Afternoon Toolbox – October 25, 2012 – Short news from CSICON
October 25, 2012 1 Comment
Morning Toolbox is a daily digest of interesting tools and techniques that skeptics can use online.
I’m at CSICON this weekend, so my toolbox posts may be a little short and often late in the morning
Another day, another Chrome browser plugin it seems. This one is called Unpolitic.me and it removes politics-related posts from your Twitter and Facebook feeds. Could be handy if you are tired of that stuff by now.
Wikipedia reformats their pages for mobile devices like smartphones, which is very very useful. They recently redesigned their mobile formatting to make it more legible and easier to use.
I mentioned Blekko the other day, this is an alternative search engine that lets you customize the results in ways that are difficult to do in Google. Handy for skeptic-oriented searches, among other things. They have posted new tutorials, so go learn about this tool.
PunditTracker is teasing that they may add some sort of incentive program next week.
Don’t forget you can vote in the Stitcher Podcast Awards once per day, give your favorite podcasts some love.
Another short toolbox, have another good day!
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