Month: August 2008

A Rabbi Meets YouTube

I’m always looking for ways to demonstrate how technology is relevant for our clients. So when I happened across this detailed explanation of how Rabbi D. Nimchinsky brought along his digital camera to snag some videos and upload them to YouTube during an 8th grade field trip to Washington DC, I was delighted. The good …

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Print to PDF with Ease

Here’s a trick we use when we have a collaborative online whiteboard project that we want to lose when we log out of our web meeting software. We simply print to PDF. This is handy too for documenting online receipts, itineraries and sending low-resource proposals and other documents that you don’t want in easily-editable Word …

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Nonprofit Website ROI

Most of my co-workers are a little freaked by the economy, but one of my nonprofit clients said something troubling to me the other day. He said many of his colleagues are reluctant to spend money on technology because they fear the recession. I don’t always believe you have to spend money to make money, …

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Gadget Monday Presents: Braille Karaoke

[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”708″,”attributes”:{“class”:”media-image”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”style”:””,”width”:”333″,”height”:”500″,”alt”:”Karaoke”}}]] [Image: Flickr user gregoryperez] Here’s a gadget that anyone who works with the visually impaired will love: karaoke in Braille. It’s from a Japanese company called Nippon Telesoft, actually two companies that have teamed up to build the special machine. A PC plugged into the karaoke machine translates lyrics into Braille and sends them …

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