Surprising Visuals

Monday, November 15th, 2010 Posted in visual learning | No Comments »

Searching for similar images online is an interesting way to explore visual literacy concepts.  Idee's multicolr search allows you to choose and image by up to 10 colors (no upload necessary) while ... Read more..

BING : A Review

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 Posted in search engines | No Comments »

After trying out a few sample searches on BING, I want share these thoughts on the tool, as it has been developed to date.  These comments are, of course, offered ... Read more..

Wolfram|Alpha Computational Knowledge Engine

Thursday, May 21st, 2009 Posted in search engines | No Comments »

Noted as "the first step in an ambitious, long-term project to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable by anyone," the engine allows researchers to enter a question or calculation, "using its ... Read more..

Duck Duck Go…..Web 2.0

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009 Posted in learning spaces, reviews, uncategorized | 1 Comment »

There isn't generally much "new" about a new search engine, at least when it comes to their appeal among young adults. Google, with it's images and broad/deep search extras ... Read more..