In what feels like eons ago, I wrote a blog post on protecting your data when in public. I looked up that post. I published it on January 20, 2020, just three months before most of us stopped going out… Read moreStay safe: USB condoms, VPNs, and travel routers (reprise)
If you have had students who have submitted particularly good work or work that illustrates common errors, you may want to share the work with your current students. Since the students’ names are not on their files—or you have removed… Read moreSharing student work anonymously? The file’s metadata may reveal the name of the student
Last week, after a student confessed to using a “study guide” site to complete one or more of her homework assignments, I did some Googling. While I think I found what she was using—the words and phrases were changed up—I… Read moreCheck these websites for your assignments and tests
USB condoms Let’s start with USB condoms, because, frankly, that’s why you decided to read this post. It’s okay to be honest. We’re friends. The cable you use to charge your phone and your tablet serve as both a power… Read moreStay safe: USB condoms, VPNs, and travel routers
I made the jump from Windows 7 to Windows 10. I generally like this upgrade, although connecting to my college’s VPN has gotten much harder. Well, not harder, just more tedious. In Windows 7, I could click on my internet… Read moreWindows 10: Connecting to VPN should be easier than this. And now it is.