Jim Huggins (jkhuggins) wrote,
Jim Huggins

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Happy geekness

A couple of plugs for cool things I've found recently:

  • Google Maps Mobile: a version of Google Maps for PalmOS.   The only complaint I have is that it requires a wireless connection to work ... which is fine if you're on a mobile phone running PalmOS and have a network subscription, but sucks if you're on a stand-alone device.  But this is Google ... I'm assuming they'll find a way to allow you to cache locations/routes/etc. offline.
  • Car Talk is now podcasting their entire episodes for free.  (Score!)

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    Dear colleagues, This week, I had three different students visit my office hours (or "student hours", as the trendy schools are calling them these…

  • Perseverance

    In sixth grade, I was a student in Mrs. Fitzpatrick's class at Harrison Elementary School in Inkster, MI. One day, substantially into the year, we…

  • I miss harmony.

    (Warning, long, self-indulgent, emo post. Read on at your own risk.) Several years ago, as my patient family will attest, I fell into a YouTube…

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