Our Latest Discovery:

April, 2007


April 10, 2007  3:09 PM

Free online courses from the Ivy League



Posted by: GuyPardon
academics, Class, college, courses, education, free, learning, video

Yale University has announced that it is offering publicly-accessible digital videos of several courses on the Internet for free. While the courses can't be counted towards a Yale degree, Yale did gain the distinction of being the...

April 10, 2007  2:58 PM

Kevin Kelly’s Cool Tools



Posted by: GuyPardon
blog, cool, culture, hacks, Technology, useful

Kevin Kelly's Cool Tools is is a Web site owned and operated by, of all people, Kevin Kelly, one of the co-founders of Wired Magazine way back in the 20th century. He writes about different "cool tools" weekly on...


April 10, 2007  2:47 PM

Memeorandum: Stay on top of the conversation in the blogosphere



Posted by: GuyPardon
aggregator, blog, commentary, new media, news, search, Technology, useful

Memeorandum.com offers the reader a window into the online world of news, focusing primarily on U.S. politics and current affairs. Memeorandum auto-generates a news summary every 5 minutes, drawing on experts, pundits, insiders, outsiders, media...


April 10, 2007  2:30 PM

Podzinger: A new way to search for content within podcasts



Posted by: GuyPardon
Audio, innovation, multimedia, natural language, new media, podcasting, search, search engine

Podzinger distinguishes itself in several areas of innovation, including an embedded media player that allows a user to play a podcast directly from within search...


April 10, 2007  2:25 PM

LonelyGirl15



Posted by: GuyPardon
fun, Internet, new media, series, video, YouTube

The screen name "LonelyGirl15" has officially entered the annals of Internet lore. For a time, LonelyGirl15 was the most subscribed to channel on YouTube.com. Even if she's been unmasked as a twenty-something actress from New Zealand instead of a child of a...


April 10, 2007  11:54 AM

Welcome to the new version of Our Latest Discovery, the WhatIs.com editorial blog!



Posted by: GuyPardon
WhatIs.com, WhatIs.com Editor's Award

Hello, world! This is the inaugural post in our first "official" blog. If you're not sure what that is, make sure to read our definition for blog. Unofficially, of course, we've been blogging...


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