Toastmasters for Techies

Toastmasters for Techies

About a month ago I started attending a new group forming now in Grand Rapids called “ Toastmasters for Techies”.  I had heard of “Toastmasters” many times in the past as a group that had been around for a long long time to help people get better at speaking in...

Candyland, LCR, and Warstorm

If “Candyland, LCR, and Warstorm” was a Jeopardy answer, my question of the day would be “Name three games that seem really fun when you start playing them, but quickly fade when you start thinking about them.” Candyland is a game that probably everyone has heard...

Book Review: Think and Make It Happen

Think and Make it Happen, by Dr. Augsto Cury, caught my eye because of the catchy title, interesting premise, and seemingly lofty claims. Who doesn’t want to eliminate their fears, master emotions, release creativity and even "reinvent your entire...

One Month of No Fast Food or Drive Thru

I tweeted earlier that I had now officially gone one month without fast food or drive thru, and that my goal is to keep this up.  I “went public” with this achievement and goal for a couple reasons.  The first is the most obvious, and selfish, reason – I...

What is hypervideo anyway?

If you know me or follow this blog at all you will probably know a few things about me: 1) I really like working with the latest technology and 2) I have a long history with Education and Learning.  It just so happens that a project I am working on now, that is...