Singapore: Feel the Heat

The humidity, the food, the culture. Singapore is ground zero for the greatest success stories of south east Asia. The talkative cab drivers have their opinions as well: "Unless you work here. You will die." Aden told me. "There are strict laws and the high cost of living keeps the poor people out. I am…

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Google Tour Creator: 5 Tips for a Successful Tour

The world of AR and VR is exploding in education, and everyday life. More and more, we're seeing VR and AR exhibitions in museum experiences, trade expos and even school field trips. I've done workshops on 'Google Expeditions' for general classroom teachers and interest is booming. Since expeditions are run on student's own mobile devices,…

Tips for Working with Drones on your Holiday

My after school 'Techsperts' club has been learning about drones. It's inescapable that we are in the early stages of living with drones in our everyday lives. From packages being delivered from Amazon, modern warfare, and recreational use, the public has adapted to that familiar 'bee-hive' like buzz at sporting events, beaches, and popular tourist…

Building a Better Connected World

Humans are social creatures. It's these social interactions that build our identify and sense of purpose. If we identify and spend time with good people, we'll tilt towards honorable behavior. Likewise, spending time in a toxic work environment will drag you down into the cess pool. As we celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the…

The New Normal- Living with Air Pollution

School was cancelled last week on Tuesday due to an unprecedented reason- air pollution. I relished in the shiny luck of mother nature dispensing snow days back home while growing up in Minnesota. We'd watch as the snowfall slowly floated down in the evening and then wake up anxiously to see if it was enough…

The End of a Ski Season

There are moments that divide our lives. Milestones of your child's development. A promotion. Moving across the country. The loss of a family member or addition of a new one by birth or marriage. When we look back at these moments, they divide our memories into segments of our time before it happened and how…