Thankfully, I have a very short memory in all matters of my previous college experience, classes and my GPA [what? I wasn't a 4.0 student?]. I’ve already been advised for my major — English — and I’m about to dip into registering for classes.
Learn the secret of direct mail: imitate a government agency and present a check for $10,388.00
I’ve been lured into believing that there is a class of inventors or business people that are, well, just a little darn smarter and a lot more intuitive about the future than we are. Hmmm.
The unexpected and depressing violence at the Boston Marathon reminded me again that there are as many ways to harm us as there are minds to figure it out and act.
Being a university student today is all about vaccinations, pre-orientation webinars and short on-line tests to make sure you’re paying attention. But most of all it’s about the dreaded ‘Z’ in front of a grade.
Despite shoddy high school grades 43 years ago and lackluster college grades 40 years ago I’ve been accepted at the University of Central Florida. I’m living proof that time — and a bit of friendly outside influence — does indeed heal most self inflicted wounds.
Here’s something out of Google’s research group “Chrome Experiments” guaranteed to brighten your day and make you wonder what’s next.
MIT is using a motion algorithm — what MIT researchers call Eulerian Video Magnification — that reveals changes imperceptible to the naked eye. How it all works doesn’t seem all that complicated at first blush, but its application can reveal interesting things in videos for medicine and research.
One of my longstanding complaints with Google docs has been the drabness of using only system fonts like Arial, Times, etc. Now Google docs has integrated Google Web Fonts into your font choices and created new design opportunities.
My 50-60 year old friends think it’s a great idea. My college age or college bound kids think I’m nuts. I think it’s one of the smartest things I’ve ever done: Back to school for a degree at 60.
If you’ve ever said to yourself, “gosh, I bet they’ve invented everything there is to be invented”, here’s the next big thing.
What child, anxious to show off a new tablet at high school, wouldn’t be thrilled with this holiday gift!?
You too can be creative in your spare time. Here’s a simple 6 lesson guide, with a challenging test at the end of the lesson.
For some unfathomable reason I’ve always thought that hooking up a Roku or Apple TV box was a big deal. Surprise, it’s not.
If you’ve ever wondered why logos for big companies are SO expensive, here are 8 tales of logo design and the approvals & politics behind them.
I’ve always wanted to get a college degree but couldn’t settle on what to study 38 years later. Now I know, and it wasn’t that complicated after all. But applying is still terrifying.
My friend Dave complained that my blog posts are too light and too short. My response is that I have little to say. Here’s a culinary post sure to get his attention again.
So, where do all the un-coordinated victims go for assistance?
There’s a strange nexus between Charles Lindbergh, Apollo 13, my 16 year old daughter and my brother’s restaurant. Of course, my 16 year old is completely unaware of it. It’s ancient history.
Even when that special ‘this ain’t right’ place in your brain or stomach starts talking, we can still fall prey to a good sales pitch. Click below to see the entire strip. It’s hilarious.