Back in the day, when videoconferencing (think video chat in 2019) was new and exciting, my colleague, Renee, and I were working at Lawrence Livermore National Lab advancing that technology and, as part of an LLNL community outreach program, visiting Elementary and Middle Schools in area to show […]
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Running high speed (Cat 5, 5e, 6, etc) cable to connect your electronic devices is a dying art thanks to WiFi. But, you may need to make a patch cable at some point in your life. If so…click to read more
Saw this new Lego Education STEM related product for Grades 6 thru 8 from coming in August 2019. Check out this video:
I have been pondering the use of STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Math vs STEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math for sometime. One day last week, I was cruising Facebook (a less often occurrence lately) and read some comments on a article related to STEM / STEAM. […]
LittleBits Web Site Originally published on ForCarol.com Drive Safe! With TechyMike’s new emphasis on helping to keep Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) activities in the classroom, here is our second blog introducing some cool STEM related products that teachers
I am consolidating “technology” on this blog. This article was originally published on ForCarol.com. More STEM / STEAM stuff: The LEGO Mindstorms Education EV3 for STEM / STEAM enrichment looks like a fun way to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math.
In case you have not seen this anywhere else….watch this very short video showing how Samsung is testing the Galaxy Fold. Pretty cool stuff as
This is interesting! A video tour of interesting stuff for techies in New York City. I would do a video in Tracy, CA, but,
This is a guest blog by Jan McDonnal a long time friend and fantastic supporter of ForCarol.com. Enjoy! So, I’m not a “techy” person per se. I do have a smart phone, I enjoy using my iPad and can get around the internet pretty well. I had heard […]
One thing I like about using the Google phones is that I can stay in the loop with Beta testing the latest and greatest software. History: Those who know me, know that any new software or hardware that falls into my lap, will break. It is the story […]