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Through a comment from Anne to the Everything You Need to Teach and Learn Online post – A hosted and open source web conferencing service will be in beta September 1.

Let’s hope its free, easy and web based… pleeeeze be so.

Dimdim is the Open Source web conferencing company. With Dimdim you can show Presentations, Applications and Desktops to any other person over the internet. You can chat, show your webcam and talk with others in the meeting. More..


Webfeeds are the plumbing that makes the Internet flow in my view. Here is a brief demo of how to set up and use Bloglines to tap into that flow.
An overview of BlipTV and why it is so Web2.1
The free and open source alternative to Photoshop is GIMP. I’m quite liking GIMP these days. Give it time, flush that Adobe hole in your pocket out of your system, and GIMP comes through with the goods. Here, I am using GIMP to create a simple image stack with layers. I use image stacks for slide show type resources.
I don’t use peanut butter wiki actually. I prefer or a mediawiki like Wikipedia – but some people like PB
How to use Videora to convert videos to the MPEG4 format ready for playback online or in a portable player like the iPod Movie
Wikipedia is the be all and end all!
The free and open source audio recorder and editor Audacity needs a little plugin before it can export files to MP3. Its a one of thing to do – but for those not used to installing software and plugins, it can be a bit tricky.. here’s how.
Odeo was a pretty cool web service where you could record audio to, and upload audio to – giving you a URL for audio blogging or podcasting. Lately though they’ve started adding ads in front of your audio 😦 if only all services could be like Blip!
Unyte is a little plugin for Skype that enables users to look at each other’s screen. Known as application sharing it is a great way to communicate online.


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