Activism

The world can be a terrible place and it seems to be growing more terrible with each passing day. It feels like the aged can finally quantify their ageless axiom: "Things were better in my day" - because they were. Today, warfare is a way of life for even those…

Welcome to Ghost

First, I switched to Wordpress. Immediately, I hated it (it's bloated), but I couldn't find anything else worth switching to. Finally, something came along that is not only better, it's in a different league entirely. Welcome to Ghost. I might actually write more than three times a year now that…

Self Preservation

As I’ve grown older I’ve noticed that the rate of personal injuries and accidents has dropped somewhat dramatically. I’ve learned from hard experience that when the thought, “I should probably move my thumb before I cut that direction”, crops up in my mind, I should act on…

Politics: Aftermath

I apologize up front. I tried to make it clear in the title that this was a politically-oriented post. You can leave now if you fear offense, though I will do my best to be considerate. It is for the purpose of avoiding offense that I generally steer clear of…

BYOD Fusion

Apple, at their September press bonanza, told the world about their new, hybrid approach to storage: Fusion. It’s a marriage of an SSD (Solid State Disk) and a classic HDD (as in magnetic, spinning media). If you want to get into the details of all of this, take a…

Fact-checking the Fact Checkers

MoodleRooms posted a great comparison and analysis of some core LMS features. I spotted some inaccuracies and started a little conversation on Twitter. Unfortunately, it’s not a great place to go through the details. First, you should take a look at the original here. Done? Great, let’s take…