Cool Toys, August 2009


Here are the slides and links for this month’s Cool Toys Conversation group meeting. Remember, you can track these on a daily basis at Momentile: Cool Toys.

Crowdsourcing, Collaboration

Yelp A2: http://www.yelp.com/ann-arbor-mi
Collage: https://develop.www.umich.edu/collage/ (UM login ID required)
IndExhibit: http://www.indexhibit.org/
Universal Everything: http://universaleverything.com/

Citizen Journalism

AnnArbor.com
NewAssignment.net

Citizen Science, DIY Science, Crowdsourcing Science

Galaxy Zoo 2: http://galaxyzoo.org/
MakeZine: Isolate amniotic stem cells from a placenta, at home: http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2007/01/how_to_isolate_amniotic_s.html
Google Code: Semantic Science: http://code.google.com/p/semanticscience/
TheScientist: Video Awards: http://www.the-scientist.com/videoawards

Education

CloudSocial: http://www.cloudsocial.org/signin.php
CloudCollab: http://www.cloudcollab.com/
CourseSmart.com
OpenEd: http://opened.creativecommons.org/Main_Page

Graphics & Media

PaletteBuilder.com
Schillr.com
Youtube: Reporters Center: http://www.youtube.com/user/reporterscenter
TubeMogul.com

Health & Healthcare

SIDER: http://sideeffects.embl.de/
University of Maryland: Virtual Robotic Surgery Tour: http://www.umm.edu/virtualtours/standalones/roboticsurgery_ummc/tourfiles/flash/index.html

History

John Quincy Adams, via Twitter: http://twitter.com/JQAdams_MHS
Charles Darwin, Voyage of the Beagle, via Twitter: http://twitter.com/cdarwin

New Tools

Scr.im
Boopsie.com
OmniGraffle: http://www.omnigroup.com/applications/OmniGraffle/
Graffletopia.com
Google Fusion Tables: http://tables.googlelabs.com/public/tour/tour1.html

Social Media

SocialSafe: http://www.socialsafe.net/
PopURLs: http://popurls.com/
TrendMetr: http://www.trendmetr.com/
Personas: http://personas.media.mit.edu/
KnowEm?: http://knowem.com/

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