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Headliner: make videos with no equipment ... for free

Headliner: make videos with no equipment … for free

UTILTY: In our age of minuscule attention spans, videos are the most favoured method of communicating. Headliner is a browser-based app that will make sophisticated videos for you with nothing more than a voice recording. SOURCE: Headliner ...
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Litsy: where books make friends

Litsy: where books make friends

UTILITY: Litsy is a place to share and discover your favourite books with your favourite people. The Litsy community is a groundswell of passionate readers, authors, celebrities, and more. Share bookish moments with Quotes, Reviews, and Blurbs. Explore recommendations from readers, not algorithms. SOURCE: Litsy ...
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Creedo: presentation app plus deep dives, forks, polls and audience interaction

Creedo: presentation app plus deep dives, forks, polls and audience interaction

UTILITY: Creedoo is a browser-based presentation software that possesses added muscle in terms of audience interactivity. SOURCE: Creedo ...
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Sli.do: audience interaction made powerful and easy

Sli.do: audience interaction made powerful and easy

UTILITY: Slido is an easy-to-use web app that gives your entire audience a voice. Power to the people. A good tool for the majority in an audience who are nervous about putting their hands up and asking questions. An effective counter against know-it-alls who dominate the Q & A sessions. SOURCE: Slido ...
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Five Books: The best books on everything

Five Books: The best books on everything

WEBSITE: Today, our knowledge goes well beyond anything imaginable; if anything there is too much to read. Five Books is building a comprehensive library of knowledge, curating recommendations on any topic you might want to read books about. It has covered 1,055 topics so far and aims to add at least two new ones every week. SOURCE: Five Books ...
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6 degrees of ... Wikipedia

6 degrees of … Wikipedia

UTILITY/ WEBSITE: “Six degrees of separation” is a well known meme which postulates that any two people in the world can be connected, in six steps or less, by people, mutually known to each other.This utility extends the concept using Wikipedia’s gigantic storehouse. Enter any two topics and the programme will connect them via known Wikipedia topics. SOURCE: 6 degrees of Wikipedia ...
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The political compass: take a test to find out where you stand

The political compass: take a test to find out where you stand

UTILITY/ WEBSITE: If you consider the points in a political compass as Left-Right and Authoritarian-Libertarian, where do you stand? Take this test to find out. And, get a nicely formatted, multi-colour certificate with your name on it at the end of the session. There is also a large collection of resources on this subject. SOURCE: Political Compass ...
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How compassionate architecture can create dignity for all

How compassionate architecture can create dignity for all

VIDEO: This video takes to task the lack of diversity in design that leads to thoughtless, compassionless spaces. Design has a unique ability to dignify and make people feel valued, respected, honoured and seen. The speaker, John Cary, calls for architects and designers to expand their ranks and commit to serving the public good, not just the privileged few. "Well-designed spaces are not just a matter of taste or a questions of aesthetics," he says. "They literally shape our ideas about who we are in the world and what we deserve." SOURCE: TED ...
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CEEV: Transform your LinkedIn profile into a spectacular resume

CEEV: Transform your LinkedIn profile into a spectacular resume

UTILITY: Stop wasting time typing up a new resume every time. Use what you already have - your LinkedIn profile. It only takes a click. SOURCE: CEEV ...
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Stencil: make images and graphics like a pro

Stencil: make images and graphics like a pro

UTILITY/ WEBSITE: Creating visual content should be simple, fun and lightweight. Stencil is designed to help you create beautiful looking images faster than ever before. Even if you've never used an image editing program, you can pick Stencil up and use it in seconds. SOURCE: Stencil ...
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TurboNote: Collect all thoughts during online video surfing

TurboNote: Collect all thoughts during online video surfing

UTILITY: Capture important moment of online video. TurboNote provides in-page video note taking experience, it helps you keep your ideas right with the video. You can easily come back and review the video and idea at specific moment any time you want! SOURCE: TurboNote ...
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SMMRY (pronounced SUMMARY): the best text summarising tool on the Internet

SMMRY (pronounced SUMMARY): the best text summarising tool on the Internet

UTILITY/ WEBSITE: : Don't let the stark, visually unappealing interface get in the way of the value of this site. It is easily the best, most powerful utility of its kind. The plain interface comes with a host of options for refining the output. SMMRY was created to summarise articles and text. SMMRY's mission is to provide an efficient manner of understanding text, which is done primarily by reducing the text to only the most important sentences. SOURCE: SMMRY ...
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Infogram: creating engaging infographics from data

Infogram: creating engaging infographics from data

INFOGRAPHIC/ UTILITY/ WEBSITE: Beautiful charts, maps, graphics, and dashboards are a snap with Infogram. Create engaging infographics and reports in minutes. More than 35 interactive charts and over 500 maps to help you visualise data, including pie charts, bar graphs, column tables, and word clouds. SOURCE: Infogram ...
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5 best sites for photo essays and news in pictures

5 best sites for photo essays and news in pictures

WEBSITE/ UTILITY: You know that you can read the news in a paper, listen to it on the radio, or watch it on TV. But not many know that you can also see what’s happening around the world as photos or slideshows. Journalistic photo essays have been around for some time now. SOURCE: Make Use Of ...
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The punctuation guide: a Swiss Army Knife for all writers

The punctuation guide: a Swiss Army Knife for all writers

WEBSITE/ UTILITY: This website is a must for all writers. It is particularly relevant in an era where communication is by text messages, abbreviations, emoticons and the like. Clearly written prose is a difficult exercise. Proper punctuation clarifies the thought process behind a written statement. A comma in the wrong place can change meaning entirely; a colon or a semicolon in the right place makes a sentence elegant. This visually simple, easily navigable utility is a comprehensive guide to [American] punctuation. SOURCE: The Punctuation Guide ...
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