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Author Archives: tdeprato
I am declaring war on all network technicians and engineers. I am doing this because they are ruining my life, and the lives of children…THINK OF THE CHILDREN! As always I was coming home from a day of asking, W*frack, … Continue reading
I am definitely a big supporter of Google Apps for Education. There are no ifs,ans, or buts about it. However, when I took a new job in China I promised myself, as well as the school, I would focus on … Continue reading
I will make this a simple conversation. I will choose 10 qualities that a traditional educational technology resource should have. If the iPad has a quality in full, I will award it 1 point. If it is partially capable, I … Continue reading
I recently started helping a school plan a fairly large IT budget. The scope is not only broad in the areas this budget will impact, but the projects will span from 2014-2018. Before I began planning I asked to see … Continue reading
Atlas held the world quietly. One slip or shrug and everyone would suffer. Yet no one knew or even considered his presence. He was the ultimate backend process. Like the concept of a single entity keeping the world balanced, Groupware … Continue reading
In the last few weeks I have been transitioning out of my job. In the process, I have enjoyed the opportunity to be a by-stander. A key issue I have seen in IT support, is that currently there is a … Continue reading
The title says it all, I do not want to be interrupted every 10 seconds. One of the most annoying things is when people forget their usernames. Or their email address. Like many places, we have two usernames. For legal … Continue reading
It is hard to measure progress sometimes. I often feel like I have moved technology forward, only to stop and question that notion when I run into an unforeseen problem. This week, however, I was able to notice an improvement … Continue reading
Resources are always an issue wherever I work. Maybe I could find somewhere where that is not the case, but so far I have not been able to be that lucky. There was a battle this week over some resources. … Continue reading
Although there is much going on, I still think it is important to write, podcast, and keep track of all that is happening. In the last few weeks, I have been dealing with massive amounts of mess and change. As … Continue reading