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Me and Evernote

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Long ago I promised myself I’d blog about <a href=”http://evernote.com”>Evernote</a> when I made more than 1000 notes. I broke that record on Friday November 9, 2012 so here’s a quick summary of what Evernote is and what I use it for. Evernote is intended to help people remember everything. While I haven’t achieved that, I’m… Continue Reading Me and Evernote

If My Contact Is On Your Phone, Please Protect It

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

A recent article in the Columbia Journalism Review by Matthieu Aikins underscored the need to protect the contents of your smartphone. If the potential to have your own information stollen or generally snooped through your stuff, please consider this story. The British journalist and filmmaker Sean McAllister was in Syriashooting a documentary for Britain’s Channel… Continue Reading If My Contact Is On Your Phone, Please Protect It

MeaWebCT

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Ray Henderson, new president of Blackboard (Bb) learn, sent out an E-Mail/blog post to the WebCT/Bb community today that amounts to a bit of a mea culpa. As Brock University transitions from their WebCT CE 6 (Blackboard Learning System CE) Learning Management System (LMS) to Isaak, Brock University’s Sakai-Based LMS, it’s nice to see someone… Continue Reading MeaWebCT

SearchMe.com

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

I stumbled upon this new search engine while going through some server logs at work. SearchMe.Com is the best take on flash-based web search that I’ve seen. It’s actually useful!

Sakai to be Brock University’s next LMS

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

I’m both excited and to be able to announce that Sakai will bro Brock’s next Learning Management System. Terry Boak, Brock University’s Vice-President Academic finally officially announced the move to an open-source Sakai-based Learning Management System (LMS) at Wednesday May 14th, University Senate meeting. Thus I feel I can now start blogging about it. This… Continue Reading Sakai to be Brock University’s next LMS