Live Stream Through a Google Map

Did you know that in the same way that you can add a video to a Google slide, you can insert video into a Google Map? (and, of course, you can add a simple web link if the video you want is not on YouTube, but on another source.) Watch this video for a quick tutorial on how to create new maps on Google Maps, using the creation of a WW2 Key Events map as an example. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=54&v=rV6u1IQcvrM Live stream images combined with ...

How should I cite this photo?

I recently read a blog post that featured this cute picture of 2 meerkats.  I couldn't see an image credit under the photo, so I looked at the bottom of the page, and found "Image source: Pixabay " This did not tell me enough about the image.  Clicking on the link, I learned that Pixabay is an online source of Creative Commons and stock images.  By doing a Google search for that image, I could find the precise URL of the meerkat image, https://pixabay.com/en/meerkat-animal-wild-wildlife-255564/ (as well as 402 ...

Credit Where Credit is Due

Part of being a principled scholar, an  honest internet user, and an good digital citizen means giving credit to the other people's work which  you use in your own.  In this post, we will talk about images, though any media can be licensed. Of course, you have chosen images that are licensed for re-use (a Creative Commons license) or are in the public domain.  How are you going to format the image credit? To properly attribute a Creative Commons image you should Name the title (if given) and author ...

Is it a Plane? Is it a Bird? No! It’s a CLICHÉ (Part 1)

A recent comment (thanks Greg!) made me think about images that examiners see repeatedly, the stereotypes, the clichés. Greg’s particular bête noir is the half human, half robot face. It’s a cliché now, of course, but at some point – a long time ago – it wasn’t. When I first saw Westworld in the mid-70s (Michael Crichton director and writer, 1973) the Yul Brynner cowboy robot seemed at the time (to me) a great image. In fact I did some ‘human face/robotic structure drawings’ ...

Images of atoms

There is a great article on the BBC website - it was published back in 2009 but shows some lovely images of atoms found in carbon nanotubes. You can read more and view the articles by clicking here. By Original hochgeladen von Schwarzm am 30. Aug 2004; Selbst gemacht mit C4D/Cartoonrenderer, GNU FDL [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons