Certification Training

Same Pay, All Day

It’s not about equal pay or equality of outcome. Given a range of gifts, talents, and opportunities, it cannot be equal or the same for everyone. So, what would be fair?

Perhaps the question should be asked from a different perspective: Not the day’s wages, but the day’s benefits.

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Computer Mama, Educational Technology

Do You Want This Job?

Elevator Attendant

The position for curriculum designer required a Masters or PhD with deep knowledge in Machine Vision and Ai to ride around an autonomous vehicle teaching men and women to be “Elevator Attendants.”

Which job is worse: the trainer that rides around backwards all day, or the guy who gets to be the “attendant” in a self driving golf cart? Is this the best we can do in Detroit today: create jobs that were boring a hundred years ago?

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Computer Mama, Educational Technology, PowerPoint

Picnic Time for Teddy Bears

The Teddy Bears Picnic is a demonstration project that we use in our Microsoft PowerPoint certification training. This is the first time that I completed the project with all of the animations and sound: PowerPoint to the Max! Enjoy! Elizabeth

Teddy Bears’ Picnic” is a song by American composer John Walter Bratton, written in 1907, and lyrics added by Irish songwriter Jimmy Kennedy in 1932. It remains popular as a children’s song, having been recorded by numerous artists over the decades.

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teddy_Be…

Music by Henry Hall

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Computer Mama, Computers, Educational Technology, Elizabeth

Screen Time: Is There Ever Too Much?

“You don’t even have to paint the walls! Just get a bigger monitor.”

For Developers, Educators and Writers: The articles on screen time need to separate constructive vs destructive use of screens. Are these screens building someone up ? OK, I’m good with that. Everybody wins.

For me, the Computer Mama, teaching someone a skill is the best use of my time, talent and energy. That takes about four screens, 60-70 hours a week, to manage an online business, not counting the stupid phone.

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Certification Training, Computer Mama, Educational Technology

Hello, WRLD!

WRLD Places Designer: According to legend, "Hello, World!" was the first greeting displayed on a computer screen.

According to legend, “Hello, World!” was the first greeting displayed on a computer screen.

WRLD is a 3D Mapping program that allows developers to design and integrate feature-rich, dynamic maps for indoor and outdoor use. The applications of such mapping include real-time monitoring, navigation, and positioning.

Mapping, such as with WRLD has uses in the Internet of Things, Smart Cities, VR/ AR, and Connected Lifestyles. It can also be used for service, commerce, and advertising.

Coming soon to Washtenaw Community College: UNITY Maps and Apps.

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