We had intended to go to Cairns sometime just before Christmas, but Karen had to present a paper in Cairns on Tuesday so we decided to take our leave a bit early. We headed up to Port Douglas last Friday night straight after work and stayed there for three nights before returning to Cairns for Read more about Cairns[…]
… but I just noticed that Google Scholar has added citation exporting (which, for some reason, it calls importing; guess it depends which way you look at it) to a number of bibliography formats including Bibtex. To enable this feature, go to Google Scholar, then click the Scholar Preferences link next to the search bar. Read more about Call me slow…[…]
Speaking of Google acquisitions, YouTube has been snapped up by the Web search giant for the not insignificant sum of US$1.65 billion. YouTube was founded in February 2005. Not a bad pay-off for twenty months’ work! Okay, so a lot of the work was probably done before the company was founded, but still… Anyway, this Read more about From Zero to 1.65 billion in less than two years[…]
As I pointed out in my previous post, I have just discovered Writely. Writely also allows you to upload documents in Word, OpenOffice, RTF and other formats, and to export to a variety of formats including Word, OpenOffice and PDF.
This post was written using Writely, a web-based word-processing application. As far as web-based WYSIWYG word-processors go, I must say I quite like it. It even supports the direct posting of documents to your blog, as long as your blog software supports an XML-RPC based API (which WordPress and many others do). But blogging is Read more about Writely[…]