Cool Tools Duel


In this segment Mark, Chris, and a few volunteers will share even more cool tools with you... and these are not even (necessarily) Google Tools. Each pair of presenters will square off in a cool tool duel, to be decided by your applause! Links to each tool will be archived here.

This competition was streamed live via ustream. Find the video and chat transcript here: UStream/Chat

Duel One


Chris Walsh vs. Mark Wagner

Mark Wagner


Duel Two


Lynne Herr
• Google Tech Talk about Human Computation (It's more interesting than it sounds!) Human Computation Lecture
• Esp game ESP Game
• Phetch game Phetch
• Peek a boom game Peek A Boom Game

Duel Three


Participant vs. Participant


Chris Pultz (ESU #18 - LPS) vs. Participant vs. Jeff Ingraham ESU#3
Del.icio.us
del.icio.us is a social bookmarking website -- the primary use of del.icio.us is to store your bookmarks online, which allows you to access the same bookmarks from del.icio.us, you can use tags to organize and remember your bookmarks, which is a much more flexible system than folders.
You can also use del.icio.us to see the interesting links that your friends and other people bookmark, and share links with them in return. You can even browse and search del.icio.us to discover the cool and useful bookmarks that everyone else has saved -- which is made easy with tags.

Jott.com
Jott™ is a revolutionary new service that automatically converts your voice into e-mail and text messages—anytime, anywhere, with any cell phone. Jott™ makes you more productive and efficient by capturing your ideas, notes to self, tasks, and more without using your keypad.




Jeff -
1. http://pics4learning.com (safe educational images from and for teachers and students.
2. http://www.picnik.com Online photo Editing
3. Photobooth in Mac os 10.5 allows for very easy greenscreening as well as easy creation of quicktime movies for video podcasts etc.
4. Secondlife software online virtual world