Baby, we've come a long way. I remember working with Internet Explorer or Netscape, browsing the web when it was just a matter of "looking for stuff". Being connected to the internet today means so much more. Recently, I shared my browser with another person who looked at the layout and said "What's this stuff?" … Continue reading Building the Perfect Browser
Yesterday, Alfred Thompson posted an interesting article titled "Why Web Apps?" I read it via mobile and was just going to let it lie but it must have been percolating in the back of my mind because I went back to it when I got to a computer and replied to his post. It really … Continue reading Life in a Browser
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
One of the most painful of all administrative tasks is trying to find something written in educational policy. My superintendents were good about photocopying any PPM (Policy/Program Memorandum) and sending it to me so that we could be in total compliance with any directions. I would read/skim and then three-hole punch and they would go … Continue reading Scooping Policy
I really like a recent blog post by Edna Sackson. It was titled "10 Tips for Reticent Bloggers". In the posting, she laid out some tips for people to become more successful in their blogging pursuits. I thought her list was bang on and would recommend the reading for anyone. The tips are equally as … Continue reading Tips for Bloggers
First of all…my sincerest apologies to those that subscribe to this blog via email. You received my post yesterday with many uses of the word “cemetery” spelled as “cemetary”. Then, later on, my friend @pbeens let me know that I’d screwed up using the dreaded “it’s” instead of “its”. Gasp. This is all so bad. … Continue reading Is it OK to be a Passive Blogger?
...and how I fixed it. I was just about to go out and have a coffee with a friend. I had the computer on and took a quick look at my mentions and noticed this. Huh? I clicked the link and sure enough, WordPress returned Maybe there is something to do with this after all. … Continue reading What I Learned Yesterday…