I discovered a great community discussion on using Linux in the classroom. The thread can be found on Spiceworks and is one of the few current discussion I’ve found (with comments from 2016). Some of the comments can be a bit technical, but it provides a great overview and a lot of different opinions on… Read more Linux in an Academic Setting
If you don’t already know about the webcomic XKCD, I definitely recommend checking it out. The author has created a very interesting/scary infographic about how the average temperature of Earth has changed. Starting at 2000 BCE and including events that affected the environment.
Published and distributed by Media Smarts. This is a massive resource for anyone interested in digital literacy. Educators, administrators, and parents should all have an understanding of digital literacy. As more technology is in front of our students, more work is being done outside the classroom and on the Internet. It is important for everyone to understand what… Read more The Digital Literacy Framework for Canadian Schools
‘Content is King’ and Other Reasons You Shouldn’t Write Online by Hillary Weiss. If you’ve ever written something that will be read by others, this is worth reading. The internet is a cacophony of competition imitating itself. So if you want to stand out, you have to really try. Leave your comfort zone, and write what matters… Read more Being Authentic with Your Writing
The Freelancer and the Entrepreneur by Seth Godin on Medium. A freelancer is someone that gets paid for their work. An entrepreneur is taking money to build a business bigger than themselves. Which are you doing? If you are starting or already have a business is important to figure out what category you fall into. It… Read more Are You A Freelancer or Entrepreneur?
An amazingly in-depth and lengthy article (38,000 words) on Bloomberg Business about what code is. A bit of history and how it all works. It’s something to check out when you have some time to read. So click the link and save the article for later. Bonus points for the great interactive graphics the team… Read more Paul Ford: What is Code?