How to Tether Your Raspberry Pi with your iPhone 5 | DaveConroy.com
This could make a useful out and about thing. SkyPi mobile perhpas
internet  iphone 
5 days ago
textbox - Calculate text width with JavaScript - Stack Overflow
I'd like to use JavaScript to calculate the width of a string. Is this possible without having to use a monospace typeface?
javascript  lunes  text  stringwidth 
27 days ago
mathworksheets
Welcome to the BCSD Math Worksheet Depot.
 
To the Left you will find grades K - 7 math worksheets as well as Algebra, Geometry and Statistics.
 
Each course has worksheets for the 36 weeks of our school year.
maths  worksheets 
5 weeks ago
Paint Instructions
archive version of lost pages on art with MS paint
paint 
6 weeks ago
The Chinese Factory Workers Who Write Poems on Their Phones | Literary Hub
I swallowed an iron moon
they called it a screw

I swallowed industrial wastewater and unemployment forms
bent over machines, our youth died young

I swallowed labor, I swallowed poverty
swallowed pedestrian bridges, swallowed this rusted-out life

I can’t swallow any more
everything I’ve swallowed roils up in my throat

I spread across my country
a poem of shame
poetry  mobile  china 
6 weeks ago
Man who channels alien from the future bombards Tumblr GIF artists with takedown notices / Boing Boing
Darryl Anka telepathically channels a space alien from the future named Bashar who lives on the planet Essassani; on this basis, he has claimed many copyright infringements in the creations of Tumblr's GIF artists.
tumblr  copyright  strange 
6 weeks ago
YunoHost is a server operating system aiming to make self-hosting accessible to everyone. • YunoHost
YunoHost is a server operating system aiming to make self-hosting accessible to everyone run on old box or raspberry pi
hosting  linux  server  Raspberrypi 
12 weeks ago
Excel Resources
Suffolkmaths Homepage

Enhancing the Teaching of Mathematics

These resources have been compiled as a result of a group of teachers getting together led by Charlie Dawson (HoD @ Northgate High)

Excel is a much under used resource and in particular it can be used for modelling a wide range of situations including statistical graphs, reflection, statistical experiments, sampling for coursework, investigating quadratics, simulating projectiles and number puzzles amongst many others. The following files are designed to inspire and to provide a starting point, they are a resource and not part of a lesson plan, how you use them is up to you. Some of the files require you to press the F9 key to generate new data.
excel 
12 weeks ago
100 Days of Music by Aaron Parecki
short 30-90 sec audio, creative commons BY
music  creativecommons  mp3 
april 2017
Op art - Wikipedia
by Bridget Riley 1961
opart  art 
april 2017
WordPress & Accessibility: Just where is the problem? - Joe Dolson Accessible Web Design
Content sliders or, “the UI of the devil”
Content sliders, or carousels, or whatever you choose to call them, are universally bad for usability and for accessibility. There are ways of making them “accessible” (and I put that in quotes intentionally), but they’re essentially just a horrible way of communicating information – so the best case scenario is still a bad experience. Yes, you can make it accessible – but the key to making a content slider accessible is to ensure two things: first, that the content is available to the user, and second, that it isn’t forced on them. Because, like most visitors to your site, people with disabilities don’t want to look at the content in your slider.
content  sliders  accessibility 
april 2017
Blast.js
Blast.js separates text in order to facilitate typographic manipulation. It has four delimiters built in: character, word, sentence, and element. Alternatively, Blast can match custom regular expressions and phrases.
javascript  text  textmanipulation 
april 2017
Adding shortcode button to TinyMCE editor – Made by Denis
Continuing on the TinyMCE post I made earlier, I want to show you how to add a button on the TinyMCE editor for your custom shortcode. Idea for this came when I created a team member shortcode for a client. He needed a small and simple shortcode that will show image, title, some content and a link to a page or to some outside content. This is a trivial thing to do, but later on I had to explain to him how to use it, and I realized that adding shortcode via shortcode tags
wordpress  tinymce  imagebutton  gifmovie 
april 2017
Internet Noise
On March 29th congress passed a law that makes it legal for your Internet Service Providers (ISP) to track and sell your personal activity online. This means that things you search for, buy, read, and say can be collected by corporations and used against you.

Click this button, and your browser will start passively loading random sites in browser tabs. Leave it running to fill their databases with noise. Just quit your browser when you're done.
privacy  noise  internet  hack 
april 2017
Imj
Imj is a web-based movie barcode generator, montage generator, and image analyzer/plotter for creating visualizations for your large image sets. You can learn more about it and see some examples in this blog entry, and if you make something cool, submit it to the Imj Tumblr archive.
images  video  javascript 
march 2017
stml/welcomejs: A friendly script.
welcome.js is a tiny JavaScript file you can add to any web page to help novice users get the most out of the web.
javascript  github 
march 2017
Squishy Circuits | The Tinkering Studio
Use homemade conductive and resistant play-doh to build electronic sculptures that light up, move, and make sounds. Anyone who has ever tasted play-doh knows that it’s a salty substance. The salt allows electricity to flow through the dough. With the addition of a homemade dough that substitutes sugar for salt, the dough becomes resistive instead, and complex circuits can be created to power all kinds of objects. We use battery packs, LED lights, hobby motors, and buzzers to explore electricity in a fun, hands-on
timkering  electricity  fun  classroom 
march 2017
A lawyer rewrote Instagram's terms of service for kids. Now you can understand all of the private data you and your teen are giving up to social media — Quartz
– […] we may keep, use and share your personal information with companies connected with Instagram. This information includes your name, email address, school, where you live, pictures, phone number, your likes and dislikes, where you go, who your friends are, how often you use Instagram, and any other personal information we find such as your birthday or who you are chatting with, including in private messages (DMs).
privacy  security  instagram  children  classroom 
january 2017
500 Error on wp-admin after upgrade – Bionic Teaching
This happened with one of our individual installs and it’s happened before (but I forgot the solution) so I’m writing it down.

After the upgrade to 4.7.1, the front of the sight still worked but attempts to get to wp-admin failed with a 500 error and the URL was redirecting to something with upgrade.php? in the URL.

Solution
Change the name of the plugin folder (I just prepend an underscore).
Revisit your login URL.
Run the database upgrade as prompted.
You should now be in the admin zone.
Fix your plugin folder name.

Easy but also easy to forget.
WordPress  upgrade 
january 2017
Meet the kids who think for themselves - BBC News
Meet the kids who think for themselves Share
A new learning technique is driving results up in UK schools.
classroom  metacognition  philosophy 
december 2016
Create a hardened Raspberry Pi NAS
In this tutorial we'll convert a stock Raspbian Lite OS into a NAS with two 320GB Western Digital Pi Drives in a RAID-1 array. We'll then look at whether that improves performance for I/O intensive tasks such as pulling a Docker image down from the public registry.
tutorial  Raspberrypi  docker 
december 2016
Free Transparent PNG Images, Stickers
StickPNG is a vibrant community of creative people sharing transparent PNG images which you can download for free and use in your personal projects. Browse our categories below to find clipart with no background or curated cut out photos.
graphics  images  clipart  free 
december 2016
Twitter
GODDAMN YOU DIRTY LYING CLIMATOLOGISTS TO HELL. movie title flip
tdc1786  dailycreate  ds106  from twitter_favs
november 2016
Twitter

My contribution:
Flip the word(s) of a movie title and match it with an image
tdc1786  from twitter_favs
november 2016
API Nirvana – Functional Details – Bionic Teaching
API Nirvana – Functional Details - People still blog. Read one at
from twitter_favs
november 2016
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