Playing with Technology

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

Category: General

  • Playing with D3.js

    This is the data on Campus Council allocations of the student activity fee for the past three years. I wanted to see how easy/hard it would be to replicate what I had done in Excel using D3. It turned out to be quite a challenge. I’m not sure I would have gotten this without the […]

  • What should education look like in the 21st century?

    Why would one ask this question? I ask it because I was reading about AcademicEarth. AcademicEarth is just another in a long line of tools that are making it easier for people to educate themselves. iTunes U (how annoying is it that you can’t access this via the web), Flat World Knowledge, Wikipedia, and many […]

  • It’s option 1

    Option 1 was the choice for the new look of the Web site. Now the revision process begins. We provided them with some feedback on ways that the design could be improved. We’ll see what happens.

  • Two interesting items

    As I continue to work on the Instructional Technology site I have come accross two interesting things. The first item is Global Voices which I am not sure if Grant has mentioned or not. The second item is a post on CogDog detailing basically the same process we are doing. The CogDog post was found […]

  • Exciting, exciting

    So I haven’t posted anything for a while because like D’Arcy I am busy setting up a WPMU install. I am also in the process of redesigning the Instructional Technology Web site. The redesign is truly exciting. I am using the Branford Magazine style as a base and basically turning WordPress into a CMS. Pretty […]