Saturday, November 29, 2008

Need to convert your docx file?

Ok, so I thought could do it. Tough luck (for now). Perhaps sometime soon. So I fired up the trusty search engine. You should know by now.

After unsuccessfully trying out at least 3 online file converters, I realized I needed something better than a service that requires a fee for a year's worth of file conversion service. Then I discovered Price per month FREE, Maximum file size: 100 MB. You'd need to shell out money for anything beyond that though. Guess that doesn't apply to me.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

What happens when you cross IM, Mindmap & voice?

You'll have a "shared, visual workspace. Use it as a collaboration environment, a meeting room, a personal web-based whiteboard, or something entirely new." That's according to Emily Chang in a November 6, 2006 post.

Then I discovered something entirely new: online tutorial. Check it out to get a flavor of

Note: I just realized I had already bumped into it sometime in 2007 in the context of the "Sociology of Web 2.0." Thanks to the predictive feature of tags in

Friday, November 14, 2008

Edu 2.0 goes to Manila

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Ordinary people have deja vue

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... great people wax prophetic.

"There is no question about it. In the next 40 years a Negro can achieve the same position that my brother has." Robert F. Kennedy, 1961

Read the original context here.

Saturday, November 01, 2008

If only the real John McCain had been running

This is something I gathered recently from The Economist.

My 2 cents: OK, so in 3 days someone big gets elected. But whether it's Obama or McCain wouldn't seem to make much of a difference. It's the global economy, stupid! Then again, perhaps I'm looking for a superhero?