ATLANTA — Al-Farooq Mosque was one of roughly 20 in Georgia that opened its doors to offer shelter for hurricane evacuees, and by mid-day Sunday it had welcomed nearly 200 people.<p>So far, nine of the 20 mosques — most of which are in metro Atlanta — are hosting evacuees. Others were on standby to …

Mosques

Google is killing off Drive sync client in March: Here's what replaces it | ZDNet

Google has detailed the options for replacing the Drive client for consumers and enterprise users.<p>Google has launched Drive File Stream, a newish …

Google Drive

Visualize your Slack work with Pingpad Boards – Pingpad for Slack

I know what you're thinking... "hey, that looks like a Trello board?"<p>It does indeed! With some key differences:<p>Every Slack channel automatically gets …

Collaboration

How to Teach Grammar in the Digital Age

From Texting to Teaching: Grammar Instruction in a Digital Age by Hyler and Hicks led teacher Desiree Tabor Carter to think about technology tools …

Teaching

Production Coordinator

<b>Location:</b> New York, NY<p>We are looking for an experienced and energetic Production Coordinator to join our busy Production Department. The ideal …

Adding to Student Success with Google Add-ons

I don’t work at a learning institution that uses Google Classroom, but I do require students to sign up for a Google account. With a Google Drive …

Education

A Google Drive outage is wreaking havoc right now

Are you have trouble accessing your Google Docs? It’s because Google drive appears to be down. People, of course, have taken to Twitter to announce/complain/etc. At 10:37 a.m. ET, Google wrote on its status page that it is “<b>investigating reports of an issue with Google Drive</b>. We will provide more …

Google

4-Year Subscription to Droplr

If you work collaboratively within visual media you’ll definitely want to check out today’s Daily Deal, a 4-Year Subscription to Droplr. This …

Walmart's NVIDIA partnership could diversify its revenue streams

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Last week, US retailer Walmart unveiled plans to use NVIDIA’s graphic processing units (GPU) to power machine learning tools in its burgeoning cloud computing …

Business

Latest Microsoft Office 365 Updates Emphasize Teamwork

New updates include Excel co-authoring, enhanced IT controls for Teams in the classroom and richer contact profiles in Outlook.

Enterprise Tech

My friends at Google: it is time to return to not being evil

I have known Google longer than most. At Opera, we were the first to add their search into the browser interface, enabling it directly from the …

Google

Massive Wave of MongoDB Ransom Attacks Makes 26,000 New Victims

Ransom attacks on MongoDB databases rekindled last week and over the weekend with the emergence of three new groups that hijacked over 26,000 …

Information Security

Slack and Trello and Google Docs, oh my! On realizing I am a technological dinosaur

The Nerf dart was the last straw.<p>That I didn’t see it coming was part of the problem. Everything and everyone around here moves too fast. When I came …

Hunter S. Thompson

Google Takes Classroom Lead, While Apple and Microsoft Fight for Second Place

Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google has edged out Apple (AAPL) and Microsoft (MSFT) to become the most popular tech name in U.S. classrooms.<p>This position is …

Jim Cramer