Statistics Visualized (video)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbkSRLYSojo?rel=0&w=570&h=350] I found this video fascinating for a couple of reasons: I'm used to reading statistics in black and white numbers and percentages. Sometimes they are given in a graph or a chart. But never...

Abstaining from Technology?

I've been thinking about these kinds of things a lot lately: I just read this article about a mom who decided that she and her 3 teenagers were going to take a 6 month...

Lightning Photographed by Superfast X-Ray Camera

This is cool! This picture was taken by an "extremely" high speed x-ray camera (it captures 10 million frames per second... normally video cameras capture 30 frames or pictures per second). The researchers actually...

North Point’s iBand (video)

What a creative use of technology! The worship band @ North Point Community Church in Atlanta, GA used iPads to play Christmas music in their service.

Literacy and Media

I recently came across some interesting statistics. Sometimes you need to be careful with statistics because they can always be skewed to show what you want versus what a different side wants, but these...

Technology and Us (and our kids)

The television. Also known as: the TV. Love it or hate it, the TV has been an influential force in the last hundred years. From its early, crude transmitted silhouette images, to black and...

Shine | David Crowder Band (video)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8cAU475dQo?rel=0&w=570&h=350] What a neat video and a great song! source YouTube

Word Cloud 2

I really like this web app. This week's Wordle cloud.

Word Clouds

I came across this website called Wordle. With Wordle you can insert any number of words and text that you wish and it will generate a conglomeration of those words in any color, size,...

The Internet (infographic)

I am always amazed at the "vastness" and implicit impact the internet (and its subsidiaries) are having on humanity and our behavior. Check out this "infographic" below: HT Imago

An Internet Fast (unintentional)

This wasn't on purpose.  I love my cellphone.  It's a smartphone that's capable of fetching emails as well as simple internet searches and reading, in addition to calendaring, unlimited contacts and other "media-related" stuff....

“My show is OFF!”

Back in December, Amanda and I decided to turn our TV satellite service off.  It saved us some money each month and it prevented me from watching it too much!  And because we live...