Reframing how we talk about career and technical education


Image courtesy www.AFPC.AF.mil

Image courtesy http://www.AFPC.AF.mil

It was about this time in 1983 that I joined the “real” workforce for the first time.  And my first job?  Producing training videos for the Mississippi Department of Vocational Technical Education.  Workforce Training.  Now while 1983 is a long time away from 2017, somethings are still a hot topic for discussion.  Predominantly, how we talk about what is now Career and Technical Education and how it is perceived.

During the four decades I spent on the job, things changed, Continue reading

Wisconsin company to install rice-sized microchips in employees


Now this is something that REALLY caught my attention this morning.  And not in a good way.  A Wisconsin company is offering to “chip” it’s employees so they can scan in and around their work place, as well as make food purchases.  This is very scary.  I would resign from that company immediately and seek employment elsewhere.

Your thoughts on chipping employees?  Where does it end?

Source: Wisconsin company to install rice-sized microchips in employees

YouTube Video Editor and Photo slideshows being retired


Google is at it again.  A little a year ago, they announced they were going to “retire” Picasa, their great photo editing software.  They said it was because the online photo editor, Google Photos, was much better.  And while Google Photos is good, it does not have Continue reading