Bad geek joke… What do you get when you eat a blackberry? A bluetooth! Continue reading Under the Influence
For one of my concurrent sessions at NECC today, I attended a presentation on FreeMind by Gyaneswaran Gomathinayagam. While I can appreciate the fact that he travelled all the way from Inda to give this presentation, it was almost completely incomprehensible. Even when I understood his English, I couldn’t understand what he was saying. The … Continue reading FreeMind – Alternative to Inspiration
I spent most of the morning after the first session visiting the exhibits. With limited mobility, it took a bit longer than usual. Add to that the fact that this is the largest exhibit hall I’ve seen at one of these conferences. I’ve added a new category to my Vendor Drinking Game (Part One, Part … Continue reading Come on, that’s not a word!
When the Best is Free: Open Source Software in EducationDavid Thornburg Thornburg began by giving an update on the state of linux on student desktops. "No operating system in history has advanced the cause of Linux like Microsoft Vista." Every software title shown in this session is open-source, free, and will replace a commercial product. … Continue reading NECC 2007 Day Two – David Thornburg Session One
It’s been a long time since I’ve been to Atlanta. The last time was seven years ago for the last time NECC was in town. I had psyched myself to not be surprised at how much the city had sprawled up I-85. It didn’t help. I was still surprised. Homer and I are staying at … Continue reading NECC 2007 – Day One
I’ve spent the past two Fridays sitting in doctors’ offices. Last week it was the top of my head. This week, it’s the bottom of my feet. From what we can determine, the rounds of antibiotics combined with other drugs I take have brought on an acute case of gout. Gout – the word brings … Continue reading De Agony of De Feet