Category Archives: Technology Education

Balancing focus, deep competence, and diversity

This post is nothing more than a pointer to an excellent article by Michael Simmons entitled, “People Who Have “Too Many Interests” Are More Likely To Be Successful According To Research.” Click over there now and read it.  It’s a … Continue reading

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Teaching/Learning Paradox

We advance in our individual lives and, as a species by learning.  If we didn’t learn we’d still be in caves.  For the most successful and happy people, learning is a pleasure.  I can’t get enough of whatever brain chemical … Continue reading

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Tesla manufacturers mobile computers

On May 23, Consumer Reports declined to recommend the Tesla Model 3 due to higher-than-ideal stopping distance. Seven (7) (!) days later Tesla released a software update that reduced stopping distance which, in turn, provoked Consumer Reports to issue a … Continue reading

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Software has eaten the car and it’s NOT good

Not sure how I missed this… On Jul 21, 2015 Wired Magazine ran a story by Andy Greenberg titled “Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It.” According to the story, hackers were able to remotely take control over only instrumentation and … Continue reading

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HUGE step forward for digital literacy

It’s no secret that the leverage available to information technology innovators is HUGE.  I can’t think of another human endeavor that, with the investment in an Amazon EC2 node or two and a few weekends of software development, can change … Continue reading

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