Monday, March 03, 2014

Making Sense of Data - Course with Google

Making Sense of Data - Course:

"This self-paced, online course is intended for anyone who wants to learn more about how to structure, visualize, and manipulate data. This includes student, educators, researchers, journalists, and small business owners."

The course is available from March 18 - April 4, 2014 

with support from peers and Google content experts.

"Google Fusion Tables"

Large Spreadsheets => Charts, Maps...

fusiontables screenshot

Free XP upgrade tool

Microsoft reacts to XP upgrade critics with free file transfer tool - Computerworld:

"Reacting to criticism from customers that upgrading from Windows XP was "impossible," Microsoft today announced it would give away a limited migration tool to help people move to a newer operating system...
PCmover Express, which normally costs $29.95, will be available for download free of charge..."

Galaxy S5 with $576 gift apps

Samsung Galaxy Gifts giving away over $500 of free stuff:

samsung galaxy s5 x aa 3
Samsung is clearly trying to push its vision of a healthy lifestyle, as many of the apps included in the bundle complement the company’s new fitness focused wearables and S Health software. 

There are also free subscriptions to Wall Street Journal, Blumberg Business Week, 
LinkedIn, storage at, Evernote, ... 
Samsung was likely using its "numbers" advantage to arrange those deals...