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Oooh. This will be a good question for my IT11 students. We just finished our unit on binary.
 
Penny a Day - 3 Act Math Task

Introduce exponential notation with a hook that will quickly make students realize that there is a need for exponents.
Introduce exponential notation with a question: Which would you rather - $1 Million or a Penny a Day, Doubled for a Month? A 3 act math task for exponents.
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It would be much more interesting and revealing to change the question to doubling every year...
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Hey +Peter Vogel​ and @sutto _c - have you seen this? #Chromebooks and #Vernier systems!
 
Vernier Probes works with Chromebooks.   I just tried this, and it just worked great.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/vernier-graphical-analysi/dncgedbnidfkppmdgfgidcepclnokpkb
Graphical Analysis™ is a tool for science students to collect, graph and analyze data from Vernier sensors and LabQuest® interfaces.
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This part of Canadian History I did not know about. Now I do.
 
Few Canadians know the story of Desmond, who was arrested in 1946 after sitting in the white section of a theatre in Nova Scotia. Graham Reynolds traces a forgotten history of segregation and racism in his book Viola Desmond’s Canada.
Few Canadians know the story of Desmond, who was arrested in 1946 after sitting in the white section of a theatre in Nova Scotia. Graham Reynolds traces a forgotten history of segregation and racism in his book Viola Desmond’s Canada.
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Growing up in Vancouver, I have experienced bigotry from every background including my own. I would hope that each new generation who grows up in a multicultural society would slowly shed those ideas. In east Vancouver where I grew up, kids were from many different ethnic backgrounds. I never felt any type of racial discrimination from my peers.
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Industrial Espionage via any programming means. While this attack method is not new by any means, it still shows that when a system is programmable, in this case the macros within Word, Excel or PPT, it will be targeted as a way for hackers to get into a system.
 
Word docs part of attack on Ukraine electrical systems.

The Word docs are used as the vector to drop additional material onto computer systems used as part of the command and control structure for Ukraine's electricity supply network.

http://www.securityweek.com/attackers-use-word-docs-deliver-blackenergy-malware
The attackers behind the recent campaign targeting Ukraine have started delivering BlackEnergy malware using malicious Word documents, exploiting CVE-2014-4114.
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Well, looks like +Rogers Communications​ has a release date for the #LGG4 as February 3rd!
OS, Device, Current Rogers OS, Upcoming Rogers OS, Expected Availability*. Apple, iPhone 4s, 9.2, -, -. Apple, iPhone 5, 9.2, -, -. Apple, iPhone 5c, 9.2, -, -. Apple, iPhone 5s, 9.2, -, -. Apple, iPhone 6, 9.2, -, -. Apple, iPhone 6 Plus, 9.2, -, - ...
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Interestingly enough, if you go to the actual Nikon page with the photo on it, you can clearly see the rectangular box shape around the plane. That, and given the aperture information, the DOF is waaaay off. That plane is way to sharp.
 
Nikon Singapore posted anannouncement on its Facebook page yesterday, congratulating a photographer named Chay Yu Wei for capturing a perfect shot of an ai
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+Asbjørn Grandt and too white-box-in-the-backgroundy
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Ooooh, who doesn't love to win a free camera bag? Especially a Lowepro one!

No, this link does NOT improve my chances of winning. Heck, if you sign up you're actually LOWERING it so don't enter. :p
 
This Free Bag Friday we’re giving away our Pro Runner BP 350 AW II. Get the professional backpack that does the job with ease, thoughtful organization and a modern, streamlined design. More Gear. More Options.
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Got my replacement Microsoft SP3 AC plug.

You can see where the original one doesn't have the support. That's where it could break and possibly cause an electrical short.
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Tuesday I'll be starting my Google Search unit with my IT10 students. +Dan Russell​'s shares things that I've also seen and experienced when teaching young people on how to be effective Google searchers.

A timely reminder for myself.
 
A mini-class on what to teach beginning students in search or info-literacy classes. If you teach these skills, here's a quick guide to the top ten things you absolutely need to teach. 
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Who doesn't like winning tech stuff? I've always had good +Anker​ stuff. They know chargers and power banks.
Did you read our review last week of Anker’s new PowerCore+ 20,100 mAh power bank? It’s a great product that we absolutely love using, so…
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Well what do you know! Looks like Rogers has the #LGG4 #Marshmallow update a day early!
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Enjoy marshmallow, it's pretty fantastic.
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I was watching on the news last night about the disruption that technology, and especially now with the IoT (Internet of Things) and how we are at the second industrial revolution.

I can see +Mike Elgan's article on police being debt collectors using personal data held by a private company can become very dangerous.

Don't think this is a possibility? It already is! The tools and pieces are there. It's just a matter of putting the right pieces together.
 
Why police shouldn't be used as debt collectors

(Read my column: http://goo.gl/uN4u5e )

Texas police cars now use license plate scanners to hunt for court fine deadbeats and they can take payment on the spot -- with the vehicle data collected and held by a private company.

