Careful What You’re Locked Into

I had a great time mountain biking this past weekend. I really enjoy engaging in a physical activity that requires one hundred percent of your mental attention. Riding the more challenging trails is just that. In some places, the path is just inches wide. Between rocks and roots, you’re looking out for the smallest obstacle […]

Love It, Hate It, Embraced It Or Ban It—The Apple Watch Is Headed Toward Your Classroom

Apple has long been in the business of squashing the status quo with disruptive technology. The impact of the Macintosh changed the way we used computers. The iPod revolutionized the music industry. To say the iPhone revolutionized the phone industry is an understatement. The iPad has brought tablets to the forefront—in fact, this happens to […]

Nutshell—New From Prezi

Nutshell is a new visual storytelling app that combines the simplicity of photos, the compelling nature of video, and the fun of animation to create short, shareable cinematic narratives. The idea for Nutshell came about when the Prezi team discovered that people were using Prezi’s zoom-able presentation canvas for sharing events like birthdays, road trips, […]

Prezi—A New Spin On Presentation Software

If you are currently using Prezi, they have released eight reusable design templates that you can customize with your own content. Prezi is cloud-based, presentation software that zooms in and out of each slide. Using these or other templates is a great way to try it out without starting from scratch. Warning: After using Prezi, […]

Flushing DNS Cache In OS X (Panther Through Yosemite)

From time to time, when changing DNS configurations you will need to flush the local DNS cache on your computer. On a Mac, this can easily be done from the Terminal. Just run the following commands for your respective version of OS X… El Capitan sudo dscacheutil -flushcache;sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder; say cache flushed Yosemite […]

Connections

The Web is an amazing thing. Computers, wires, switches, networks, data centers, and all kinds of impersonal components, yet we use it in so many personal ways. We share emails, photos, and stories with family and friends often at great distances. Sometimes relationships are born through the Web. Sometimes we simply make superficial connections. We […]