IBM Agrees With Apple: PCs Are History | Cult of Mac
The engineer who helped created the first IBM PC 30 years ago Friday, marked the upcoming anniversary by announcing his “primary computer is a tablet.” Mark Dean, now IBM’s Chief Technology Officer for the Middle East and Africa, writes PCs are going the way of the vacuum tube and typewriter.
Sexting, the conversation we need to have. | Lucacept – intercepting the Web
Often, it’s the difficult conversations that are never tackled. And yet, more often than not, they are the most important conversations we need to have. When you’re a teacher, having honest, up front conversations related to adolescent behaviour and sexual curiosity are sometimes uncomfortable for both yourself, and your students. But these conversations are necessary. Sometimes, it’s the only time a student will be offered advice from an adult concerned for their welfare.
The case for social media keeps growing – The Globe and Mail
Social media is the biggest bandwagon out there. Massive percentages of the population are already on it and boomers and seniors are starting to fill in the gaps. There are gurus and ninjas and a host of people with New Age job titles all telling us to hop on. But with this gushing enthusiasm comes a healthy dose of skepticism.
Twitter adds Facebook-like features to your timeline – Pocket-lint
Twitter is ramping up its social media aspects, by adding a couple of features that are very Facebook-ish.
Scott Sibberson: 10 iPad Apps Every Teacher Needs
Here are 10 applications that your iPad would love to have. The applications will help you be productive and efficient. As you can see, I like “Free” and feel like there is so much out there to help you do good work. Here are some. Send me your others.
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