A number of iPad software apps support reading, reviewing, editing, archiving, and sharing documents. The increasing popularity of the device among students and faculty raises questions about the usefulness of those in the context of research: How to manage bibliographies? How to store and share annotations? How to access online academic journals?
Together with my [...]
For the last several weeks I have been busy preparing for this summer’s Sea Island Field School. I am very grateful to Rich Holeton and Makoto Tsuchitani to have given me the opportunity to provide every student of the group with an iPad2 this year. Building on last year’s experience and with this year’s project [...]
With a recent revamping of our Spatial Interest Group Website we decided to take a look at social networking tools and how we might employ them for a greater visibility for the site and a more dynamic content. It caused me to revisit Twitter, to explore the possibility to set up a group account (for [...]