oddball stuff

“eMail’s for old people” — Benoit College Mindset List

Posted by on August 20, 2010

Zac March, director of UM’s eLearning Initiative, sent out a link to an article on how the class of 2014 thinks about technology. This article is based, in part, on the Beloit College Mindset List, published every year since 1998. What I thought was most interesting about the initial article from www.ecampusnews.com was the conversation […]

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Search Stories from Google

Posted by on August 18, 2010

Apparently Google/YouTube has created a feature called “Search Stories” that allow you to create a short video based on your search terms. Julie Phelps, one of our Instructional Technologists, has created the following Search Story using terms related to Missouri S&T Educational Technology. Enjoy!

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Educational and Tasty — Bacon used to cut through steel

Posted by on April 16, 2009

Theo Gray, over at popsci.com, demonstrates how to use slices of bacon (prosciutto, actually) to cut through a steel pan.  Very cool. He also explains the how and why this is possible. http://www.popsci.com/bacon And for those folks who object to the desecration of bacon in this fashion, he built a vegetarian version of the thermal […]

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