Please Note: If you are already a seasoned Delicious User then you should probably move on as this epiphany is meant for those who, like me, are just now pulling up from the rear.
B.D. (Before Delicious)
In an attempt to organize and manage the plethora of websites that I was becoming exposed to in my studies at Drexel University, I set up folders and created links on my desktop PC.
I was trying to keep track of DOE websites, curriculum, lesson plans, games, local educational news, social justice websites, teaching standards, state academic standards, national education standards you name it.
This worked fine for the first fifty or so links. You can probably guess how the story ends.
Here’s a little piece of what it looked like:
Please take note: These 21 icons represent one sub-folder (which is found under another sub-folder that is located under a sub-folder….and which are all subject to my remembering which sub-folder is for storing what…).
Problem #1: I can never remember what I’ve stored or where I’ve stored it.
Problem #2: Since these links are saved on my desktop computer, which is sitting on my desk at home, I cannot easily access them remotely. (That’s a lie, really I can log into my GoToMyPC account and find them that way, but that takes about 45 seconds to do and I don’t have that kind of time!)
Problem #3: No easy way to search. Yes, I can click on Start Search (blah, blah, blah). There is no easy way to search.
The Delicious Way
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The Qualified Self
3 days ago