The Consumer Electronics Show is on in Las Vegas this week. This is an event that I’ve alway wanted to attend just to see all of the innovation in the technology field. I’m sure that a lot of technology dies on the floor but it’s the show that’s the thing. Plus, we get a glimpseContinue reading “Mac versus PC Explained”
Happy New Year! The January 2008 edition of my newsletter, GEC Computers in the Classroom is now online. http://www.gecdsb.on.ca/d&g/Jan08/ I had a lot of input from some Teacher-Librarian CIESCs and we now have a web resource devoted to the Blue Spruce Forest of Reading. Check it out under “What’s New?”
Interesting observations from a student in the UK. http://students2oh.org/2007/12/26/royal-changes/ He asks a good question. If the British Monarchy is on top of things like having the Queen’s Christmas message delivered via the latest in technology, why aren’t schools up to the task? It may be an over simplification, but it does ask a good question.Continue reading “If the Queen can do it”
Not a great deal of comment needs to go with this post. http://www.reuters.com/article/oddlyEnoughNews/idUSN0160393320080101?feedType=RSS&feedName=oddlyEnoughNews&pageNumber=1&virtualBrandChannel=0 Let’s deep-six the term “Webinar” in a perfect storm.
I suppose that it was bound to happen. This week, Netscape announces the end of support for the Netscape product in February, 2008. http://blog.netscape.com/2007/12/28/end-of-support-for-netscape-web-browsers This is a really sad announcement. With the popularity of the web in the 1990s, Netscape was the real alternative to the Internet Explorer browser. People tried both and Netscape provedContinue reading “End of an Era”