GIGO


The reference Garbage In, Garbage Out is a staple when teaching computer science.  It generately acknowledges that a processor or a processor might be considered as a black box where data goes in one side and information out the other.  The black box essentially contains the ability to do whatever it is programmed to do;Continue reading “GIGO”

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 asContinue reading “About Useless Gadgets”