Weekly Web Harvest for 2019-03-24
- Please TRU Write With Me, I’m All Shiny And New – CogDogBlog
Until now, the editor did not automatically embed media from sites like YouTube, vimeo, twitter, SoundCloud from a plain URL — the user had to trust it would happen.
An interactive math resource worth looking at.
h/t Clint Lalonde
- Choose Simple Solutions Over Flexible Ones | Thinking Sideways
What my colleague failed to realize is that flexibility does not come for free: You pay for it with increased code complexity (and with pointless switch-statements).
Perkeep (née Camlistore) is a set of open source formats, protocols, and software for modeling, storing, searching, sharing and synchronizing data in the post-PC era. Data may be files or objects, tweets or 5TB videos, and you can access it via a phone, browser or FUSE filesystem.
- mholt/timeliner: All your digital life on a single timeline, stored locally
Timeliner is a personal data aggregation utility. It collects all your digital things from pretty much anywhere and stores them on your own computer, indexes them, and projects them onto a single, unified timeline.
- School Stumbles Upon Chalkboards From 1917 During Renovation, Perfectly Preserved Lessons Provide Rare Look Into Past. | The Literacy Site Blog
Principal Sherry Kishore says she loves the discovery, and she’s been amazed to see how the school taught basically the same lessons back then as it does today, but the teaching techniques are totally different.