2014

Disaster and Recovery

The disaster was the breakdown of my computer. It all started when I tried to upgrade from 32 bit to 64 bit. I then installed another 4 gigs of RAM bringing me up to 8 gigs. I did this so that I could run 64 bit Firestorm the Second Life Read more…

By pj, ago
Coursera

Philosophy

The real thing can be viewed below. I enjoyed the course and learned stuff. Got a bit lost halfway through coz I was lazy running other MOOCs at the same time. Only doing one at a time now. The MOOCs are rich with brain stuff. I am having a terrible Read more…

By pj, ago
#edcmooc

Well evaluation time #edcmooc

So the teaching part of the course is over. No more Forum posts, no more directed videos. What have I learned? Well MOOCs are great fun. I have signed up for three more: Critical Thinking and Introduction to Philosophy both at Edinburgh and Good Brain Bad Brain run by the Read more…

By pj, ago
#edcmooc

The Rise of the Avatar #edcmooc

If the symbol of posthumanism is the computer then its agent is the avatar. I have an avatar in the cybercommunity of second life. We have been having a bit of a debate about real and virtual as far as education goes. Here’s the comment I made: Jeremy, Should we Read more…

By pj, ago
2013

Essential Free Graphics

A good graphics program is essential. Photoshop is used by all professionals and I did a free online course where I learned the essentials. Photoshop CS2 is very old but available free of charge. I use it primarily to make backgrounds transparent. I have a green studio in Second Life Read more…

By nowchangeyourlife, ago
2013

Free Stuff

Re Posted from Family Blogs dot me Family Blogs dot info is the main site. You might be temptied to get a free site, weebly, webnode and WordPress all offer free sites and will let you register a gTLD a generic top level domain like dot com for a price. Read more…

By nowchangeyourlife, ago
2011

Virtual Classrooms

I am desperate to teach. One way will be to have a virtual classroom in second life. I found such a classroom in my wanderings. AND found a whole world of teaching at Texas State. Here is the classroom I found Set up by the look of it as a Read more…

By nowchangeyourlife, ago