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Curious about Google Wave?

Posted by on September 30th, 2009

Google released Google Wave, a new real-time collaboration and communication tool, to 100,000 beta testers yesterday. If you’re not one of the early testers but are curious about what Google Wave can do, check out the detailed description in the LifeHacker blog. The Ribbit Wave gadget for conducting conference calls sounds particularly interesting!

Posted in: Communications Tools, Social networking, Web 2.0 Tools



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Wolfram Alpha Computational Knowledge Engine

Posted by on June 8th, 2009

Wolfram|Alpha is a new service on the web that calls itself a “computational knowledge engine.” Ask Wolfram|Alpha a question, and it produces results by doing computations from its internal knowledge base. It does not search the web or return lists of links. The site includes many example queries, including those related to health and medicine,… Read More »

Posted in: Search Tools, Web 2.0 Tools



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Evernote: Cool Tool for Keeping Track of Everything

Posted by on April 10th, 2009

Evernote is a free tool for keeping track of all kinds of information: tasks, web pages, parts of web pages, pictures, and business cards. Besides capturing textual information, Evernote has an optical character recognition feature that turns words from pictures into searchable information — you can take a snapshot of a business card or label,… Read More »

Posted in: Web 2.0 Tools



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Share Presentations with SlideShare

Posted by on February 23rd, 2009

SlideShare is a free service that allows you to share PowerPoint presentations on the web. You can upload PowerPoint presentations as is, or add audio to them. By adding “tags” or keywords to the presentation, others will be able to discover your presentations. (You will want to be sure there is no copyrighted material in… Read More »

Posted in: Web 2.0 Tools

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