I’m debating the idea (hype) of flipping the classroom for one of my classes next Fall where students watch lecture videos at home (or elsewhere) so I could spend class time doing more hands-on activities like discussing the art of data analysis and how to solve problems with statistics. I think Khan Academy, Udacity, and… Read more »
Read this interesting post where the author sets up a wordpress blog with nginx on an Amazon EC2 instance. Author claims he could handle 10 million hits a day. I should explore nginx some day.
I wrote about Tor in the past but I never tried using it. I installed it on my Ubuntu laptop and tested using it via Firefox and [Torbutton]. Now that it’s set up, when I want to surf the web anonymously, I just need to launch Firefox and toggle Torbutton to be on. Even though… Read more »
I recently considered the use a paid VPN service to connect myself to the internet. Why? The internet is a whole other world out there, and you just don’t know how much privacy you lose with all the connections you make on your computer. I see myself and the average user at a disadvantage when… Read more »
Adobe Flash Flash Player 11 beta is out. I immediately installed it per these instructions after downloading the binaries here (via the ~/.mozilla/plugins method). I am so sick of the npviewer.bin process always sucking up my CPU resource. So far, I don’t notice this issue anymore. I really dislike the fact that Adobe doesn’t bother… Read more »
So I have to be in SF for an internship this summer. As with all relocation there is the hassle of finding a place to live. After googling to find a suitable apartment, I realized that Craig’s list is the best place to go. I tried to avoid it at first since I just wanted… Read more »
I was reading this blog post on Revolutions Computing’s blog and discovered the vcasmo service, a way to post a presentation or video with the slides right next to it. This is DEFINITELY something I will use. Often times I watch talks or presentation videos online and most of the time the videos are either… Read more »
remindo – looks like facebook of project/task management. looks very easy to use. 3gb per domain name. free.
so i spoke about open source crm services and programs before. google really made it easy for groups to collaborate. i can attest because i use it with my youth group. Many Moon came out that made project management and task management even easier and better with Google Apps (well, i don’t even think u… Read more »