students involved with technology 2014

January 24th Mr. Chuck D was on the Arsenio Hall show.  Arsenio was discussing his old show "We talk about my old show…I fought for groups like you and NWA and one situation I lost a fight with Paramount because your song was called 'By the Time I Get To Arizona'." "Tell young people what that song was…

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consumerization at home

i’m working from home today and the kids have started school just yet.  this afternoon it occurred to me that every single member of our family was working on a computer.  most of us are using a laptop, but occasionally someone is using a tablet or slate.  three of us have smart phones and there…

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mrs. farley

mrs. farley taught math and she was one of the most influential teachers i had in high school. i remember her making entrances on roller skates and making almost every day in her classroom entertaining and unpredictable. she gave me extra points on senior skip day (my dad was on the school board at the…

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brian regan

thursday evening my wife and my 10 year old son went to see brian regan with 10 friends.  since i just saw him and he’s got a new comedy central special coming out tonight, i decided my fourth influence post should be about brian.  i first heard brian regan’s comedy over 15 years ago with my wife.  he…

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math doesn't suck

danica mckellar – who i first saw as an actress in the wonder years, has a book called “math doesn’t suck” (online at http://mathdoesntsuck.com/) – i came across it at our local borders while looking in the computer section (sometimes i browse beyond the computer books into the math/physics section on purpose or by accident).  in…

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