Articles Posted in the " Life " Category

  • AN OPEN LETTER TO THE CUMBERLAND VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT:

    AN OPEN LETTER TO THE CUMBERLAND VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT:

    I sent this letter to the President of the School Board.  I wanted to share it with you all as well, and if you support CV THON and Drivers’ Education, please, take the time to write him as well.  His...


  • Private Rights vs Public Good–who should win?

    Private Rights vs Public Good–who should win?

    Update:  The Citizen, Bobby Maguire, was given permission to use a 33′ right of way.  In exchange for his use (not ownership) of 1/2 an acre of land, he has voluntarily given to the state 1 full acre, and $15,000....


  • Get your Kindle Notes and Highlights even in the App!

    Get your Kindle Notes and Highlights even in the App!

    Anyone reading my blog for any period of time knows that I love the Kindle’s highlight and notes features.  I wrote a macro for the original Kindles (that works on the Kindle 2 as well) to take the text file...


  • Easing the Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Workforce

    Easing the Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Workforce

    Genesis 10 is a company that focuses on delivering performance and matching the right people to the right tasks for companies. They have also started an outreach effort to help returning Vets transition to the workforce. From a recent email:...


  • Content and Delivery entwined?

    Content and Delivery entwined?

    Must content and delivery be inextricably entwined? For centuries our ability to gather content and disseminated wirh tide is not just to the content but to the media and the physical media that was used for delivery. If you wanted...


  • Your life, as Venn (Diagrams)

    Your life, as Venn (Diagrams)

    One of the challenges I face is figuring out how to share my various [work interests/hobbies] in a way that shows the relationship between them.  Especially as an academic, trying to show how my various apparently dissimilar research efforts were related posed...


  • Security — It’s about YOU not just your PC

    Security — It’s about YOU not just your PC

    Lots of stories have made the news lately about hackers getting in to Sony, and Nintendo, and NPR and…. the list goes on.   In addition, we have continuing stories about personal computers getting hacked, including the (impenetrable) Mac! 1...


  • Summer memories

    Summer memories

    Relaxing in the summer sun.


  • My Son writes–A College Student’s views on Bin Laden’s death

    My Son writes–A College Student’s views on Bin Laden’s death

    My son wrote (using twitter) quite elegantly about not only the jubilation that he and 15,000 others felt Sunday night upon hearing that the US Navy Seals had finally “done in” Bin Laden, but also about why for his generation...


  • Create a textbook from Wiki–and give your students a real benefit!

    Create a textbook from Wiki–and give your students a real benefit!

    I have created a short Tutorial Video on how to create a book using content from Wikipedia.  There is great content available, and I think this is one way that faculty can deliver quality textbooks to their students at affordable...