Do you have an old computer that you want to speed up? Adding an SSD is an easy and quick way to do that.
This 250 GB drive is super-cheap now ($45) but is great quality (I have one, which cost me $85 about a year ago).
You can buy the drive here:
(Amazon Canada link)
New post on Python blog:
I love Humble Bundle for some of the book and software deals they offer. This one is especially good, particularly for those that want to edit photos or videos or create CG artwork.
This deal, entitled Humble Software Bundle: Painter – Create with Confidence, is an incredible software package that would normally cost you near $1000, but it in this bundle it only costs about $33. Continue reading “Humble Bundle Deal – Corel PaintShop Pro Ultimate, Painter, Pinnacle Studio Ultimate, more”
Have you wanted to learn how to program but lacked the support? #100DaysOfCode is a formal (but flexible) process with a clear set of rules designed to motivate you. Part of the process involves sharing your goals and progress via social media and your files via GitHub, which is a free online repository website and version control service which many teachers are now using as an alternative to a traditional website.
Come learn how to get started and how the process works. You’ll especially benefit from this session if you never used GitHub and want to learn how easy it can be. Continue reading “#100DaysOfCode – Come Join the Fun!”
See my blog post.
I never post anything online about Trump, but in this case I’m making an exception.
They say a picture is worth a 1000 words, well this picture got way more than 1000 words of coverage.
The picture was so popular it even got its own hashtag.
Things are heating up in education in Ontario, not for the good. 93% of CUPE employees have given the authorization to strike. Let’s hope it doesn’t come to that.
ECOO’s Annual BIT Conference – Early Bird Special
Are you attending the annual BIT conference? Register before October 1 to advantage of the early bird special. Details here.
I’ll be presenting on a project I’m pursuing called #100DaysOfCode. Please consider attending!
…is looking for volunteers. Local teachers may wish to ask their videography students to consider volunteering as this would count towards their 40 hour volunteer time requirement for their OSSD.
I hope to see you there!
The 500 Rule
Did you know there is a “500 rule” in photography? Read about it here.
OTF PD Calendar
Check out the OTF PD Calendar to find any AQ or ABQ courses you might want to take.
Thank you, Doug!
Welcome to the first of hopefully a series of “snippets” blog posts. I have to admit I’m poaching the idea from @dougpete with his “My Week Ending” series [example]. My life seems to be too hectic to publish “real” posts so let’s see if this works as an alternative.
Capital One Data Breach
This week we saw a major data breach that exposed millions of Canadian’s banking, credit card, and possibly social insurance numbers. I tweeted a series of posts under the #CyberSecurity hashtag. Continue reading “Snippets #1”