Archive for November, 2009

Free Mind

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Useful freeware mapping tool

Revision PowerPoint

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

The symbol palette in Microsoft PowerPoint has always included the quarter fractions. Now you get the thirds and the eighths. Handy for quick revision PowerPoint presentations.

You can download a PowerPoint file with 20 slides with quick revision questions for level 1 Maths students. Covers money calculation questions, area and perimeter questions, unit conversion questions, questions [...]


Friday, November 20th, 2009

“An organization that wins by exercising power starts to lose the ability to win by doing better work. And it’s not fun for a smart person to work in a place where the best ideas aren’t the ones that win.”

Paul Graham, via daring fireball

I’m getting serious about mobile platforms. I need to decide [...]

Fish Soup

Friday, November 13th, 2009

“It is easy to turn the aquarium into fish soup, but it is more difficult to reverse the process”—Lech Walesa

Possibility space worksheet

Sunday, November 8th, 2009

One side on a topic in probability

Rodent on steroids

Saturday, November 7th, 2009

Orvieto, Italy, November 6, 2009: In partnership with the community, WarMouse announced the release of the OpenOfficeMouse, the first multi-button application mouse designed for the world’s leading open-source office productivity suite. With a revolutionary and patented design featuring 18 buttons, an analog joystick, and support for as many as 52 key commands, the OpenOfficeMouse [...]

Scientific Poster Links

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Students on science degrees usually learn how to present findings in the form of a ‘poster’. A science poster is a special kind of wall display invented so everyone who attends a conference can present their results even though there is not enough time for them all to speak. MS PowerPoint (and OpenOffice Impress) can [...]