doug — off the record

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November 15, 2020

  • My Week Ending 2020-11-15

    Here’s a summary of some of the things I learned and published this week. Readings  You can follow my daily readings as they happen here.  Below are a selected few, with commentary, from the past week. Sunday George Bush could do it but Donald Trump can’t bring himself to do it yet. Maybe never. Canada can… Continue reading

  • Whatever happened to …

    … computer names? A big shout out to Alfred Thompson for this morning’s topic. From his original Facebook post, some of his followers had chimed in. KORAT:: Merlin Gandolf Stovokore Jake Elwood Hal-9000 Colossus.TFP Darwin marykate ashley coffeepot dishwasher eggbeater So, why name a computer? Well, I suppose it does humanize it but when you’re… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 11/15/2020

    The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! Stories via @brmf_rm #thinkingroutines #onlinelearning — tags: IFTTT Twitter Sports News | NFL NHL MLB NBA & more | Canada’s Stroll takes 1st career pole amid wet conditions in Turkey | – via @shareaholic — tags: IFTTT Twitter Canada’s… Continue reading