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John Johnston
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For the last couple of weeks I’ve been playing with the Fridge I blogged about the other day. I was feeling pretty please with myself until I got a DM for Eric earlier this (UK) evening. He noticed that the dolch list on the screenshot of the webpage I…

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I’ve had a long term interest in digital ‘fridge’ poetry, making my first efforts with Flash around 15 years ago. A year or so ago I was excited by Fridge Poetry – Google Sheets as Database by Tom Woodward. There were a couple of goodies in that post,…

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Don’t even waste the 19 seconds that this screencast takes, just head over to WhaleSynth – A Unique Musical Experience and make some whale sounds. Via kottke. Lovely in many ways.

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TL:DR I’ve found a link that leads to google image search for  images labeled for noncommercial reuse. This is handy on iOS where it is hard to get to the Usage Rights Filter, here is the…

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Organising Pupil content on Blogs #Blogging #GlowBlogs

This is hopefully a useful tip for organising pupil created content on WordPress blogs like Glow Blogs. Most of the content posed to blogs consists of posts or pages. Posts join the stream, pages are static generally accessed from menus. This is another…

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Twitter Hugs @konarheim cc @ianinSheffield

On Wednesday this week I was talking into the mic. Not too unusual given I often broadcast on Radio #EDUtalk on Wednesday evenings. This week however I was talking to [Ian Guest](‪@IaninSheffield ‬) for his research on Twitter for CPD.…

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A few years ago I posed about an interesting use of Google reverse image search: http://johnjohnston.info/blog/google-image-search/ And over the years I’ve read a good few posts about the tool on Alan’s blog (e.g. The Hidden Complexity of Attribution,…

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WordPress twitter card idea

A little blue sky thinking, or borrowing some ideas from @davewiner & @mrkrndvs I wonder if a WordPress plugin could ape pngWriter and create images for twitter cards with the text from the excerpt on the image used by twitter. Like this, but with less…

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