Writer, photographer, Teacher, Technician, UAV Pilot

About Tim Kingfisher UAV

The Digital Divide is Deep and Wide

The idea of computer technical proficiency has come up many times over the years on Dusty World.  Whether you want to call it digital literacy, digital fluency,  or twenty-first Century skills, there is obviously a big gap in the computer user skills we're graduating people with.  This isn't a new…

The Diversifying Consumer VR Landscape

One of our student built PCs immersing a UGDSBeducator in To The Beat: a student built VR game. We started exploring virtual reality almost two years ago in my senior computer technology classes.  In that time we've completed a Ministry of Education research grant, presented at several conferences and built over…

Stranger in a Strange Land

We attended the POND family day a couple of weeks ago and the steady, plodding nature of drug based (forget gene therapy, it's miles away) research around ASD and the frustration expressed by some parents got me thinking about what I'd do if they suddenly could 'fix' ASD. Watching my son…

Snow Garage

The snow's flying.  I like watching Waiting out the Winter for some inspiration at this time of year: WAITING OUT WINTER from Andrew David Watson on Vimeo. I did my own less cool and moody version of it here: I'm beginning to see why I'm sore after doing a few…
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