Archive for September, 2011

Elementary School Tech Support

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

My son attends an elementary school that’s fairly advanced in what they’re offering in the way of classroom technology. The school allows students to bring in their own laptops, has a number of activities that make use of computers, and seems to be doing a good job of integrating this technology into the school environment. […]

JSON Validation in BBEdit

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

I was hand-editing some JSON today in BBEdit, and wanted to keep it valid and nicely formatted. Copying the text and pasting it into is no fun, so I went looking for a solution. I found this post on a creating a Python script and dropping it into the right place to get JSON […]

Zojirushi Water Boiler

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

I haven’t reviewed a non-tech product in a while, but I’ve been introduced to a new appliance that I think is worth mentioning. I bought a water boiler. It all started with “I should drink more tea”. Why don’t I drink more tea? Because I’m impatient and I don’t like hanging around waiting for the […]