Apple Event Predictions 3/27/17

Apple is hosting an education focused event on March 27th in Chicago. Many have made predictions about what Apple may, or may not announce and what they feel Apple needs to do to stay relevant in the education market. Some of my favorite wish lists so far: Apple needs: No-asterisks unlimited iCloud storage. Group-level permissions and ..Read more->


UNO Young Alumni Award

Better late than never, right? Back on October 19th, 2017 I had the privilege of receiving the UNO Alumni Association’s, Young Alumni Achievement award. From the association, “Established in 2014, Young Alumni Achievement Awards recognize outstanding career achievement, active community involvement or exceptional service to the university by graduates 40 or younger.” It’s taken a ..Read more->


What Were They Thinking?

by Matt Lee & Paul Lindgren When Marty McFly first shows up on the 1950’s Doc Brown’s doorstep in the 1985 classic Back to the Future, the eccentric inventor immediately launches into a mind-reading session wearing an elaborate electronic and pneumatic contraption. After several failed attempts Doc exclaims: “Do you know what this means? It ..Read more->


What’s Your Story

“Let me tell you a story.” I LOVE those words. Don’t you? From childhood tales around a campfire, to friends sharing a recent weekend event, those six words spark your interest. You are instantly engaged and want to know more. Are the surrounding woods haunted? Did your friend meet the love of their life? Did ..Read more->


All I Really Need To Know About Technology I Learned in Kindergarten

NOTE: This article first appeared in the September NETA Newsletter. In 1986 Robert Fulghum published a book of short essays titled, “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten”. The first essay, whose name inspired the book’s title, made the case that we leave kindergarten with all of the skills we need to ..Read more->


On Charging the Apple Pencil: Not So Simple

PSA: If you let your Apple Pencil’s batter drain too low, your iPad will no longer recognize it, and will not charge it. How did I figure this out? Obviously through personal experience! It had been a few weeks since I had used the Apple Pencil with my iPad. On Sunday, I was talking to ..Read more->


Leaving on a Jet Plane!

I’m missing work. Odd as it sounds, I’ve been out of the office for the better part of a month. It started out with winter break – two full weeks off with Christmas and New Years – and then I went back for two days of work before I left on a work trip. Now ..Read more->


Google Calendar adds Apple HealthKit Integration

With the addition of intelligent Goals last year, Google Calendar became more than just a regular scheduling and to-do app. Today, the iOS app is gaining Apple Health integration that will automatically mark as finished and adjust your fitness-related Goals. This is cool! I really wish that Apple or Fantastical would add this into their ..Read more->


2017 Technology Resolutions

It’s traditional to make resolutions at the start of every year. I was inspired by one of my favorite tech sites and decided to make my own technology based new year’s resolutions. Here we go!


Welcome to!

Welcome to my website! I hope you enjoy my little corner of the internet. I’ve put together this site as a place to hold all of my online works. I plan on posting my thoughts on education, technology, my hobbies and more, along with showcasing the different projects that I’m working on.  I also wanted ..Read more->