This website lists textbooks available online for free. As colleges look at reducing cost of learning associated with some of the required reading, teachers can adapt books from this library instead of using traditional bookstore offerings.
Great article by Ferris Jabr looking at differences between reading on paper and E-readers.
E-readers and tablets are becoming more popular as such technologies improve, but research suggests that reading on paper still boasts unique advantages. In the referenced article ease of reading, comprehension and recalling the learned information out of long term memory is debated looking at some new research.
Innovative car companies are doing away with patents with the hopes of advancing their development and getting other companies on board in furthering their cause.
Tesla opens patents.
Success of Android operating system over Blackberry's proprietary software.
It seems that companies sharing their proprietary software can engage the development community and evolve with development of their software with complementing apps. Users like the choice and continual development and react by purchasing more products running the open software platforms.
This is a great infographic tool that lets you create professional and informative graphics to be used in marketing or classrooms. The tool is quite easy to use, the free version does contain a great deal of features to get any presentation running smoothly and easily. You will need to use a separate audio tool for audio recordings.
I was mindful of not overloading the presentation with too much information is that can sometimes be overwhelming to an audience trying to grasp new information.