Category Archives: computers

Changes

I am back to working from home full time. For the past twelve weeks I have been teaching a hybrid schedule. All mornings were at home and three afternoons were spent in the socially distance conscious classroom with a mask … Continue reading

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Battling the Machines

I should be writing about how I prepared a decent meal for my girlfriend on the weekend. Too often, I have relied on takeout rather than my culinary skills. While one is certainly easier, it really is a little on … Continue reading

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Resolution To One Issue

In case I left anyone hanging by not concluding my story about my poorly functioning mouse, I just wanted to clue you in on the resolution. I was pretty sure I was going to get a replacement, I just didn’t … Continue reading

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How Did That Happen?

I think I broke my mouse.  More correctly, I think I wore my mouse out.  How did that happen? This revelation isn’t as dramatic as you think.  It didn’t just stop working.  It works, but it just doesn’t work as … Continue reading

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Lots to Juggle

There are some complex machines out there.  You know what I am talking about.  You’ve seen those people sitting in front of some control panel, flipping hundreds of switches while turning thousands of dials,  with ease.   They make the complex … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts

Besides the obvious, there are some unusual things that make teaching from home different from teaching at school.  Despite students’ assurances that technology is their slave and not the other way around, they are not nearly as adept as they … Continue reading

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The Future is Coming

As I get over the hump in another week of online teaching, I have had some time to reflect and wonder what will come of all this.  I don’t mean the virus and the impact prolonged social distancing will have.  … Continue reading

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Catching a Surprise Moment

I would be lying if I called working from home Today’s Perfect Moment.  Sure, I got to wake up later than usual.  I got to drink my coffee like it was Saturday morning and not the rush of a typical … Continue reading

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A Break from the Noise

In light of the days events, writing about A Perfect Moment seems callous and is quite hard. The media and even the people around me are all talking about war and death.  Everyone is waiting for the Trump speech in … Continue reading

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Who’s in the Driver’s Seat?

Yesterday, partly out of curiosity, I took my mother’s Garmin GPS Navigation tool with me on a trip into the city. You have either heard, or experienced some of the interesting directions these things give. I have had my share … Continue reading

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