Camtasia vs. CaptivateGeneral

by Meredith Farkas on 4/16/2005 with 24 comments

Note: This review is from 2005 and is not relevant to current versions of Camtasia and Captivate. A few years ago, my husband bought Camtasia 1.1 so that we could create software demos for his business. While there were certainly a number of problems with the software, it gave us what we wanted, and we …

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Cool tool for bookmarklet multitaskingGeneral

by Meredith Farkas on 1/31/2005 with 0 comment

Are you torn between using furl, del.icio.us, and the growing number of similar sites? Well worry no longer friends! Steven Cohen just posted about one of the cooler bookmarklet tools I’ve seen. Delicious Furled Tea Bookmarklet Maker allows users to post websites to several bookmarking sites (del.icio.us, furl, Connotea, etc.) at the same time. It …

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PLA blog is up!General

by Meredith Farkas on 1/13/2005 with 0 comment

The PLA Blog is now up and running! It will have some great public library-related reports from the ALA Midwinter Conference by some very familiar faces in the library blogging world. It’s almost as good as being there! I’d wanted to go, but couldn’t really justify the expense considering my current lack of employment. I …

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5 Things I likeGeneral

by docwolf on 1/7/2005 with 4 comments

Meredith asked me to write about 5 things i think work pretty well. And i do as i’m told. So here they are. 1) Konica/Minolta DiMAGE Scan Dual IV This is a so-called ‘film scanner’ or ‘slide scanner’. It lets you scan 35mm film negatives or slide positives into the computer. The resulting output is …

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Hope for those with Linux-compatibility issuesGeneral

by Meredith Farkas on 12/3/2004 with 0 comment

I’m surprised I hadn’t heard more about this news before I found this encouraging CNET article via Librarian’s Happen. Apparently, Adobe is moving into open source software development and marketing. They won’t specify exactly what their plans are, but the fact that they are hiring a Director of Linux Market Development and a computer scientist …

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