2010 in Review
So many ways to look back at this time of year when we move from one calendar to the next. This strikes me as arbitrary since my calendar is centered around the school year which starts in August. In any case, if you didn’t know what happened this year, here is a short retrospective collection to peruse.
First up, the best videos for Educators, according to Larry Ferlazzo:
- The Ten Best Videos For Educators — 2010 | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…
- Part Two Of The Best Videos For Educators — 2010 | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…
Significant technology events in the eyes of TechCrunch from 2010:
2010 brought the end to many significant web services (and a few that were insignificant)
- 15 services that met their end in 2010 | Webware – CNET
- U.S. News & World Report Joins The Print Deadpool
- BBC News – R.I.P. Sony Walkman (Snr)
Here’s hoping that Delicious.com isn’t one of them, but if it is…
Many new technology toys were introduced in 2010, which may be seen as the Year of Touch Computing:
- iPad – The Top 10 Everything of 2010 – TIME
- Tips & Tricks: More options for mobile editing on the the iPad – Official Google Docs Blog
- Is the optical drive going the way of the floppy? | Optical Drives | Macworld
2010 also brought us a great resource for introducing other educators to the current state of the Internet. I wonder how long before this publication is out of date?