The Internet may well have its downsides, but it also has the potential to make us collectively smarter, according to open-science advocate Michael Nielsen. In Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science, Nielsen argues that networked digital tools, such as discussion boards and online marketplaces, can make it easier for scientists to pool their data, share methodologies, and find far-flung collaborators.
Lots of teachers love using Flubaroo - a Google Apps Script that helps teachers autograde and email Google Docs Form assessments. Dave let me know he released some new features based on feedback from teachers! To try it out, you can go to flubaroo.com