Here's why this is a horrible, horrible idea:

http://www.eweek.com/security/license-plate-scanning-system-turns-police-into-debt-collectors.html

#police
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  • Simon Fraser University
    Computing Science, 1993 - 1998
  • Simon Fraser University
    Professional Development Program, 1999 - 2000
  • Burnaby Central Secondary School
    1988 - 1993
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If it isn't broken, you're probably not using it to its full potential!
Introduction
I am a open source technology user and advocate.  If it's open and cross platform, I'm interested in it.

I teach computer studies, digital media design (a.k.a. Game Programming) and programming at Frank Hurt Secondary School in Surrey, BC, Canada.

Current hobbies include digital photography, GIMP, Android, Linux, and playing with my Raspberry Pi.
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I am a digital senior citizen! Been online since the late 80s using a modem over POTS!
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Highschool ICT Teacher
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Photography, music, programming, Linux, GIMP, Android
Employment
  • Surrey School District
    Teacher, 2000 - present
    I currently teach ICT and programming at Frank Hurt Secondary School.
  • Simon Fraser University
    ITDA Mentor, 2011 - 2013
    I mentored in-service teachers who were in the ITDA (Integrating Technology for the Digital Age) Field Program.
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Why Won't Gay Activists Debate?
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Their silence is more than glaring. It is quite instructive.

Teacher Leadership
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The best schools have both a strong and healthy administration and teaching staff. Weak administration can leave even the most qualified tea

Run Jonah Run - Прыкладаннi Android у Google Play
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Run Jonah Run is an addictive running game challenge designed for quick play. Jonah the Snail runs across the screen and with your help, he

Google Japan Blog: Now カードに表示される情報が増えました
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2015 年 4 月 27 日. Posted by: Now カードチーム 本日、Google アプリの Now カードに表示される情報がさらに多様になりました。本日より新たに Ameba、ウェザーニュースタッチ、シュフー、じゃらん、タウンワーク、ナビタイム、ホットペッパー グ

Why do we worship? - Harmanny Music
harmannymusic.com

My youngest daughter, Emily, is 3. Recently, I have noticed that the number of her “why” questions have been increasing. Victoria Osteen, wi

JBox2D: A Java Physics Engine
www.jbox2d.org

JBox2D is a close Java port of Erin Catto's excellent C++ Box2D physics engine and Google's LiquidFun physics Engine. Check out the demos be

SFTP File System
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Access a SFTP server directly from the Files app.

Ghost Stories
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Ghost Stories – szósty album brytyjskiego zespołu Coldplay grającego rock alternatywny. Premiera odbyła się 19 maja 2014 roku. Album w Polsc

Dell XPS 13 2015 Review and Giveaway
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At Consumer Electronics Show 2015, Dell's XPS 13 2015 edition swept the awards for laptops, particularly in the $800 price range. Considerin

Dell XPS 2015 - Review and Giveaway
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Improving How Your Children Use Technology for Education
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Do you ever have conversations with your adolescent child about what they did at school and get little or no information? It is possible tha

Amazing! Apple wins the smartwatch wars without ever shipping a device!
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That is the only takeaway from today's brutal bias assault against Android Wear. Canalys reports half-year 2014 shipments of 720,000, and th

The Nature and Nurture of Genius: The Sweet Illustrated Story of How Hen...
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A heartening testament to the nourishing power of parental love in the cultivation of greatness. At 8PM on the last day of 1869, a little

SI / Coursera - Programming for Everybody | Open.Michigan
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This course teaches basic Python programming skills through data analysis. There is no complex math in the course, the programs are generall

Acer C720P Chromebook Review
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Acer C720 and C720P Chromebook Review and Giveaway
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There's a Chromebook for virtually every need and budget. And while we've been looking at some of the newer form factors (like the all-in-on

Two Ways Your ISP Is Spying On You, And How To Be Safe [Giveaway]
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It's a bad time to be a Verizon customer. The telecommunications titan has been caught injecting 'perma-cookies' into their customer's netwo

The rooms were large and spacious. Two queen beds and a pull-out couch. Lots of desk and drawer space. Two free bottles of water every day. Has a fridge and safe in the room too. The flat panel TV has HDMI input and digital cable signal. Free continental breakfast and WiFi available too. My only complaints are that the room smelled a bit musty from the AC unit, and the bathtub faucet was a little loose from usage.
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reviewed a month ago
Well, you definitely don't come here for the decor or service. The food makes up for it though! It's been here for years and I remember coming here as a kid. Remember, Chinese food is always best when shared with others. The more people, the more variety you can get.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Poor - FairService: Good
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
It's the PNE! Playland is always fun. Plenty of rides for the little ones and classic rides like the old wooden roller coaster for the big ones. The Star Trek exhibit is neat for trekkies, but photos not allowed in the exhibit. Lots of costumes, models and facts about Star Trek. Even have a timeline to put all the different series in sequence. Can have a long line to get in, so get there early. At least they show Star Trek movie while waiting.
Appeal: Very GoodFacilities: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
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Looking for pho? You can't go wrong here.
Food: ExcellentDecor: GoodService: Good
Public - 3 years ago
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