Coding for kids

I just ran across code.org. Wow, this is amazing. They use graphical utilities to teach logic to kids and to help them learn to program. Lessons can be completed for children as young as four! I would completely recommend this. I tested out the Disney Frozen programming tutorials with my oldest daughter and she loved Read More…

DynDns and no-ip alternative

Ever wanted to access your computer from anywhere? Many years ago I discovered a service called dyndns.org. Later, a friend introduced me to no-ip.org. Eventually, dyndns closed up their free services and while no-ip.org is great, they require you to login and renew it every 30 days just to keep it active. So, I went Read More…

Quick Privacy Tip – Remove your records from PeopleFinders

Ever see ads for peoplefinders.com? You know, the site that gives information about relatives, etc, and then offers to provide additional info for $50? To remove yourself from their database, go to http://www.peoplefinders.com/manage/default.aspx and enter your information. Then choose to opt out. It is that simple. Also, there is additional information about removing youself from Read More…

Should’t your kids be in school?

My wife gets a question asked of her over and over. It seems harmless sometimes. It is often asked out of innocent ignorance. Shouldn’t your children be in school? You see, my children are homeschooled. They do actually have a schedule, but unlike the rigidness of public school, the time can be adjusted when something Read More…