Sun, 13 August 2006
Since the launch of Gmail and the (at the time) unheard of storage space of 2 gigabytes, a number of developers have created tools to allow users to use their Gmail accounts for file storage. Examples include the GMail Drive shell extension, an add-on for the Firefox browser - Gmail Space, and even an equivalent for Mac OS X. Each of these add-ons/applications allows users to seamlessly email files to their Gmail accounts, while appearing to the native OS as another drive. Likewise, there's been a lot of buzz about Google's launch of Google Spreadsheets , and their acquistion and integration of Upstartle and their online wordprocessor Writely. In this blogcast we discuss some of these online tools.
See www.nctt.org/blog for complete show notes.
Fri, 4 August 2006
recent issue of Wired magazine details six trends that are driving the global
economy. Not surprisingly, 5 of the 6
are spearheaded by ICT-enabled companies and rely on a number of technologies
that we seem to be discussing with greater regularity (SOAP,