Monthly Archives: August 2013

How to Encrypt your Gmail Messages with Google Docs

picture of WW 2 encryption machine

Has your paranoia about government snooping ratcheted up lately with all the revelations of NSA spying in its Prism program? If so, Amit Agarwal shows you how to use Google Docs to do very strong encryption to encode those messages.


EdWork 2.0 WebTools

Joel Josephson posts, via Stephen Downes OLDaily newsletter,

  “A collection of 18 useful videos produced for the Ed2.0Work EU project that introduce Skype, WizIQ, Voicethread, Voxopop, Blogger, WordPress, Tumblr, Posterous, AudioBoo, Slideshare, Prezi, Google Drive, Wikispaces, PBWorks, Diigo, Delicious, Reddit and the EU project Web20ERC.”

You can also check out the European take on learning and training pedagogies with the EdWork 2.0 Special Interest Group website.   Who wouldn’t want to know what number one Finland is up to.

Potter College Dean, David Lee, Makes Closing Remarks on Opening Day

Dean Lee Closing Remarks on Opening Day 2013 

If you click the link above it will take you to a site where you can watch and comment on the video.  It’s called Vialogues and is the brainchild of Columbia University’s EdLab.  Join for free and enjoy one of the handiest tools in the toolbox–even better than the ViceGrips.  Really.