My 7th Blogiversary

Blurring-Identity

I write for me, I share with you, and the world seems a little smaller. Just like last year, here is my blog’s year in review: The posts I’ve written and a quote from each. I hope that you will find something that appeals to you. (Mouse-over the post title links to find out a bit more about each post.) If you have subscribed to, commented on, linked to, or simply taken the time to read my blog… I say … Continue reading

My 6th Blogiversary

I write for me, I share with you, and the world seems a little smaller. Just like last year, here is my blog’s year in review: The posts I’ve written and a quote from each. I hope that you will find something that appeals to you. (Mouse-over the links to find out a bit more about each post.) If you have subscribed to, commented on, linked to, or simply taken the time to read my blog… I say a heartfelt … Continue reading

Drinking from a fire hose

The Setting I’ve been very unplugged for a few months. First I was busy with my move from China back to BC, Canada. Then I was truly unplugged on a trip to England and France, then I started work immediately upon return. I love my job as Vice Principal of Open Learning with the Learning Innovations Network Coquitlam (LINC). But I have a huge learning curve that I’m working on and that has continued my tendency to … Continue reading

My 5th blogiversary

…The wizard cleared his throat. “In a hundred years or so, everyone now alive in the whole earth will be dead – is this not so?” The pompous man was relieved. He could follow that. He nodded sagely. “It would therefore be possible for the human race to run its affairs quite differently, in a wise and benevolent fashion, in a relatively short time.” This way of looking at things appealed to the Chairman of … Continue reading

My 4th blogiversary – Reflections and Appreciation

Wow – 4 years! At the time of publishing this: 171 Post (including this one), 627 Comments (since moving my blog to davidtruss.com 2 years ago), 736 RSS Subscribers, and over 28,000 Visits (in my 4th year). To me the numbers are staggering in that I really started this just for me. But the sharing of my blog is what makes it so special. The real ‘value’ of my blog is something I shared in … Continue reading

Augmented Identity

Augmented Reality (AR) has been around for a while. Fans of Monday Night Football have always had the television advantage of ‘seeing’ the first down line conveniently added for their viewing pleasure. A more advanced version of augmented reality can be seen here, where you can see information about all the nearest subway locations in New York superimposed onto your iPhone’s camera view. And now from Ewan McIntosh I’m introduced to this application of Augmented … Continue reading