Web and Tech

I was really disappointed to see the disappearance of the Apture Plugin from my WordPress blog. It offered really dynamic web features like linking to twitter, Linkedin, Flickr Documents and […]


I installed the onswipe wordpress plugin a while back but only saw it in action for the first time today. When viewing my blog on an iPad it appears as […]

All of the bookmarks saved in My Diigo Library account have tags assigned to them. The example below show three items tagged ‘diigo’ However when I view all items with […]

Digital Researcher 2011

Digital Researcher 2011 of #dr11 was an event organised by Vitae showing PhD students how engaging with social media can assist their research. Although I didn’t attend this event, I […]

Extra long YouTube videos

Yesterday I received this message on the uolssds YouTube account which I manage and maintain. I’m really wondering what I have done to deserve this? This is the only explanation […]

After watch this great little tutorial by @jadekelsall on Creating an animated clock effect in PowerPoint I came across this tutorial on a blog post about 13 Cool E-Learning Ideas […]

Create a slide master

Often PowerPoint presentations are divided into several sections. This is a handy tip for producing online resources in which seperate sections or parts of PowerPoint presentations can be hyperlinked to […]

For some time now I have wanted to make more effective use of RSS feed on our website. The SSDS website is part of the University of Leicesters Plone CMS. […]