My favourite iPad Apps: Early Adopters and Laggards: Part 3

Maddy’s Mum here, finally posting my 3rd and last guest blog. I wrote this 2 months ago, but I got distracted learning about Twitter (@dawnbazely). Since Maddy hasn’t posted in a while, because she’s very busy on her co-op work term, I am filling in. I thought I’d finish this guest stint by sharing the… Continue reading My favourite iPad Apps: Early Adopters and Laggards: Part 3

When to be an Early Adopter and when to be a Laggard: Part 2

Hi, Maddy’s Mum here, with blog no. 2… and more thoughts on iPads. Technology is neutral – the situation determines whether it is good or bad. Going low tech with a graphite pencil and a pencil sharpener is probably the best technology when you are off the grid doing field work in a remote location…(photo… Continue reading When to be an Early Adopter and when to be a Laggard: Part 2

When to be an Early Adopter and when to be a Laggard: Part 1

It’s Maddy’s mum here, as a guest blogger, with some engineering-relevant thoughts. I bought my first Apple Macintosh computer in 1984, with the money from the Entrance Scholarship that I got from St. Hugh’s College, Oxford University, where I went to do my D.Phil. in Zoology. At pretty much every university, a doctoral degree is… Continue reading When to be an Early Adopter and when to be a Laggard: Part 1