Lanyrd: the social conference directory

Searching for a conference? Lanyrd is the place to be 🙂

Find conferences by country.

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Microsoft So.cl: a social networking site for students

It looks like project Socl/So.cl/Tutalip is finally gone live:

So.cl (pronounced “social”) is an experimental research project, developed by Microsoft’s FUSE Labs, focused on exploring the possibilities of social search for the purpose of learning.

Great to see that it uses Montage.

Read more about Socl.
Go to So.cl.

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Google Schemer (beta)

The beginning of everything worth doing.
Whether it’s exploring a new city, checking out a friend’s movie recommendations, or just finding new activities for your weekends, Schemer lets you discover new things to do, share schemes with friends, and make the most of your day.

Another facebook-killer attempt?

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Knotebooks

Knotebooks is a supplementary education platform that enables students, teachers and self-learners to effortlessly create and collaborate on customized multimedia physics lessons.

Anyone can contribute. Everyone can learn.

Nice! Something similar what I had in mind for a long time.

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