Intentional Use of Technology in the Classroom

Recently I presented my Intentional Use of Technology in the Classroom presentation for both the Alberta Brightspace Ignite conference, and the SAIT Polytechnic Showcase ’15. The slide deck for that presentation can be found here.

Support Free & Open Software This Holiday Season!

My annual Free & Open Source Software donation campaign has kicked off. Lets donate to the free and open source software projects that we use every day, and show the maintainers and creators of those projects how much we appreciate their work.

Why Are Websites So Careless With User Passwords?

It seems like every week I am hearing news of another website’s database of their user’s plain text or poorly hashed passwords and other sensitive user data being stolen. Modern web technology makes securely encrypting data so easy to do, that there is no good reason that these websites aren’t doing it besides laziness.

What If Facebook Paid You To Share?

Facebook is about to start selling stocks on the public market, and no doubt their stocks will be one of the hottest buys ever. Facebook needs to ensure the longevity of their platform and make sure users don’t jump to competing services. What if Facebook were to pay their users for sharing and using the Facebook platform?

Tech Predictions for 2012

The end of the world, robot butlers, flying cars and the zombie apocalypse are predictions you WON’T find from me this year. However, I do have 7 major predictions for 2012.

Donate to Open Source Software This Holiday Season

Thanks to an inspiring tweet by a friend, I want to give back to all the free open source software projects I use daily. Learn more about this great initiative, and follow my progress. Want to get involved? We’d love to have you join us.

I Can’t Believe Steve Jobs Is Gone

Those who know me know that I’ve never been an Apple fan, but what a lot of people don’t know is that I have a lot of respect for Steve Jobs. These are my thoughts on Steve Jobs as I sit back and reflect after his passing.

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