Author Archives: Michael Brooke

These Google anomalies could become a strange fascination.

These led me to the rather clever investigations on new aesthetics by +David Berry et al. Fascinating reading but I do not pretend to understand a word of it!http://v2.nl/publishing/new-aesthetic-new-anxieties Postcards From Google Earth Postcards From Google Earth · info · … Continue reading

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What is code?

It’s a good question….http://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-paul-ford-what-is-code/Nice Easter egg at the end but don't go too fast or you will get told off….. or maybe you could just go to Codeacademy and learn some code! What Is Code? If You Don’t Know, You … Continue reading

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Moodle upgrade

I finally decided to give my personal Moodle site (http://www.emjbe.net/moodle/) a long overdue  upgrade to 2.8.5+. In the process I wanted to have a play with a new theme as I have found some of the inbuilt Moodle themes a … Continue reading

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Abstract Data Structures – Linked Lists

My IB Computer Science class are currently looking at linked lists as part of their IB Computer Science course. I have created 4 simple teacher presentations to demonstrate the addition and subtraction of nodes from singly and doubly linked lists. http://goo.gl/RdWkK1http://goo.gl/Am7KJ7http://goo.gl/zxid5jhttp://goo.gl/LUz3ad … Continue reading

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Google Apps Certified Educator

I am officially certified! The process was fairly painless and is detailed here:http://www.google.com/edu/training/certifications/Overall the exams were made easier after spending a couple of years managing the Google Apps account at +St. Julian's School . Next step? Google Teacher Academy 2014 application for … Continue reading

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Map of the Internet

Jay Simons has produced a fantastic map of the internet. "This poster includes one full map of the internet, 4 minimaps showcasing NSA surveillance, most used social networks, most used internet browser, and worldwide internet penetration, list of Alexa Top 500 … Continue reading

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JAVA

I have recently finished another booklet for my Computer Science students to outline the steps in building a small JAVA desktop database application http://goo.gl/oGJPFX.  This has gone to join other open resources for the IB computer Science course I have … Continue reading

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