doug — off the record

just a place to share some thoughts

January 27, 2008

  • Five reasons not to fear a $200 Linux PC You sure hear enough in certain places about the joys of these less expensive computers. How much longer before they become mainstream and students show up at your doorsteps demanding to use them in their classes. How long can an educational system say no? Want to try it out? Before you throw our your… Continue reading

  • Facebook Everywhere

    I’m still wading my way through the implications of this but I see school boards who block websites shaking over this announcement. On Saturday, Facebook announced that it was releasing a Facebook API that will allow you to host Facebook applications on your own website. If this plays out like it might, you could be… Continue reading

  • Destroy the web

    One site at a time. Ever wanted to egg a website that you didn’t like. Perhaps it’s got a different political view than yours? Maybe you’re just bored? There might even be an educational application to it!  Try the vacuum cleaner and suck the words off and see what you have left! Blogged… Continue reading