MIT Set to Launch Online Learning Initiatives
Even if you are up-to-date on this breaking news from MIT, I find it important to take a moment to reflect on how much of a game-changer this will be. Seriously, take a minute to read the article…and just think. Now that you’ve collected your thoughts, what do you think? I’ve read a lot of articles (and watched plenty of video) about education and the rising costs of higher...
Women in STEM - Harvey Mudd College Breaking Down... →
Not very in-depth, but a starter article about what Dr. Maria Klawe and the professors are doing at Harvey Mudd College to increase & retain female enrollment in STEM programs.
Wired - 9 Awesomely Geeky Spots Where You Must... →
You may not be able to “check in” to all of these places, but it’s a novel idea.
Create Your Own Muppet
I didn’t believe it either, but at FAO Schwarz, you can create your own Muppet Whatnot…for $99 US dollars. Even if you don’t want to purchase, it’s a fun way to spend 15 minutes of your day.
TrackerNews: Ben Franklin Would Have Loved This:... →
Following on the heels of my recent post: Maker Bots Instead of Toys for Tots, this post needs to be shared. trackernewsdots: Public Libraries + Hackerspaces. Brilliant. And yet another reason why public libraries—and public librarians—are an essential part of a free society, fostering the kind of innovative, productive, creative, healthy, expansive culture worth a good chest thump. Not only...
ByeDaddy.org Does Not Find All Registered Domains
Just an FYI to people using the ByeDaddy.org site, the website does not currently identify all registered GoDaddy domain names. I currently have one website registered that is not identified. Either ByeDaddy cannot identify privately registered domains or it cannot identify .co domain names (I’m guessing it’s the former).
livin' the dream: A Step-by-Step Guide to Transfer... →
jeffepstein: Follow these step-by-step directions to transfer all of your domains from GoDaddy to NameCheap. I’m Boycotting GoDaddy because they are pro-SOPA. [edit: apparently GoDaddy changed their stance according to TechCrunch] Step 1: Login to GoDaddy and get to the domain manager. Step 2:…
"I want superheros too." →
A great post and video about women in technology, by a great woman in the field.
LEGO Atlas Detector of Large Hadron Collider
Instructions are forthcoming (so check back at the site link included), but this LEGO model of the ATLAS Detector of the LHC is simply beautiful. Enjoy the University of Copenhagen’s various photos and information.
Your Daily Dose of Silicon Valley Sarcasm →
I encourage you to start following or at least check back periodically. This will bring a smile on your face if you follow any of the tech community news. Enjoy :)
MakerBots Instead of Toys For Tots?
Now that I’ve got your attention, maybe we need to re-think the holiday gift giving to be more beneficial to our nation’s youth and grow the engineers that we so very much need. vs. First, let me state that I am all for charities and helping the greater good. What I am proposing is a change in the consumerism that we are plagued with from such an early age. Everything is a...
Conversation about documentaries...
Since Tumblr cannot currently support Pages acting as a true web page with comments and discussions, I wanted to post this to start a conversation about my new Documentaries Page. Feel free to add any comments, documentary suggestions, whatever you feel like.