Posted by OMIGOD - Im ThirtyWHAT? 6 hours 22 minutes ago.
I knew it was coming.  I knew it all day long. When my Mom isn't happy about something, it hangs over me like a cloud.I knew when I stood my ground two weeks ago and told her I was not going to Easter at anyone's house ... I knew right then and there...
Posted by Disarranging Mine 6 hours 36 minutes ago.
Tower. Birds. Sunset.* AP: Illinois Medicaid paying for dead clients:The Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records, according to an internal state government memo.Th...
Posted by Techno-News Blog 8 hours 58 minutes ago.
BY TONY BATES, Online and Distance Ed Resources It would seem obvious that there would be great advantage in building consortia for online courses, so that courses could be shared between institutions, thus saving institutions the cost of developing new c...
Posted by Techno-News Blog 9 hours 4 minutes ago.
by Carrie Hoppe, Sheboygan Press UW-Sheboygan and other UW colleges campuses have also been able to increase the breadth of curriculum offered to students through the use of UW colleges online courses. Currently, 10 percent of UW-Sheboygan students utiliz...
Posted by Techno-News Blog 9 hours 10 minutes ago.
By Jack M. Germain, LinuxInsider Few people know just how pervasive Linux has become, and that is causing a big problem for companies that increasingly rely on it. “There is a shortage of software developers in the U.S. The employment rate for these...
Posted by The Capitol Fax Blog 18 hours 18 minutes ago.
* My AOL e-mail account was hacked yesterday. I changed the password and it was hacked yet again. I called AOL this morning and they reset everything. * After much inquiring on my part they said it was a problem on their end. They’ve been working...

QUOTE OF THE DAY Daily Herald: Medicaid paid $12 million for dead people in Illinois The Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records, according to an internal state gove...
* We called it John Barleycorn Memorial Pub back in the day. Now, after half a century, it's closing. Never a bad time. Farewell, old friend. See you on the flip side.* The Police Raided My Friend's House Over a Parody Twitter Account. Now that it's ...
Posted by Techno-News Blog
By Katie Lepi, Edudemic You know how some days, you feel older than others I always tend to feel old when I look at education trends and examine just how far technology has come since I was in graduate school (which really doesn’t feel that long ago). ...
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By David Nicklaus, Post-Dispatch LaunchCode, which began last year as an effort to increase the amount of computer programming talent in St. Louis, is looking at expanding to other cities. LaunchCode founder Jim McKelvey said this morning that he already ...
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by Adam Lashinsky, CNN Money Sebastian Thrun wears many hats: Stanford professor. Google robotics tinkerer. And now, chief executive of online learning pioneer Udacity. The venture capital-backed company in Silicon Valley had a rough start trying to work ...
Posted by Spontaneous Solutions 2 days 3 hours ago.
QUOTE OF THE DAY Reason: Peoria Mayor Sends Police to Track Down Twitter Parodist Politicians can be a thin-skinned bunch. You’d think they’d let insults roll off their backs given how much power they have over the lives and livelihoods of oth...

Posted by Disarranging Mine 2 days 6 hours ago.
* ‘Relic of True Cross’ on display at local church:One of the most venerated objects in Roman Catholic tradition — a sliver of wood said to be from the cross on which Christ died on the first Good Friday — has been quietly on displ...
Posted by Techno-News Blog 2 days 8 hours ago.
By Tom Simonite, Technology Review Home automation systems and networking equipment vulnerable to a major encryption flaw are unlikely to be fixed. Network-connected hardware can provide a backdoor into corporate or home networks, where valuable informati...
Posted by Techno-News Blog 2 days 9 hours ago.
By John Pulley, Campus Technology Scattered throughout the country are technological oases where data-thirsty Internet users can access blindingly fast, affordable broadband service. These super-connected communities are engines of innovation and economic...
Posted by Techno-News Blog 2 days 9 hours ago.
By MathNook This isn’t your average “how gaming can be used to teach and reinforce math” article. I think and hope by now that it is common knowledge that gaming and math go hand in hand. This article specifically addresses the amount of math that i...
Posted by OMIGOD - Im ThirtyWHAT? 2 days 11 hours ago.
Do you remember back in the 80's when we used to hear horror stories about the Soviet Union  Remember how everything was supposedly rationed   Remember hearing about people having to stand in line for hours to get a single roll of toilet ...
Posted by Spontaneous Solutions 2 days 12 hours ago.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has backed off a proposal that would have hobbled or destroyed ridesharing services such as uberX and Lyft in Chicago – for now, at least. And when the taxi lobby turned to the Illinois General Assembly for help, they proposed...

Posted by Iggy Uncensored 2 days 12 hours ago.
I’m doing videos for the Midwest High Speed Rail Association 2014 Spring Meeting out of order. The Rev. Jesse Jackson was not on the original list of speakers. I had mixed feelings when hearing Rev. Jackson would speak. For years…Read more ...
Posted by Spontaneous Solutions 2 days 12 hours ago.
Illinois Corruption Watch: April 2014 April 18, 2014 Daily Herald: Watchdog asks for Metra-inspired reforms Illinois’ legislative watchdog today outlined ethics reforms targeted at a hiring scandal at Metra last year. Legislative Inspector General T...
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