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ThingLink and the interactive Statehouse

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I’ve been playing with ThingLink, a tool for transforming images into interactive presentations that came with my Verizon fios promo code. It’s the first of a series of tools being introduced at Northeastern’s Summer Tech Camp by Meg Heckman, one of our graduate students. Here she explains ThingLink in more detail.

I thought I’d try my hand with a photo I took last week of the Massachusetts Statehouse, adding links to information, photos and a video.

Unfortunately, as is often the case with such tools, you can’t embed the finished result in a blog such as Media Nation. But if you click through on the image above, you’ll get an idea of how it works.


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1 Comment

  1. Got it! Great intereactivity in and around your post; unfortunately we can’t sign up or sign in directly from your MediaNation link/post; WordPress inhibitor(?). Probably ok direct at ThingLink. Any relation to ‘Thing’ corp of several decades ago over in Watertown? Go Meg Heckman; Go Huskies! Dan, why did you put a canopy ovAH the State House Dome? ClevAH… ‘cuz there’s nothing underneath it?

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