doug — off the record

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September 2013

  • Goodbye Entertainment Pages

    This is a very cool, useful utility that I hopes grows and matures just a bit more.  More about that later in the post. It’s Saturday night and you’re wondering where to go.  Who’s playing in the local bar or in concert?  Well, you could look in the entertainment pages of the newspaper or go… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 09/30/2013

    10 Ways to tell … You Might Be a Connected Educator by @JeffBradbury #connectededucator | TeacherCast Blog 10 Ways to tell … You Might Be a Connected Educator by @JeffBradbury #connectededucator | TeacherCast Blog http://t.co/7OprgnIR50 tags: via:packrati.us connectededucator 32 Real Life Cheat Codes That Will Change Your Life 32 Real Life Cheat Codes That Will… Continue reading

  • What Computer Science Students Can Learn From Candy Crush Saga

    I’ve got to take a break from Candy Crush Saga.  I’m banging my head against the wall on Level 79.  I need to do some new thinking in order to solve this level, I think. I don’t play a whole lot of games on the iPad but this one caught my eye.  A friend of… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 09/29/2013

    Doug @ Colchester Harbour I’m at Colchester Harbour (Colchester, Ontario) http://t.co/SVrMl7ceEw tags: via:packrati.us How to Walk | Leadership Freak How to Walk http://t.co/tl6qVLne28 tags: via:packrati.us Doug @ Pat Thrasher Park I’m at Pat Thrasher Park http://t.co/n5gzUuqtDG tags: via:packrati.us Is Ubuntu really an alternative to… Is Ubuntu really an alternative to Windows? http://t.co/Gk405St4Qb via @Trapit tags:… Continue reading

  • Fix the Right Thing

    On Thursday, Gary Stager shared this post: “LA officials may delay school iPad rollout after students hack them in a week” That brought a smile to my face.  As long as there have been students and computers and IT Departments, there has been this sense of good cop / bad cop. The good cop spends… Continue reading