Going Places

The first real cross country trip I've been going out on local jaunts, no more than an hour out and back again.  Last weekend I did my first cross country trip, actually going somewhere.  A Saturday trip from Elora to Ancaster for an education conference.  75 kms each way and…

But we’re all much happier now…

[caption id="attachment_2698" align="alignright" width="388"] The stats back up that officer's anecdotal experience.[/caption] I've had a number of conversations in the past few weeks that shed some light on a difficult subject. This all began at my men's yoga class.  One of the other guys there is a detective from the…

Dancing In The Clouds

This guy really seems to know what he's talking about: http://ugdsbpd.blogspot.ca/2013/11/working-cloud-with-mobile-edtech.html   Working The Cloud With Mobile Edtech I got a couple of android tablets for the department... $99 each at Factory Direct!  You could pick up a class set of twenty-four of these for about $2500, or about the cost…

The Determined Luddite

They showed this at the Google Summit a couple of weeks ago: A metaphor for users of technology? It's a special kind of learned helplessness, and I see it every day when trying to get people moving on their computers again.  There is nothing magical about computers, though many people…

Hostage Situation

I'm being held hostage by an authoritarian government.  These fascists (they certainly don't believe in democracy) have demanded that I surrender my rights and work under their terms.  In this impossible environment the people who speak for me have begun a legal battle on this government's attack on my fundamental…

The Seat of my Bike

After the ride to Indy I have a much stronger opinion about the Concours' stock seat.  It's soft and comfy on short rides, but on long rides it turns into a kind of torture device.  There are options for Concours seats that I can't justify on an $800 bike, but…
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