From my Pinboard
- Tips for Screencasting – BrettTerpstra.com I’ve been doing a fair bit of screencasting for Glow Blogs Help over the last while. I am very much a quick & dirty screencaster, one take and light editing. These are a great set of tips for getting better screencasts. The tips are universal but Brett uses ScreenFlow which is my favourite screencasting tool too.
- Big Schools’ Birdwatch
Join in with our survey from 4 January-12 February 2016. Count birds with your class and tell us what you see. We’ll send you a free ID poster!
Looks like this could be a nice classroom/plaground activity to start the year with.
- Create cognitive plugins for Minecraft with Bluemix, Docker, and Watson ~ Stephen Downes
So here’s the concept: you can put the intelligence of a large artificial intelligence like IBM’s Watson into characters or objects that inhabit a virtual world like Minecraft. This is not theory; this 4-part tutorial provides detailed instructions on how to do exactly that.
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