A Talk About Nothing

Lena Reinhard You may have watched this elsewhere, but I found it impressive enough to add here as well. Its a very fine talk about the tech industry by Lena Reinhard at the first ever .concat() web development conference on March 7th 2015. Here’s the abstract of the talk ....more

Megan Smith on the Disappeared

Chief Technology Officer of the United States, Megan Smith, was a guest on the Charlie Rose show recently. She talked about how women have been disappeared from the history of tech. Like the lady said ....more

Suggestions from a Web Educator for the Dreamweaver Folks at Adobe

I’ve been teaching Dreamweaver again. Yeah, I do it all the time, I know. I have some ideas about what Dreamweaver needs to do to make life easier for newbies who haven’t been using the product forever like I have ....more

Adobe Creative Cloud: The Good News and the Bad News

The good news about subscribing to Adobe Creative Cloud is that you always have shiny fresh, updated software. You’re up to date all the time. The bad news about subscribing to Adobe Creative Cloud is that you always have shiny fresh, updated software ....more

Twitter Tip: The List vs. The Follow

About a year ago I started a new pop culture/entertainment blog called Old Ain’t Dead. I started a new Twitter account for it as well @OldAintDead. In the service of my new topic, I wanted to follow the tweets of many people and sources who write about entertainment and the stars making the pop culture news ....more

Web Standards Sherpa Closing

It’s the end of an era. The web site that dedicated itself to publishing articles about best practices and web standards at webstandardssherpa.com is shutting down. Here’s how Aaron Gustafson, the founder, put it in his announcement on Facebook ....more

Thought Germs, Anger, and Spreading Memes (Video)

“This video will make you angry” is the name of this video from @GCPGrey. I think it could be useful in a Web Education class. © vdebolt for Web Teacher, 2015 ....more

Review: Badass: Making Users Awesome

product Badass: Making Users Awesome by Kathy Sierra is from O’Reilly (2015). This book is about motivation and skills and progress and brain science. It shows you how to use motivation and skill levels and learning progress by being badass, by modeling badass, and by giving you the badass version of learning how to be badass ....more

Interactive Video: Think of the Possibilities for Education

Scene from Jack Black’s “That Black Bat Licorice” video I’ve seen a couple of interactive videos recently. One was an version of Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone.” In the Bob Dylan video, you use up and down arrow keys to move between various visuals, all perfected coordinated with the song. I’m unable to embed the video here, but I urge you to check it out and play with the interactive elements ....more

Blogging for Beginners: How to Choose and Get a Domain Name

Thinking of starting a new website? You'll need to choose a domain name for your new site, then buy that domain name. Let's take a look at some of the basics you'll need to get a domain name you love. ...more
pinesandpalmettos Excellent tips. Thanks!more