Playing with Technology

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. ~Arthur C. Clarke

Category: Conferences

  • Twitter in the classroom

    I’m not sure why but I haven’t really had the urge to post (as evidenced by the absence of more than a year). It’s not that I don’t have things to write about or say. I think I’ve just had other things that I felt were more important. Anyway, I’m going to try and work […]

  • Some thoughts from WordCamp NYC

    Today was spent in sessions from 9-6 with a break for lunch. Some really great stuff. One of the things I came away with is that my desire to move Voices to BuddyPress is right on. Every BuddyPress session I attended just reinforced my thoughts about how important BuddyPress is to building a blogging community […]

  • Inadvertant learning

    I’ve been on vacation since returning from the New Media Consortium conference in Monterey. Usually this would mean playing a lot of Warcraft, mowing the yard, keeping ahead of the laundry, and all those other things one does when on a staycation. But this one has been a little different. Kathy now works from home, which means I really

  • So far, so good

    I upgraded to WordPress 2.8 lastnight. So far I like most of the changes and as far as I can tell most of the plugins are working as intended. The only thing that bugs me a bit is the change to plugins. I liked having all the inactive ones at the bottom. Maybe I just need to look for options. Honestly, I have never regretted my decision to

  • Upcoming summer projects in i.t.

    Many things on my plate for this summer and as usual not enough time to do them. I’ll be getting the new WPMU server’s home site finalized and probably try to develop/adapt a couple themes for use as faculty website templates. Along those lines, if anyone knows how M. Jackson Wilkinson is doing the cool […]