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Common Craft

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One of my new year resolutions is to take notice of the things I come across on the web which are simply too good not to share, even if I myself don’t have anything to add to the conversation. Common Craft is one of those things. I think of them a little like the YouTube lovechild of Malcolm Gladwell and Bob Vila. They specialize in elegantly straight-forward video explanations of web phenomena and tools. The dynamic duo behind Common Craft, Lee and Sachi LeFever, recently stopped doing client-videos-for-hire to concentrate on educational rather than promotional content and license their educational content to others.

Visit Common Craft

Here’s a highlight reel:

Video: RSS in Plain English

Video: Wikis in Plain English

Video: Social Networking in Plain English

Video: Social Bookmarking in Plain English

Video: Blogs in Plain English

Video: Twitter in Plain English

Video: Podcasting in Plain English

Video: Social Media in Plain English

Video: Electing a US President in Plain English

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  1. [...] mentioned CommonCraft in a previous post, noting that they had shifted from promotional videos to educational content. I really like the [...]

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