Happy Canada Day


This never gets old. On this day, check out your knowledge of Canadian Trivia with this quiz from the Toronto Star.  Even if you don't get them all (confession, I need to do some more history reading), there's some humour built into some of the responses.I found the Jeopardy questions posted on the Huffington Post considerably [...]

Response to Spammers


I like the fact that this blog is protected by Akismet.  It keeps most of the silly comments from spammers away from you.  These comments end up in a queue in the dashboard that lets me review them just in case a good comment gets trapped.  Usually, I just go in and blow them away. [...]

About Useless Gadgets


This article appeared in my Zite news feed this morning.  "Schools 'wasting £450m a year' on useless gadgets". Those of us whose job it was involved acquiring technology and helping classroom teachers use technology effectively live in dread of titles like that.  The really offensive term to me was "useless gadgets".  For as long as [...]

Two Intelligent in Ontario


The Intelligent Community Forum is an organization that looks at the social and economic growth of cities world-wide with the goal of identifying communities that stand as models for other communities looking to become Intelligent Communities.  Indicators that are used may be read here. Annually, the Forum identifies 21 of the best and creates a [...]

links for 2010-10-10


Center for Digital Storytelling An international nonprofit training, project development, and research organization that assists youth and adults around the world in using digital media tools to craft and record meaningful stories from their lives and share these stories in ways that enable learning, build community, and inspire justice. (tags: digitalstorytelling storytelling digital technology story [...]