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PUBLIC MARKS from jlesage with tag design

01 December 2006

Digital Web Magazine

by 34 others
see Nov. 27 06 and earlier, "The Rise of Flash Video" by Tom Green; many articles of interest to both designers and theorists in this ejournal

Black Film Research Online

good discussion of Black film in Chicago; also a large section on how to do Black film research on the Internet

AwesomeStories.com, The Story Place of the Web

by 1 other
narrative+history+pictures+encyclopedia; "safe, fast and fun way to learn the real story behind historic events, famous people, heroic exploits, legends, disasters, movies, plus topics of current and general interest"

Zoom In Online: the internet video channel providing essential info on media & entertainment

business and technology for media artists; many interesting perspectives and tech histories

Visual dictionary

by 3 others
just what it says, a dictionary but in pictures; kids will love it; a good way for learning English as a second language

Edward Tufte home site

by 4 others
lots here from a major figure in information graphics; especially interesting are many entries in section, "Ask E.T."

Art, Design, and Visual Thinking

by 3 others
a basic design text for art students, complete text and exercises onlin

Gene Pool

by 2 others
a science game: "a virtual Darwinian aquarium .. you initiate a primordial soup, and .. check up on what Virtual Mother Nature is up to - about every 15 min. (or every few days)"

28 November 2006

La FAQ d' ABFH et d' ABFHM

a French site with links to excellent animation, lots in 3D

HHMI's BioInteractive

by 1 other
excellent science site with explanations and many visuals; interesting site design

27 November 2006

Visuarios: broadcast your skills

how-to videos or, more commonly, audio/slideshows; useful rhetorically for both technical writing and instructional video learning; web2.0 sharing of video that is perhaps instructionally more useful than YouTube.

Dr. Chris Mullen, The Visual Telling of Stories, illustration, design, film, narrative sequences, magazines, books, prints etc

by 1 other
a very large historical archive, often from advertising, "to provide for all levels of possible viewer a visually orientated taxonomy of the ways in which pictures are used to tell stories." unique collection, also useful for many other purposes

eipcp.net

transversal is a multilingual web journal; interesting web design

SEOmoz's Web 2.0 Awards

March 06; useful discursive comparison by judges of top contenders in each of many categories, which rhetorically can be used to teach students how to write about the Internet; sizeable honorable mention lists

Google Page Creator

by 4 others
google tool for helping a person create their own web page and store it free online; very simple interface

Office 2.0 Database

by 42 others
Oct 06 list of numerous web2.0 apps related to office functions, plus links to reviews of them, when available.Effort to have all apps be on web and not desktop, including photo, sound, and video editing, web publishing, drawing.

Mojiti-video commentary software

by 12 others
useful for teachers making clips to analyze in class; "personalize any video with your story. With visual spotlights, you can narrate your personal videos, add captions or subtitles, or comment on any scene."

group hug // anonymous online confessions

by 9 others
like postsecrets but in prose; "type a note about a fault of your own, something you did or thought about and are not proud of"; filters out obvious lies, overtly vulgar, identifying specific others.

Google Help : Cheat Sheet

by 32 others
one page of tips to remind you of search protocols on Google

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

by 7 others
rather technical; useful list of many web2.0 bloggers; frequent comparison of sites serving a similar function