Course 2

Cyber Smarts

A lot has changed since I roamed the halls of a high school (admittedly not that long ago). I had a cell phone, but it was for calling. We had a desktop computer, but the dial-up internet was so painfully…

How Things Work: Internet Edition

I oscillate between loving to know how things work and being freaked out by it. I suppose the freaked-out part comes before the loving it. Take the Minneapolis Metro Transit system. Totally terrifying and filled with terrifying characters until you…

My Day as a Water Cooler

So, the water cooler. It spends a lot of time in one place, and it sees things the teachers rarely get to see. That’s why I chose the water cooler’s perspective for My SSIS project. Humans have the ability to…

The New Sharing Paradigm

I’m guilty. SO guilty. In an effort not to incriminate myself, I won’t go into details. However, I will state that woven throughout my everyday life are instances of heinous copyright infringement. Some rationalize it as a byproduct of living…