Archive for August, 2010

Gone 75% of last 32 days

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

Today I returned from the last of my summer travels. I was only home for 8 of the past 32 nights. Here’s a picture of where I went: July 13-16: Orlando for Blackboard Conference July 16-22: Boston for Campus Technology Conference (after 3 days of sight-seeing) July 22-29: Family Reunion a John Brown University July [...]

Blog is Five Years Old

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

I started this blog in July 2005, a little over five years ago. It looks like I have about 500 165 posts/pages, so I’ve been averaging about one hundred thirty-three per year. (My friend Dave pointed out that it didn’t seem like he had read that many posts. Sure enough, I counted wrong.)

When You Can’t Afford the Best

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

When you can’t afford alpha-level security, and second-best is good enough: