Take Control, Join the Maker Movement, and Eat Healthy

In addition to geeking out over just about anything tech related, I also geek out over delicious food, especially locally grown organic food! I wouldn't go as far to say that  I am a foodie. In fact I am far from it. But I do (with the help from my wife) try to eat as… Continue reading Take Control, Join the Maker Movement, and Eat Healthy

Build Your Sound

If you are anything like me then you love music, you love sound. Doesn't matter where that sound originates, if it speaks to the soul then it's for me! I feel the same way about tinkering.  In walks Bose, well more specifically BOSEbuild and their Speaker Cube. Now you, with no electrical engineering background necessary, can build you… Continue reading Build Your Sound

RearVision

I have recently decided that I was going to run my 2008 Jeep Commander (Ya, it's awesome) into the ground! My wife and I love this thing, and have decided that we want to keep for a long as possible. With that in mind lets not forget I am a tech guy. Though I am… Continue reading RearVision

5 things I did wrong with my DaVinci Pro 1.0 (first print)

A while back I mentioned that in March I purchased a DaVinci 1.0 Pro by XYZprinting. For those of you who don't know what that is, it's a 3D printer. After reading the manual and setting everything up, I thought I was ready to begin. Well, I couldn't have been more wrong .... Get comfy… Continue reading 5 things I did wrong with my DaVinci Pro 1.0 (first print)

Five Easy Ways To Use Tech In Your Classroom

Periodically, I will put together a list of useful technology tools. Here is another one of those lists. Some are repeats, others (most) are new. I hope you find these helpful!  Grockit - Online group study sessions for students which take place on a secure & great social site Wikispaces - Share lessons, media online with your… Continue reading Five Easy Ways To Use Tech In Your Classroom

Teens reacting to old things … This time, its Windows 95

Enjoy this funny video brought to you by The Fine Brothers This is pretty hilarious https://youtu.be/8ucCxtgN6sc

Ev3 Has Gone Hipster . . .

Well, it was only a matter of time before LEGO became the next thing devoured by the Hipster culture. But I did not expect it to be the forever amazing LEGO Mindstorms EV3. FastyTheFastCat is who you can blame for this. He programmed his EV3 to play a mean cover of Little Talks by Of Monsters… Continue reading Ev3 Has Gone Hipster . . .

How a 3D Printer Works

Mehdi Sadaghdar has an awesome YouTube channel where he often explains in great detail how stuff works. It is one of my favorite channels to watch. Check it out!   https://youtu.be/LDJuGtKmNrc

Makerbot!!!

Head over to The Awesomer for an awesome giveaway, they are handing out for free a Makerbot Replicator Mini valued at $1,375. Check it out.

XYZ DaVinci Pro 1.0

Two days ago I bit the bullet, I finally bought a 3D printer for my school! This is a pilot printer, a stepping stone in the right direction and it will arrive today!  I am hoping that this will spark interest amongst the community and open conversations about creating a Makerspace. What makes this printer… Continue reading XYZ DaVinci Pro 1.0