Anyone who does research writing needs a pdf and citation manager. I had been a fan of Mendeley until they were bought by Elsevier who changed the code in a way that made it no longer usable for me. Those… Read moreZotero: Adding reference items to this pdf/citation manager
After receiving yet another campus-wide meeting invitation for an event in an ongoing series that I am never going to attend, I decided I was done manually processing these invitations. By manually processing, I mean, clicking “decline.” Every. Single. Time…. Read moreAutodelete Outlook meeting invitations from specific people and hide from calendar
You’re happily using your web browser. Thinking you are done with a page, you close a tab. But you were wrong. You were not done with the page. Option 1: Open the last-closed tab This keyboard combination will open your… Read moreReopening a recently closed web browser tab
Want to receive text messages on all of your web-enabled devices? If you have an Android phone, install ZipWhip (free) on your smartphone, laptop, desktop, and Android tablet. Any time you get a text message, the message will appear on… Read moreZipWhip: Get Your Text Messages on All of Your Devices
A couple weeks ago I was sitting in our psychology lab when a student wandered in. Me: Can I help you? Student: <locating the clock on the wall> I was wondering what time it is. The student is visually impaired,… Read moreAnalog Clocks: My Generation’s Slide Rule
Qwerty? 123456? Ashley? Bailey? SplashData has released the list of the top 25 passwords culled from lists produced by hackers. Is yours on the list? Password security is the best thing you can do to protect yourself. I use LastPass… Read morePassword Security: Can I Guess Your Password?
I had the pleasure of spending last Thursday and Friday in Spokane, WA at the Pacific Northwest Assessment, Teaching, and Learning Conference. This annual conference is presented by the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (WA SBCTC) and… Read morePacific Northwest Assessment, Teaching, and Learning Conference 2011