The view from here

As long as there have been computers, there have been desktop background images. Quite frankly, I’ve always kind of thought that it’s dumb because if you’re doing anything with your computer, you shouldn’t be seeing the desktop anyway. And yet, it’s the very first thing that I do when I get a new computer andContinue reading “The view from here”

A Sad Passing…

…of a product. Recently, Cisco announced that it would be discontinuing the Flip Video Camera.  I think that’s a shame.  I remember when it was announced that Cisco was purchasing the product.  I thought that with Cisco backing and some energy, real innovation could come with this technology. Thanks, andyi (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 I recallContinue reading “A Sad Passing…”

Cobra in the News

For the past while, the cobra that went missing from the Bronx Zoo has been in the media. Everywhere in the media!  It makes sense that the New York media covered it but the story even made it to our local Windsor Star in the form of a collection of pictures that documented where theContinue reading “Cobra in the News”

The Power of Images

We all know of the power of images.  They bring forth human emotions stronger than mere words.  It’s part of the reason why so many use cameras and images so effectively in the classroom. One of my favourite applications that use the power of images so strongly is PicLits.   Using it is pretty easy –Continue reading “The Power of Images”