With the use of a deep frier and a little liquid nitrogen Instructables Technology Editor Randy Sarafan managed to create a deep fried ice cream sandwich. Read the full article on MAKE
Yup. The KISS method. It’s so overlooked and yet, so necessary these days. We live in a world where technology is advancing more quickly every day. And that’s great. But it also means we are surrounded by instruction manuals the size of phone books, and there are more things for us to break by accident.
Here are some things going on this morning in your world of tech: Shares of OmniVision Technologies (OVTI) are up $2.98, or over 19%, at $18.47 in early trading, continuing after-hours gains from last night, after the company reported fiscal Q4 results that topped consensus and a better-than-expected Q1 view as well. Price targets are [...]
Each January, IKEA Hackers invites its readers to vote for the best furniture/technology hacks of the year. Here are the winning creations from 2007 to 2012 along with the instructions on how to make them. More »
FYI I want to get the message out that Belton ISD is hiring two instructional technology coordinators who have experience with iPad implementation for all levels of instruction.The district's vision is to change instruction to a student-centered model, and it's a tech coordinator's dream come true. Show More Summary
There’s a great new book out on mobile technologies in libraries and I was fortunate to have been asked to contribute a chapter on mobile learning and mobile instruction in libraries. The book is called The Handheld Library: Mobile Technology and the Librarian and it was edited by the undeniably awesome Tom Peters and Lori [...]
Iron Man 3 is just around the corner, and if you intend to show up on opening night decked out in your own home-made armor, you'll want to check out this slick Instructable by Advancer Technologies. More »
Lynne O’Brien, director of academic technology and instructional services at Duke University, said the “rapid uptake” of MOOCs had taken many people by surprise. As she put it, “These courses don’t seem to fit anything of the model that...Show More Summary
The reconciliation between LG and Samsung following their 18-month long feud over OLED patents looks to be over after LG Electronics instructed its rival to pay for use of the... Keep reading ?
Students no longer sit in front of a computer to write essays. They have gone mobile and have taken their writing assignments right along with them. It is time writing instructional technology catches up and delivers premium content and functionality on mobile platforms. Middle School Writing 1.0, for iPad and iPhone, is all students need [...]Show More Summary
Global Kids, an award-winning in-school and afterschool New York City youth program, is joining millions of U.S. students today participating in activities that spotlight successful instructional technology practice in the classroom...
If you consider yourself even remotely interested in technology, you've heard the term “algorithm." An algorithm is defined as a set of instructions for solving a problem or performing a task, and a quick look at history will revealShow More Summary
Before Chad Dickerson even walked into his first day of work as Chief Technology Officer of Etsy, he’d been sent a list of demands from users. It opened with instructions to take a painkiller before reading. In other words, Etsy’s site was a technological mess. It crashed, and there was no way to inform users of the crash. In fact,...
As we reported earlier this month, Mirantis, which is well-known to numerous technology titans as a consulting firm that knows its way around the OpenStack cloud computing platform, recently announced that it has received $10 million in funding from Dell, Intel and WestSummit. Show More Summary
Aside from simply having the right equipment and instructing children in basic technology usage, what else should educational institutions be teaching kids about technology, starting as early as kindergarten?
My year-end 2012 was pretty mellow. I’ve been doing the same technology instruction and teaching at the vocational high school and the occasional local library fill-in shift. I’ve gotten more active in VLA and in the new Rural Librarians Unite group. I had a very busy April-June speaking season which I enjoyed and didn’t do [...]
[We are fortunate to have this transcript, taken by a company stenographer, from one of the early efforts of the resistance to instruct an army company in tactics. Although we now have more sophisticated technologies to hold these invaders in check, it is instructive too see how the American military in the 1950s struggled to…
Image Source: http://goo.gl/E0eZ1 “Teachers’ experience so far, because there aren’t instructionally validated applications, is that cellphones and the like are only a distraction," says Robert Spielvogel, the chief technology officer...Show More Summary
As the technology director for a high-performing, awardwinningschool district, Julie Bohnenkamp knows she mustdeliver high-quality training to keep students engaged andhelp teachers personalize and differentiate their instruction.
Thanks to a Scanlime post from entitled "Hacking My Vagina", there are now detailed instructions on how to reverse engineer a remote control vibrator so that its remote interface can be supplanted by an "Arduino-based sonar controller" that a user can activate with any part of her body. Vibrator deconstructionist Beth explains the resulting piece of sex toy wizardry: More »