Off Campus

Michael Greene

April, 2007

  • Application virtualization paying off for university - Network World

    Interesting article on a University leveraging SoftGrid to lower application costs. The very nature of Education environments makes SoftGrid a valuable tool because there are so many versions of applications and applications that tend to break the rules...
  • News from Partners in Learning - replicating ASSET

    I'm a very big fan of our PiL group and luckily I get to work with them a few times a year on various projects. This press release outlines a great program that Partners in Learning is assisting to replicate the program's success to other schools. U.S...
  • Link: BDD 2007 Source Code

    BDD is mostly open source to begin with, given that it relies on windows script files and XML to carry a majority of the task sequencing workload. There is some compiled code such as the C sharp that goes in to making the MMC console, etc. That remaining...
  • Link: Podcasting 101 for K-12 Librarians

    I'll give Credit to TechLEARNing.com , which you should visit, before linking directly to the site below. This is a good high level overview for educators to understand what "podcasting" means, how the process works, and what value it offers to education...
  • Motion Detector Gadget

    WOW! This is slick. Logitech has published a sidebar gadget that works as a motion detector. When you click the play button it starts watching for motion. Any movement gets recorded as a video and placed in your videos folder. It works! Try it out! The...
  • Link : BDD 2007 - Tips and Tricks - Patching Vista

    Ben is a great BDD resource and the original creator of the idea to open notepad as an application during the capture process. If you are interested in BDD, subscribe to Ben's feed. This article shows how to "mod" the ZTIPatches script so that BDD can...
  • Physics Illustrator for Tablet PC

    For those of you on other EDU blogs, especially the tablet-related blogger's, this looks promising. Bring your drawings to life with the Physics Illustrator, a motion simulator for the Tablet PC. Simply draw two-dimensional bodies, connect them in various...
  • Link: Mac OS X on Virtual PC 2007 (April 1, 2007)

    So, I'd say someone was on the ball just waiting for "April Fools!" This appears to be a very well constructed practical joke for April Fools Day . (I admit this suckered me in. I came back and modified my post after testing and remembering what day it...