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  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: sunday posts for everyone: bing maps and photosynth integration!

    last week at malta elementary all the kids were excited about the photosynth (a 3 dimensional representation of a place or an object from different angles) and i also showed them the bing map app of some of those photosynths.  once we got to the microsoft surface globe application ( part of the...
  • Blog Post: spreeder - online speed reading application

    i remember as a child in elementary school being asked to watch a short of film strip that would flash words along at a rate that felt too fast to read (and as a young boy i would easily become distracted and was unable to re-read or watch what i had missed).  apparently this same basic method has found...
  • Blog Post: sit conference 2011

    i can’t believe we’re only a month away from the students involved with technology conference!  i attended last year with my son sam.  sam will be presenting again this year – on office 2010, 2011 and the office web applications. http://www.sitconference.org/ i also just received information...
  • Blog Post: sunday posts for everyone

    a good friend of mine mentioned at church that there are a number of my posts that she doesn't understand (or knows she's better off ignoring because of my musical tastes!) and finds it frustrating that she doesn't understand. i've decided to start finding something to share on sundays that relates to...
  • Blog Post: the power of education

    so i’m driving along the expressway yesterday and out of the corner of my eye i see this billboard for niu which is cool, but what’s even cooler is i know one of the people in the billboard!  congratulations tracy – you definitely deserve the recognition!!!
  • Blog Post: february post

    i haven’t had a formal post in almost a month, so this one has some information that’s been accumulating in my head or other places on the internet.  on february 11th i presented the keynote at sit (students involved with technology) .  i showed ford sync , microsoft tag and then some of the...
  • Blog Post: bill gates makes richard feynman physics videos available

    i just got back from a 20 mile bike ride, had lunch with the family and am now watching microsoft research project tuva – a series of videos about physics which inspired bill gates.  the first video starts with a 5 minute intro and then feynman begins:  “it’s odd, but on the infrequent occasions...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: ces 2012

    i spent a couple days at ces this week and it was a bittersweet visit with microsoft not planning a booth or keynote next year.  i visited the microsoft booth in the main hall and although it was very cool i could compare almost everything there to the experience a microsoft store provides visitors...
  • Blog Post: 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...