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EdTech

EdTech and Practice

Tuesday here in Irvine was a couple of meetings with people on the other side of the campus – Irvine’s educational design and distance learning sections. The meetings were a good opportunity to learn about these two areas and how they operate here at Irvine. I think the most interesting points were the commonalities in […]

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UCI

An Introduction to UCI

So today was my first day at the Medical School of University of California Irvine. I don’t know if it was the weather but everyone was so friendly. I finally got to meet in person my contact at UCI, Mary Frances, and have a quick tour of their teaching spaces and be introduced to her […]

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Travel

A Weekend in Southern California

The weekend was great. It wasn’t exciting or sleep depriving. It was just enjoyable. So up front – I did nothing techy. I hopped in my Chevy and drove around this beautiful area of California. As I came into Irvine on the Friday I noticed the mountains behind it and so on Saturday I decided […]

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Travel

Two Days in California

Two days have passed and it’s been pretty interesting so far. The flight was pretty painful. 14 hours is a long time, please remind me to try and sleep next time – if only to pass the time. Hiring the car was painless, so too the first few minutes of driving. Sure, it required complete […]

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Opinion

Hello world or the at least the other side of it!

I love the Hello World! phrase. It’s become such a default part of online taxonomy it’s lost a lot of its glamour and joy. I am actually rejoicing in the phrase as I actually plan on saying hello world, at least to some of it. As some kind of weird April Fools joke on the […]