Martin Kattam

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My City: Moscow Now

Seeing the Kremlin at night always enthralls me, even after my 22 years in <b>Moscow</b>. The vista of brick towers and crenellated ramparts, so magnificent as to appear unreal, calls to mind an illuminated print from an old book of fairy tales.<p>My sighting of Russia’s most famous (or infamous) fortress …

Drag and Drop File Uploading

<i>The following is a guest post by Osvaldas Valutis. Osvaldas is going to show us not only how drag and drop file uploading works, but goes over what</i> …

Web Development

Apple Mail: How to annotate images and PDFs

Starting with OS X Yosemite, a little-known feature made its way into Apple's Mail program for Mac: The ability to sign PDFs and markup documents and …

Tutorials

Pattern Matching in JavaScript

At its core, pat­tern match­ing is sim­ply a con­di­tional branch with pat­tern match­ing as the ex­pres­sions. Be­low is a sim­ple …

JavaScript

How to Install Java in OS X El Capitan

Some Mac users require installing Java in OS X El Capitan, perhaps for compatibility with a particular web site or application, or because they’re a …

Operating Systems

Sketch is Blowing Up. Here Are 12 Reasons to Switch from Photoshop.

Designers were talking about Sketch App by Bohemian Coding since its release in late 2010. Almost five years later, the program is becoming more and …

Graphics

10 Educational Web Tools That Support Inquiry-based Learning

September , 2015<br>As a learning strategy, inquiry-based learning is all about learners constructing their own understanding and knowledge through …

Education Technology

5 things you didn't know your browser can do

John Allsopp will be speaking at Generate Sydney - buy your ticket today!<p><i>Don't miss John Allsopp's opening session - Predict the future with this one</i> …

Web Development

How To Find My Public IP Address From Command Line On a Linux

How do I find out my public IP address on the Linux and OS X Unix command line to use with my own bash shell script without using third party web …

Command-line

When the heck did learning to code become cool?

And why it sucks to be a beginner today…<p>If you — like me — became a software engineer before the Internet was at scale, back in the good-old-days …

Employment

The Best Steve Yegge Posts

Steve Yegge has a way with words. I like Stevey's Drunken Blog Rants (and plain Blog Rants) because he says things that need to be said in an …

My First 5 Minutes On A Server; Or, Essential Security for Linux Servers • Bryan Kennedy

Server security doesn’t need to be complicated. My security philosophy is simple: adopt principles that will protect you from the most frequent …

Linux

jQuery considered harmful

Heh, I always wanted to do one of those “X considered harmful” posts*. Before I start, let me say that I think <b>jQuery has helped tremendously to move</b> …

JavaScript

Teacher Interview Questions that Work

Dr. Todd Whitaker says, “The best thing a principal can do to build parent relations is to ensure every student has a phenomenal teacher.” To do …

A college math professor brilliantly pranked his students and won the internet

A math and computer science professor at Biola University in California had the best April Fools' Day prank of 2015.<p>The resulting YouTube video, which is going viral on Reddit, shows a lecture that professor Matthew Weathers gave to his class with a projector. At the end of his lecture, he pulled …

Computer Science

An Apple for teacher: how tablets are changing education

"If you're writing poetry, write it. Don't type it in just because you can."<p>The classroom is changing, as new technologies dramatically alter the …

Education Technology

A breakthrough in classroom tech

When fifth-graders in Katy Corey's class at Carrie Downie Elementary School comb through math problems on their laptops, it looks at a glance like …

7 Effective Ways to Use iPad In Your Teaching

March 27, 2015<br>You have probably already used iPad on your lessons before, and you know that children love everything connected with modern …

Education Technology

How to Improve Your IQ

6 Ways to Boost Your IQ<p>Is your brain feeling sluggish? Try one of these scientifically-proven techniques to stimulate your grey matter<p>James R. Flynn, the famed IQ researcher and author of <i>Are We Getting Smarter?: Rising IQ in the Twenty-First Century</i>, made some unnerving observations not long ago. …

Top 10 Videos on 21st Century Learning

<b>1- Expanded Learning Opportunities</b><p><b>2- What is 21st Century Education</b><p><b>3- Educate The Heart</b><p><b>4- Learn to Change, Change to Learn</b><p><b>5- Teachers Inspire Us (</b> …

Steve Jobs: 19 Inspiring Power Quotes for Success | Inc.com

When you think visionary, Steve Jobs was possibly the most visionary businessperson of our time. After co-founding Apple Computer in 1976, Jobs shepherded some of today's most innovative products--the iMac, iPod, iPhone, and others--from idea to production.<p>Consider these powerful words that can …

Motivation

30 Mac SEO tools to boost your website’s traffic

<i>This post is brought to you by SEO PowerSuite.</i><p>Search engine optimization can make or break your website. And Google and other search engines’ constant tweaking of their algorithms means a “set it and forget it” policy can lead to disaster for your site’s SEO.<p>Luckily, there are plenty of DIY tools …

Teachers Turn Pop Culture Into Engaging Online Learning Videos - Market Brief

<i>By guest blogger Swaroop Raju, co-founder of eduCanon</i><p>As I browse through the video lessons in the eduCanon database, I am continuously impressed by …

CoSN 2015: 10 Reasons Flipped Classrooms Could Change Education

Today's classrooms are outfitted with the latest technologies, but too often the teaching methods don't take full advantage of the options these …

How One New York City Principal Manages Smartphones in Class

Mobile Computing<p>Nancy Amling is the founding principal of <b>Hudson High School of Learning</b> <b>Technologies</b>, an Institute for Student Achievement (ISA) …

How the iPad is changing the way we learn

Can issuing students with iPads instead of textbooks make a difference to their education? Rhiannon Williams visits the Danish institutions looking to the future<p>“What’s wrong with education cannot be fixed with technology. No amount of technology will make a dent.” So said Steve Jobs in 1996 - …

Google Announced A Free Online Education Conference

March, 2015 <br>Google has recently announced Education on Air which is a free online conference about leading for the future and shaping today’s …

Education Technology