October 6, 2003

USB Bluetooth dongle that should work with Linux

October 6, 2003 - Categories: -Uncategorized

http://www.the-gadgeteer.com/mitsumi-usb-bluetooth-review.html

Interesting uses of Emacspeak

October 6, 2003 - Categories: emacs

CSJ wrote on the debian-user mailing list:

For helping teach my kid to read I used emacs running emacspeak.
The robotic language, via the eflite speech synthesis server, was
sufficient to get the words' pronunciation across.  Type
"D-O-G-" in a buffer and you get the audio feedback "dog."
I used to set the xterm to the most massive font size available
(by adjusting the font and screen sizes) to make reading, or so I
assumed, easier for preschool eyes.

More thoughts on my course

October 6, 2003 - Categories: -Uncategorized
Sacha wrote:

> I'm somewhat hesitant about taking my master's degree in Ateneo
> because I want to learn more about different teaching styles and
> campus cultures.

I agree with you here.  It's much healthier to go for further studies (or
work experience) outside.  If you want to specialize in CS Education, it
would be better if you went abroad, and best if you came back to share
everything you learned. :)

Didith

More PersonalityQuizzes

October 6, 2003 - Categories: -Uncategorized
1. When do you feel your best? c. Late at night
2. You usually walk… b. Fairly fast, with little steps
3. When talking to people, you… d. Touch or push the person to whom you are talking
4. When relaxing, you sit with… a. your knees bent with your legs side by side
5. When something really amuses you, you react with… c. a quiet chuckle
6. When you go to a party or social gathering, you… b. make a quiet entrance, looking for someone you know
7. You’re working very hard, concentrating hard, and you’re interrupted… c. vary between these two extremes
8. Which of the following colors do you like most? a. red or orange
9. When you are in bed at night, in those last few moments before going to sleep… b. on your side, slightly curled
10. You often dream that you are… f. your dreams are always pleasant.

(+ 6 4 7 4 3 4 4 6 6 1) = 45

41 TO 50 POINTS:

Others see you as fresh, lively, charming, amusing, practical, and
always interesting; someone who’s constantly in the center of
attention, but sufficiently well-balanced not to let it go to their
head. They also see you as kind, considerate, and understanding;
someone who’ll always cheer them up and help them out.

Picked this up off friendster, on which I am sacha@free.net.ph .

Deadline for Submission of Final Marks for the First Semester, SY

October 6, 2003 - Categories: -Uncategorized

2003-2004 will be on:

October 22, 2003, Wednesday (for GRADE SHEETS SUBMISSION)

*October 26, 2003,Sunday (for ON-LINE SUBMISSION ).