Building the Perfect Browser


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

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Life in a 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

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

Scooping Policy


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