Month: September 2014

Move Over Lads: The Girls Are Coming

When I ran one of my first conferences at Google HQ last April we had just over 100 teachers attend. Of those 100 teachers only 7 were female.

It was ironic, at the time Google had a massive wall art showing the symbols for male and female.

See what is happening to engage more females in the Tech industry.

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A Great Quote About Learning

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read or write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn” -Alvin Toffler

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Surface Pro 3 Review

I picked up my surface Pro 3 two weeks ago. I was interested to see how the Surface pro 3 would compare to the Surface Pro 2 and more importantly my new MacBook Pro.

Here is what I like and disliked, as well as an evaluation of the Surface pro 3 in an educational context

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Why most Conference Keynotes Are A Waste Of Time

I’ve sat through 9 keynote presentations this week and need to get something off my chest.

I thought the best way to do this would be to write an open letter while I sat through the last keynote for the day.

Google Docs Advanced Sharing: Hidden Feature Found Here

The new Google Docs sharing user interface has been released, but one of my favourite features is now hidden.

The feature that prohibits collaborators from adding other collaborators, or changing the sharing permissions of people already in the doc.

Watch the video below to discover what and where this feature is.

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LastPass: Password security best practice

If you have a Google password, you may have heard that a number of usernames and passwords were leaked by a third party company.

It is a good reminder that we shouldn’t take internet security for granted.

In this post we show you what can you [practically] do to keep your password safe

Using Technology Better Update

Here is a quick video update about what I’ve been up to over the last couple of months.

These three changes will position myself and my team to better serve you as a teacher and schools looking to use technology better.

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