The blog is nine years old this week! In honor, the banner photo is one of the first things I put together on my first freelance project. I stitched together four photos taken through the sunroof of my car, of Ravine Lake.
The week before last we did a presentation at MIT’s New Media Consortium conference in Cambridge, MA. We talked about the “Pirate Patch” program that’s being used as a retention tool, and piloted with the incoming freshman class. Here’s my part –the technical part — of the PowerPoint show, for your bedside reading.
I use the E-Dynamics Events Made Easy plugin for several WordPress sites, and it is in fact pretty easy to set up and then display basic-basic lists of events. But it can do more, and It’s not quite as “easy” as advertised, though it’s pretty cool once you roll up your sleeves and start trying things out.
We were talking last night about Energy Star ratings, and how unreliable they are. For example, TVs that are tested and rated when their screens are dimmed so much you can’t see them. Or laptop batteries rated with performance and screen brightness turned down and no one doing anything on them. Or refrigerators that have […]