Issue number ninetythree (September 2008) in a series of Signposts sent by WorldU3A and U3AOnline Australia, once a month, to any and all U3A members anywhere in the world.
Please send snippets of possible interest to one of the editors.
Groups: The Mitchell and Kenyon collection is an amazing visual record
of everyday life in Britain at the beginning of the twentieth century. For
a 1901 example see http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=duspZzvrIKo
and "Unwanted Guests" at http://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=IeBn60WWTDU&NR=1 is very educational!
|Health: WisdomCards make it easy for you to find the most useful health resources for any health topic. Click on http://organizedwisdom.com/Home|
|Tutorials and Demonstrations: See http://www.jingproject.com/ The video explains it nicely and you can see a very good demo of it at http://screencast.com/t/VnIGxR07|
|Songza http://www.songza.com/ is a search engine that gives you easy access to streamable MP3s across the Web. Enter a song, artist, or both and Songza serves it up free of charge.|
|TECHNICAL TOPICS Thinking of running classes in website design? For site design tips and web design tutorials see http://www.boogiejack.com/|
|Drop.io - http://drop.io/ - is the simplest way to share files online. Simply set up a private space to drop any files by phone, email, web, widget or fax and then share them with whoever you want via a variety of outputs.|
|Martin Lewis' free
(and advert-free) money advice website has proved useful on many occasions.
It now has a page devoted to reviews of free office software and utilities.
Click on http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/
shopping/free-office-software (Thank you Peter Ridgway - U3A Spelthorne, UK).