Category Archive: Google

Mar 22

Google Keep VS Evernote

Google Keep with a few notes

While reading a LifeHacker article today, came across a reference to something new called “Google Keep“.  Having never heard of it, I thought I would check it out.  I love Google as a company, and take every piece of software they come out with automatically as a serious contender. But then I found out what …

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Oct 14

VIDEO: A Vision of Students Today

Came across this great video today made by Dr. Michael Wesch (Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology) at Kansas State University. Dr. Wesch studies how technology and social media affects students, society, and culture…The video goes on to say “If students learn what they do, what are they learning sitting here?” referring to the chairs in a lecture hall. There is a great old Chinese proverb that I have at the beginning of my teaching philosophy: “Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand”.

Aug 05

Google Wave Is OUT!

Amazing news hit the internet, August 4th, 2010: Google Wave is OUT. Google has decided that “[Google Wave] has not seen the user adoption [they] would have liked”, and that they are not going “to continue developing Wave as a standalone product”, though they will leave it up until the end of the year.