I learned about this list through Charlotte Public Library Learning 2.0. Also one or 2 participants have done this.
1. Take a digital picture with a camera and/or phone and download it to your
2. Register at Blogger and start a blog. Post every once in a while and add a
3. Register at Bloglines and aggregate your blog and RSS subscriptions into one
reader. Check out what other blogs align with your interests.Done
4. Look at Facebook and see the next generation of social networking. Done and
have an account
5. Set up a Flickr account and post a few of digital photos online. Tag and
annotate them. Done
6. Look at LibraryElf and see the potential for personal library tools. Done
7. Check out LibraryThing and catalogue a few books from your personal
8. Register at MSN Photo Album and build an album to share with friends, family,
or colleagues. Have Yahoo Photos instead
9. Check out Myspace and see how this service has become so huge globally. Done
I even have an account
10. Have some fun with the links on the
Generator Blog. Will do
11. Download Firefox and compare it to Explorer and Opera. Done
12. Research bookmarklets and try a few. Done
13. Revisit Yahoo! and remind yourself why it is visited more than Google. Done
14. Learn about iFILM and viral video. Will
15. Get a PubSub account and start searching the future. Can’t went bankrupt
16. Make a map of all the countries or states you’ve been to at Visited
17. Experiment with some sound and picture search engines like Podscope. Done
18. Try some new Web search engines like Exalead, Wink, Gravee, Clusty, Mooter,
Kartoo, etc., or others you can find at Search Engine Watch’s list.
19. Learn more about visual display tools like
Grokker. Will do
20. Check out Google Base and see what the fuss is all about.
21. Register with NetFlix and rent a movie. Learn how to deal with streaming
22. Get a Del.icio.us account and play with social bookmarking and tags. Done
23. Play with Blinkx and learn about searching TV shows, video and podcasts.
24. Try MovieFlix too. There are plenty
of free movies here to learn to do this.
25. Set up a Google Picasa account. Post a picture and then edit it. Done
26. Download an MP3 file to your PC, laptop or phone. Try iTunes, LimeWire,
Kazaa, or eDonkey. Look for something that’s not music too. Done
27. Listen to a podcast. There are quite a few about library issues, too .Done
28. Find your home and your office on Google Maps. Done
29. Check out your local public library’s website. You’ll likely find some cool
stuff like talking books for that long commute, or classical music collections,
or eBooks. Done
30. Change your ring tone so you don’t jump when everyone else’s default ring
goes off. Done
31. Visit the Google Labs site regularly. Done
32. Set up a personalized Google or My Yahoo! page Done both
33. Play with JibJab. Done
34. Play with Wikipedia. Edit an entry, feel the network. Played but no edit
35. Play with Copernic and extend your searching.
36. Play an online multiplayer game. Want to do
37. Take an e-learning course from Click University. Can’t
38. Choose any of the above and add your own goals. Include some fun things,
My own goal – play around with Windows Live Writer more.
File under personal