This Week in Ontario Edublogs


It’s still summer time and reading blogs is a nice break from the heat. Check out some of the things that I’ve been reading from Ontario Edubloggers lately Why Summer is a Perfect Time for Reflection Summer is an interesting beast. Even when you go into your favourite stores, there’s no guarantee that it’s businessContinue reading “This Week in Ontario Edublogs”

Thinking about technology investments


From the New York Post this morning, check out this story “A Lot Changes in Tech Over Four Years and 1,000 Blog Posts“. It got me thinking about things. According to the dashboard for this blog, I’ve made 4,255 posts.  The very first one goes back to January 8, 2008 and was titled “Blogging onContinue reading “Thinking about technology investments”

What a Difference an OS Makes


Nerdy post upcoming – you’ve been warned.  But, it just might be worth the read for you anyway… A good friend of mine had the power supply go on her ancient PC so it wouldn’t boot.  She needed some files from her hard drive and asked for my assistance.  No problem, I says, bring yourContinue reading “What a Difference an OS Makes”

A Couple of Days with Ubuntu 13.04


I had a friend try to grind my gears over the weekend.  If you’re such a fan of Ubuntu, why are you carrying around a Macintosh computer?  It’s a valid observation but the reality is that I have both a Mac and a PC (Sony Vaio) and it’s the Vaio that’s running Ubuntu.  At theContinue reading “A Couple of Days with Ubuntu 13.04”