70 Things Every Computer Geek Should Know. The term ‘geek’, once used to label a circus freak, has morphed in meaning over the years. What was once an unusual profession transferred into a word indicating social awkwardness. As time has gone on, the word has yet again morphed to indicate a new type of individual: someone who is obsessive over one (or more) particular subjects, whether it be science, photography, electronics, computers, media, or any other field. A geek is one who isn’t satisfied knowing only the surface facts, but instead has a visceral desire to learn everything possible about a particular subject. A techie geek is usually one who knows a little about everything, and is thus the person family and friends turn to whenever they have a question. If you’re that type of person and are looking for a few extra skills to pick up, or if you’re a newbie aiming to get a handhold on the honor that is geekhood, read on to find out what skills you need to know.
Optical mouse hacking, part 1 « Department of New Computings Arduino driver for the ADNS2610 follows the cut, along with sample implementation and a fairly straightforward Processing app to read the data. The part most people will care about is the first chunk. You should easily be able to adapt it to other chips like the ADNS2051. In porting, pay close attention to the procedure for reading out the framebuffer, as that seems to be the primary difference between chips.
The iPad Guide - How to Get the Most Out of the iPad When the iPad was released, Steve Jobs called it "magical". And in many ways, he was right. The iPad is a great device capable of doing everything from streaming movies to entertaining you with great games to becoming your digital library to simply letting you surf the web on your couch. Unfortunately, one of it's magical qualities isn't to instantly allow you to know all of the great ways to use the device.
Developing the Gameboy-Like Meggy Jr RGB Posted Feb 06, 2012 at 2:19 pm This project enables the writing of custom games which can be controlled through the Arduino development environment as it is fully driven by an ATmega168 microcontroller. A platform to develop handheld pixel games can be designed with this Meggy Jr RGB kit since it contains an 8×8 RGB LED matrix display that is fully addressable along with 6 big fat buttons for playing comfortably. It is also designed to be mounted inside a handle set made of wood or plastic case which makes it a unique feature of Meggy Jr RGB. Compared to a bare circuit board, this is more pleasant and safer to hold.
Freetech4Teachers This page is where you can find resources related to my presentations about creating effective blogs and websites to complement instruction. How to create a Blogger blog. How to turn on comment moderation in Blogger. How to use Evernote to enhance your productivity and improve your understanding of medicine Readers of the iMedicalApps forums will have seen that Evernote was rated particularly highly by a number of commenters when asked ‘How do you use mobile technology to help with your studies’. As a result of this, I was encouraged to try Evernote out for an extended period and see what impact it could make upon my learning. I am pleased to say that I have now had enough time to explore Evernote and can now highly recommend it as one of the best note taking apps for medical purposes. So without further ado… What is Evernote? Evernote is an app available on a wide range of devices including Desktop, Web, Android, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Windows 7 that allows you to ‘Capture anything’.
Organizers Forms, Templates, Documents The Organizers sub-category contains forms that can be useful when planning daily schedules or organizing personal information. These forms include Event Mailing Organizer, Address Book, and a Weekly Planner. Teacher’s Attendance and Roll BookThe Teacher’s Attendance and Roll Book is designed for keeping classroom attendance records on a monthly basis. Next Page » 15 Favorite iPad Apps As Selected By Teachers Out of 125 responses from teachers indicating their top 3 apps, these are the apps that were listed most often. Over the last few weeks, we ran a survey asking teachers to tell us about two or three of their favorite iPad apps that they use in an education-related context. Today we share the apps that were listed most often, and include some feedback from teachers regarding why they like them so much. As it turns out, free apps really outweighed paid apps in our survey responses.
Top 20 Must-Have Educational iPhone & iPad Apps - List Of Must-Have Educational iPhone & iPad Apps Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast) With advent of technology, nearly everything has changed. Even the ways with what we learn things have changed a great deal. Mobile technology has become integral part of some educational institutions. A large number of educational institutions have switched to e-books and electronic gadgets and have discontinued using paper notebooks, etc. There are institutions that provide access of mobile technology, both to teachers and students, and such educational houses have embraced iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches in their educational system.