Thursday, June 12, 2014

Oh, the Changes We Have Seen.....

I have seen a lot of technology changes in my lifetime, and so many of those changes have happened very quickly. Imagine then how a teen of today would react to a video about the Internet of the 1990s. (By the way, do you recognize the computer in the photo on the left?  The storage disks were called 5 1/4" floppy disks.)

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Doodle 4 Google Winner Announced

There were 100,000 submissions covering students in grades K-12, 250 state finalists, 50 state winners, and five national age group winners. This week, 11-year old Audrey Zhang from New York was declared the winner of the 2014 Doodle 4 Google contest. She received a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grant for her school! Google also donated $20,000 in her name to Charity:Water, which provides clean water to schools in Bangladesh. Congratulations to Audrey and all the other winners, which you can view HERE.


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