Videogames in the Classroom?

Yes!! Videogames in the Classroom? – Newsweek Education – MSNBC.com: Where parents see hours wasted in front of a screen, these scientists see potential. An FAS study released this week, titled “Harnessing the power of video games for learning,” reports that best-selling games are built in surprisingly pedagogical ways. Players improve at their own pace.… Continue reading Videogames in the Classroom?

Spies Among Us

Every quasi-governmental organization needs their own spies. Why am I not surprised that the MPAA has spies all over the country? I am surprised that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA, not to be confused with the Business Software Alliance the software equivalent of the MPAA and RIAA) are the spies. Though, the longer I… Continue reading Spies Among Us

Spies Among Us

Every quasi-governmental organization needs their own spies. Why am I not surprised that the MPAA has spies all over the country? I am surprised that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA, not to be confused with the Business Software Alliance the software equivalent of the MPAA and RIAA) is are the spies. Though, the longer… Continue reading Spies Among Us

Big Clef

Every quasi-governmental organization needs their own spies. Why am I not surprised that the MPAA has spies all over the country? I am surprised that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA, not to be confused with the Business Software Alliance the software equivalent of the MPAA and RIAA) are the spies. Though, the longer I… Continue reading Big Clef

QotD:Just Like Me, But In 2-D

Which cartoon character best represents you?  Submitted by Know It All. Offhand, at the moment, I'd say Renton from Eureka 7. All internal angst about everything in the world. 🙂 Read and post comments | Send to a friend

Yeah for Fall

It’s 67 F in my apartment this morning. It feels so very good. Over the past week I’ve noticed temperatures have dropped. My apartment retains heat pretty well. Its 42 outside. I went to visit Cat in Lawrenceville. She asked me to help her with her computers. I knew both were old and one is… Continue reading Yeah for Fall

Best Virus of the Day

From: customercare@newegg.com Subject: Order Confirmation number: 37679041 Body: Dear Customer, Thank you for ordering from our internet shop. If you paid with a credit card, the charge on your statement will be from name of our shop. This email is to confirm the receipt of your order. Please do not reply as this email was… Continue reading Best Virus of the Day

QotD: My First Gig

What was your very first job?  Submitted by Laurel. I was hired as a Student Assistant in college in the library shelving books. It paid minimum wage. However, I impressed people with my work ethic to get the opportunity to have my choice of positions later. Read and post comments | Send to a friend