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“Grasshopper: Learn to Code in JavaScript” by Google’s Area 120

UPDATE 5/6/2018: After working on Grasshopper for 16 days in a row…..I GRADUATED!  Yippeee! Tired of your kids, or grand-kids, having all the fun learning how to code?  Well…..here is an app for us “old” folks.  😉 Adult learners, using the Grasshopper app on your Android or IoS phones can now learn how to code in JavaScript…..for FREE……and have FUN

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Google Pixel & Pixel XL Android Phones

Google decided it was time to develop hardware! Since I am (was?) a hardware developer…this is great news. Google announced several new hardware products yesterday (October 4, 2016), but, I am only super excited about one: The Pixel phones. Note: I will add more information as I get hands-on experience with this phone after I get it (it is currently

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Google+ Hangout Video Conferencing Meeting, Part 2

Updated: 3/31/2020 during the coronavirus pandemic. Stay Safe! Google+ Hangout is the PERFECT way for ANYONE, ANYTIME, ANYPLACE  to video conference.  It is FREE, you can meet with up to 10 friends, and the quality is awesome (for a free service).  The technology behind this is from Vidyo. I will shut-up and let the video do the talking…. AWESOME!!!!!!!!  Sorry,

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Google+ Hangout Video Conferencing Meeting, Part 1

Before any good, errrr…..AWESOME meeting, there is preparation.   That is especially the case with a video conference.  The initiators of the video conference must work diligently to make sure the meeting goes off without a hitch. No joking around….deadly serious business.  If you want to get involved in video conferencing and put on an AWESOME meeting (watch for Part

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Google+ Hangout

This Thursday!!!!  A Google+ Hangout for video conferencing types like you! Join the conversation….. – Join David Maldow, Telepresence Options, and myself for a Google+ Hangout this Thursday!  Go here to see David’s article on Telepresence Options, or continue reading my copied version below.  Add me to your circles…….if you dare!  🙂 – Telepresence Options has joined the Google+ community. Go ahead and circle

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Microsoft Office 365 To The Cloud

Checking the news on the Internet this morning, I spotted this article from SF Gate describing the official announcement today(!) that Microsoft Office is moving to the cloud with Microsoft Office 365 (I suppose that means it is available 365 days a year?). The article explains that small to medium businesses that can’t afford to buy, install, run, and maintain

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Google Changes Search Algorithm

A few days ago Google changed it’s search algorithm. Surfing the web today, I see that that change has had an impact on “content farm” traffic to the point where some have even started laying off people. But…..I’m not complaining…in the past few days…this blog, and TracyReaderDad.com, have both seen INCREASED views. If I calculated correctly (and I tutor Math…how

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