I’m not the only one who has issues with the iPad 3

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute List of iPad gripes goes on and on – latimes.com. No Siri (not that I care to talk to my iPad in the first place) Weighs more. Gets physically hot. VERY fragile screen (DON’T EVER drop it). Takes a long … Continue reading

iPad3 means no shuffling between several gadgets … REALLY????

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutes iPad3 means no shuffling between several gadgets | NextWorth. Professing never-ending love for the iPad has taken on a real cult-like fervor. It’s really quite embarrassing. The digital world is converging on a revolutionary all-in-one device, the powerful, brand-new iPad. … Continue reading

Choose: Education OR Fun. Apparently, you can’t have both.

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute I’ve talked about this before (Trading off between Education and Fun??? SRSLY?, and FUN Should NOT be an ‘F’-Word). I even wrote about this in my book. Many people in Education seem to believe that fun and education are at … Continue reading

If you fly, you can’t use their dictionary….

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Anyone know a a good dictionary/thesaurus app I can install on my PC? I used to use the offline version of Websters, which I loved, but it is old and won’t install on my 64bit machine. Lately I’ve been using … Continue reading

Academic Travesties – Open Access Publishing

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutes I got ANOTHER invitation to publish an article the other day – this time it was a call for book chapters. I get quite a few of these, as I’m sure others do too. Personalized invitations are always flattering, but … Continue reading

The Decorative Media Principle in Action

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes There are thousands (maybe even millions) of examples of the Decorative Media Principle out there in the Internets. The Decorative Media Principle involves creating a visually pleasing background and other decorations for a worksheet, website, etc. that is usually thematically … Continue reading

A Programming Language does NOT count as a second language

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Although I still think learning several is good for you. Hello Worlds (why humanities students should learn to program) « Matthew G. Kirschenbaum. (May 23, 2010) While I do agree with some of what he says, his misconceptions convince me … Continue reading