Besides, if we're talking third party OS that is actually modified Android, I'd say Amazon is trying super hard to be the big player in that space. One of these days they may succeed (but not with the Fire phone.)
Also: Nokia Here and OneDrive? That's an improvement?
- NWEASr Instructional Designer, 2014 - present
- About.comFreelance Writer, 2006 - presentI am a regular contributor and cover everything of and relating to Google with a combination of short blog posts and long-form content pieces. I also edit a weekly newsletter and any posts by contributing writers. About.com was previously owned by the New York Times company and moved to Ask.com in 2012.
- ApressFreelance Writer, 2010 - presentI've written books as the sole author and co-author. I've also served as technical reviewer.
- Johnson County Community CollegeSr Education Technology Analyst, 1999 - 2014This is a job requiring a lot of hats. I'm a technology scout, instructional designer, technical support person, trainer, and project manager. I've created 3-D videos in Maya, administered a multisite WordPress, designed a sim in Second Life, and created more than one interactive learning app. I'm always up for a new challenge.
- Wired: GeekMomCore Contributor/ Senior Web Editor, 2012 - 2013This is the companion blog to the long-running Wired:GeekDad blog and covered the mother's perspective on technology, popular culture, and lifestyle topics. In 2013, the blog moved to its own domain. I write about everything from Mayim Bialik's stance on vaccines to teaching kids how to code. I also am a site administrator and created the current child theme in WordPress.
BFA in Printmaking
- "Build and Program Your Own LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Robots" (Pearson Aug 25, 2014)
- Using Galaxy Tab: An Android Tablet: (Apress Nov 24, 2014)
- "Android Tablets Made Simple" (Apress Nov 17, 2011)
- "Android for Work" (Apress Sep 1, 2010)
- "Droids Made Simple" with Gary Mazo and Martin Trautschold (Apress Dec 20, 2010)
- "How to Collect Creepy Crawlies." ("Wired" UK. Conde Nast, 21 Oct. 2013).
- "How to Make an 8-bit Quilt" (WIRED UK March 1, 2013)
- "Innovative Pedagogies: Reflecting on Innovative Pedagogies in LIS Education" Juried conference presentation, ALISE January 2015
- “Case-based Learning as Pedagogy for Teaching Information Ethics and Improving Future Librarians' Communication for Leadership in a Democratic Society” Poster session. Emporia State University Research and Creativity Day May 1, 2014
- University of Kansas
- Emporia State University
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