Click here to link to WSJ page with video if the video below doesn’t work for you. Cass and I started our morning giving our perspective on using texting and chatting (e.g. Skype and Google Chat) to communicate. The concerns expressed by the host were that these forms of communication could be intrusive or promote “helicopter parenting” — which after reading about some of the other families, I can see why. What are your thoughts?
Did You Know? 3.0 ~ Have to wonder, where is all of this heading? Ever wonder if something will “give” and we take a step back,or in yet another direction? Change has continued, exponentially, since this was made. Look at the stats on MySpace; where would FB rank today in comparison? And what if MySpace successfully “relaunches?” BTW: there are many “spoofs” out there on this video, giving inaccurate statistics.
Tech Support for Grandma! Or maybe even for a student who is still new to academic technology. Or a colleague. Ever find yourself wishing you had super-simple resources to help in these scenarios? I have, so I went on the hunt and created a Pinterest page for this. Let me know if you are aware of other resources!
“See what you can do with programming! Codecademy is the easiest way to learn how to code. It’s interactive, fun, and you can do it with your friends.” In addition to providing something fun, the hope is that this approach will increase the number of computer coders available in the job market.
All the red tape getting in the way of starting a new company or taking cutting-edge ideas and making them reality? Wish you could bypass all that regulation? Idea: a place to live/work/play that’s located far enough offshore to be in “International waters” while still close enough for ferry access to Silicon Valley. Really.