oEmbed Additions in WordPress

By | April 22, 2014

One of the minor hassles of running WordPress Multisite is dealing with the rules about HTML cleansing- mainly the removal of iframe elements. You could install unfiltered MU but the plugin itself warns you that’s end-of-the-world dangerous and the plugin hasn’t been updated in two years. The combination might make one a bit nervous. In […]

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Walking at Work – Week 20

By | April 20, 2014

Several dogs in honor of Alan “The Cog Dog” Levine. I’m cheating a bit as the second two were taken this weekend but they come with good stories and this is my blog so I figure all is fair. I can’t remember the name of this dog but he was full of this kind of […]

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Weekly Web Harvest (weekly)

By | April 19, 2014

Terasem, Transhumanism and the Singularity: Technology and Religion – TIME “These are satellite dishes, but they aren’t for TV. They’re meant for dispatching “mindfiles,” the memories, thoughts and feelings of people who wish to create digital copies of themselves and fling them into space with the belief that they’ll eventually reach some benevolent alien species.” […]

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What Teachers Make?

By | April 19, 2014

I know I head further out on the fringe each hour of each day but I’ve always had a problem with the Taylor Mali’s “What Teachers Make“. I’m sure you’ve seen it on facebook or on some email forward. Essentially, he’s responding to a jackass at a dinner party who’s criticizing teachers and I’m ok […]

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Butcher’s Human Predator Fact Check

By | April 17, 2014

I passed on this Wikipedia list of people who mysteriously disappeared 1 on Twitter last night which led to the following reply from Luke Neff. “List of people who disappeared mysteriously” http://t.co/pKTIGesF53 via @twoodwar reminds me of http://t.co/R4mMhWUsz0 — Luke (@lukeneff) April 17, 2014 “Last year in the U.S. alone more than nine hundred thousand […]

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LMS Metaphors

By | April 14, 2014

Blackboard/LMS is like a – giant filing cabinet closet filled with attractive, well organized, clothes lifeblood to us, like a Web course in a box shark learning management system eating smaller sharks so it can survive and thrive large thermonuclear device framework that handles all the learning procedures blank canvas tattoo It seems there are […]

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Walking at Work – Week 19

By | April 12, 2014

I stuck with the 100mm macro lens this week. I think it resulted in a fairly different focus. It may also be a result of it being Spring and my recent trip photographing plants with a biology professor. The fan has a surprising amount of botanical dive…

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Biology Field Journal Continues

By | April 10, 2014

I think this is kind of a neat WordPress theme trick. You can download/fork it here if you want or go over here and try it out. I took the mixitup child theme from a little while back and modified it a bit. This new page template uses posts rather than attachments and adds the […]

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The Fundamentals of Middle-School Blogging | The Artist’s Road

By | April 10, 2014

blogger who came to Elko- post on his experience

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A Twitter Story – How Twitter Impacted Young Readers | Shannon Degan

By | April 10, 2014

contains a blog that reviews children’s books

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