An Interview with Andrew Dobbie


Andrew Dobbie is a teacher with the Peel District School Board.  To get his attention, all that you have to do is express an interest in sustainable activities or reusing computers for the benefit of students.  I had the opportunity to interview Andrew. Doug:  Thanks for agreeing to the interview, Andrew.  My first question isContinue reading “An Interview with Andrew Dobbie”

Having it all


I’ve mentioned before that I use Symbaloo as one of the start tabs on my computers.  It’s a great way to have links to a lot of resources.  Here’s one of my home pages.  If you care to, go ahead and psycho analyze my browsing habits! These webmixes can be created and shared with others,Continue reading “Having it all”

So Smooooooth


There’s so much about Google Chrome that I like and it’s been my main browser for quite a while now.  There was one annoyance that happened when I sat at my desk, using a full keyboard and a scroll mouse.  The scroll action to the mouse just didn’t always seem right. It seemed slow andContinue reading “So Smooooooth”

Still Relevant


Part of my regular Saturday routines involves maintenance to my computers.  On this machine, it’s the one day that I reliably boot into Windows.  That lets me grab any/all of the updates from Microsoft from the past week; run a defragging utility; I update my anti-virus; and I scan the computer.  Thankfully, all goes wellContinue reading “Still Relevant”

Badge Me


Seeing Peter McAsh at the ECOO Conference last week jogged me to a blog post that I had started to write but never finished.  That’s on the order today. In our hall closet, there’s a big picture frame and inside there are things from my youth.  Underneath the glass covers are all of the badgesContinue reading “Badge Me”