presentations

DIY Mac Netbooks?

While every mac-fan podcaster I know continues to pine away for Apple to introduce a low-cost small-sized notebook, commonly referred to as a netbook, I heard the most amazing podcast from Victor Cajiao, the Typical Mac User Podcast, where he loaded the Mac operating system on to an Asus Eee PC (one of the more […]

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My Year with the OLPC – NR4PT

Around this time last year I was very excited to receive my OLPC (One Laptop per Child), called the XO-1. Having drunk the Negroponte gatorade I was endlessly frustrated with Dvorak and other tech journalists who kept their criticism of the XO-1 focused on either Negroponte’s eccentricities or the fact that the creators made it […]

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g-speak 3D Gestural IU

On GeekBrief.TV a gestural user-interface called g-speak was demoed. After watching the video all I could say is that I still haven’t acclimated to using a WACOM tablet because the tablet picks up the pen motion even when the pen is not in contact with the tablet. Gesturing in the air seems just that much […]

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Another Problematic SL Presentation

Another Second Life presentation, a different set of problems. This time it really wasn’t Second Life itself, but because the room’s Internet access was flaky, my Avatar was stuck floating in the air and couldn’t be moved at all to the venue where the virtual presentation was taking place. Many others in the room never […]

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What Part of the Brain R We Teaching 2?

At the KLCS hosted “Day of Discovery,” Hall Davidson keynote this morning questioned how students today are different from precious generations. Number one was whether there differences. According to Davidson the Ravin scores have been climbing substantially while written comprehension have remained relatively flat. This means that they are rapid problem solvers who are use […]

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