Data literacy · Excel · Timesavers · Top tip · Working with Data

#496 Add up more than 24 hours in Excel

This top tip helped me recently when adding up the duration of a number of videos for a project. The duration of the videos were in the 24 hour clock format and when I added the duration together the result was not as I expected. The answer was to change the format of the cells… Continue reading #496 Add up more than 24 hours in Excel

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#495 WhatsApp on a desktop [4/4]

Sometimes bigger is better! You can use Whatsapp on a desktop/laptop computer. You need to make sure that your phone is in close proximity. This screencast will take you through the process of getting whatsapp on your desktop or laptop computer. Image is CC0 and is available from Pixabay

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#491 Virtual Reality on YouTube

Virtual Reality (VR) seems to be everywhere at the moment. Last week I spent an hour at a VR demo and to say I was blown away was an understatement. I took a trip to Mars, visited a battlefield and saw a Nigel deGrasse Tyson lecture brought to life all from the comfort of a… Continue reading #491 Virtual Reality on YouTube

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#486 TinEye: Search for Creative Commons images by colour

TinEye is a great little tool if you are looking for images based on colour. This web based app has extracted colours from 20 million Creative Commons images on Flickr to make the images searchable by colour. You can select up to 5 colours and you can also add tags to refine your results. Here are… Continue reading #486 TinEye: Search for Creative Commons images by colour

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#485 WhatsApp: Creating a Group Chat [2/4]

In this next instalment where we look at WhatsApp we look at how to create a group chat. Group chats are great for social and work-related purposes. For the previous post about introduction to WhatsApp click here Image is CC0 and is available from Pixabay

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#481 Wunderlist: To-do lists made simple

Wunderlist is a seriously good to-do list app that has really helped get my life in order!  Once you have created an account you can download Wunderlist to all your devices and it works seamlessly across all platforms. I can create a list on my phone and view it on my laptop and vice versa. I… Continue reading #481 Wunderlist: To-do lists made simple