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OS X Mavericks

I recently upgraded my MacBook Pro to OS X Mavericks. Given that others are also doing this, I thought I would share my experiences after the upgrade. For the most part, everything is similar (with more enhancements). I believe Apple indicated more than 200 new features. I noticed that my […]

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October Technology Unconference

Our October Technology Unconference featured Anton Peck of One Fire Media. He gave a great overview of augmented reality. I put together this short summary video for those unable to attend in person.

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Windows 8.1 and VirtualBox

I recently encountered some issues when trying to upgrade to Windows 8.1 in my virtual environments (using VirtualBox). I was running Windows 8 and decided to use the Windows Store to upgrade to Windows 8.1. I had done this on my physical tablet/ computers so it should have also worked […]

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Eat a bug?

Just prior to the start of the Adobe Education Leader Summer Institute, a group of us gathered at a local (San Jose) Mexican restaurant. As you can see, this event was well attended. I suggested this place because several of us had eaten there the prior year and I knew […]

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Book Review – the Modern Web

I recently had the opportunity to review the following book. My review was also published in the October, 2013 issue of CHOICE. For those who do not have ready access to that resource, I provide the copy below. Gasston, Peter.  The modern Web: multi-device Web development with HTML5, CSS3, and […]

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Parallax scrolling with Adobe MUSE

Parallax scrolling relies on the technique where background images move slower than those in the foreground. This technique is often used to create an illusion of depth in a 2D game. An overview of the technique is provided at Wikipedia. There are several JavaScript libraries which can be used to […]

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