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Cool Tools: Get Automated

It’s time for another Cool Tools post, where I talk about systems and tools that make my life more productive!

Last time, I talked about my favorite task management solution, Todoist… 930 more words

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The story behind PMD Pro Starter

A guest post by John Cropper, Director of Capacity Building Solutions

Whenever I finish a PMD Pro level one training, I can pretty much guarantee what the first two questions are going to be. 378 more words

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Air caulking gun

I have tried many types of caulking guns. Cheap ones not so cheap ones and many in between. Many of which you will find in my paddock where they were chucked out of frustration. 70 more words

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Fun with PowToon Templates

I have a confession to make: I’m not a big fan – at all – of using templates for things like PowerPoint or even in elearning design. 328 more words


Patching Without an Internet Connection

In some organizations, allowing servers to have direct access to the Internet isn’t permitted. Or, it could be you have an isolated lab and need to patch your machines. 60 more words


Teaching Computational Thinking With Ready - Student Created Simulations to Deepen Understanding of Evidence for Argumentative Writing

For most people–even those who consider themselves relatively tech-savvy–coding is an arcane skill reserved for dedicated specialists. There’s a sharp learning curve involved, and seemingly little reason to learn to write code given the seemingly endless abundance of free apps available for anything you’d reasonably, or unreasonably, need.  1,487 more words

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Parken drill press spindle runout check

The other week I had a quick trip to Melbourne to pick up a second hand Parken Drill Press. Parken are Australian made precision machines and I was very lucky to find one used as they are serious coin new. 133 more words

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