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 and … Continue 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 recall … Continue reading A Sad Passing…


I just found about Sprixi.  It looks like a new search engine devoted just for finding images that are licensed for friendly use under Creative Commons or in the Public Domain.  It's so new that random searches create new topics but that's OK. I really like the concept for use in the classroom. The interface … Continue reading Sprixi