Tag Archives: Technology

Will Robots Replace Humans

I have been watching some of the new releases from CES. I have been amazed by how many robots are being displayed this year. It reminds me of when computers or TV’s were the hot topics. I am not talking about a robot the sweeps your carpets or even ones that mow your lawn. I am talking about full-fledged service robots. These are robots that interact with people as well as provides a service to the food and hotel industries. There is a hotel in Japan that is entirely run by robots. As soon as you check into the lobby … Continue reading

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Google Glass

When I was recently away at the technology conference I attended I had a chance to try on a pair of Google Glass. When you first pick up Glass you will notice that they are a little heavier then they look. I always noticed that they seemed to get a little warm over the right ear, this is due to the battery being located there. The person who was at the table showing them off said this is normal. Once I had the Google Glass on and started to see the little screen over my right eye I found it … Continue reading

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Creation or Standardization?

In the vast world that we live in with the fast paced everything how can our children learn to handle change? We want them to handle change and we strive to find ways to get it into their brains. But STOP! Really? This is the talk in many circles but when you get right down to the cold hard facts we don’t want people who can think outside of the box. Anyone read The Maze Runner, read it and see what happens when we allow little people to begin to think on their own. At this writing there are no … Continue reading

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Technology And Education

Most people that know me and read this blog or follow my podcasts or vidcasts you also know that I work in education as a technology director. With this job I have the pleasure of working with today’s youth as well as some veteran teachers who started in education long before computers. It is my job to bring the power of technology together with the power of education. Sometimes this is very hard. The kids are fine what ever we toss at them they will use. The teachers at most times seem to want to learn how to use the … Continue reading

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Is Paper Print Dying Off?

This is a question we get everyday on the job. With all of the digital content floating around and with all of the access to cloud based storage drives, there is a decrease in paper being used. If you want to lower the paper use in your business you need to follow a few simple steps. Provide all of your office workers with a sharing solution. This will allow them to share, read and edit documents without printing them. Remove any desktop printers that you have. If you ask your office workers to walk to the printer, you will see … Continue reading

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Missing Technology

Sometimes and in some places people prefer not to get involved in the Face Book or Twitter movement. They really prefer just to stay away from the entire technology movement. Do you ever wonder why anyone would want this kind of life style? I have often been caught saying that I would like to be back in the seventies again. We didn’t have computers or cell phones and we were just fine. What we seemed to have was more of something a lot of people are lacking these days. This is a little something called family. We used to talk … Continue reading

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Light Scribe Pen

If you are looking for something to help your student at home from Elementary to College then this pen is just what you are looking for. Shop around for the best price here is a link for the pen on Amazon┬ájust a little over $100.00. This pen allows you to take notes on a special paper table and then it will convert it to typed text. It also allows yo record audio. This is great when the teacher or professor is giving a lecture, you can record every word. It also allows you to create drawings on the paper pad … Continue reading

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