Category: STEM / STEAM

  • STEM / STEAM: 2022 Weather Summary for Northern California

    STEM / STEAM: 2022 Weather Summary for Northern California

    Meteorologist Adam Epstein is the morning weather person at Sacramento’s FOX40 news station, KTXL. This morning (yeah, I am a morning person) I saw Adam’s weather summary for 2022 and decided to ask him if I could post the Youtube version here…… He said yes! 2022 sure was a weird weather year here in Northern […]

  • STEM / STEAM: Artemis Lifts Off for a Spin Around the Moon

    STEM / STEAM: Artemis Lifts Off for a Spin Around the Moon

    This morning, the largest most powerful NASA rocket ever finally lifted off for it’s initial trip around the moon. Go here to read all about the Artemis program. And here. Here is a short clip from the Artemis web site: “Artemis is the first step in the next era of human exploration. Together with commercial and […]

  • STEM / STEAM: Testing YouTubeTV

    STEM / STEAM: Testing YouTubeTV

    I had previously tested YouTubeTV a couple of times…..hit the links below to learn more. The first time (when we still had our 15 year old HD Sony TV) was way back in the dark ages….. YouTubeTV test #1 Oct 2017. The second test was completed in Feb 2020 when we had our new state-of-the-art […]

  • STEM / STEAM: James Webb Space Telescope Pictures and STEM Toolkit

    STEM / STEAM: James Webb Space Telescope Pictures and STEM Toolkit

    The James Webb Space Telescope has been made fully operational and has sent back SPECTACULAR images from space! In fact, the telescope is seeing as far back in time as we have ever seen. Truly amazing! Below are a few of those pictures. Go to this web site for a lot more information on these […]

  • STEM / STEAM: Turn Your Old Computer into a Chromebook

    STEM / STEAM: Turn Your Old Computer into a Chromebook

    Originally posted on TechyMike.com Lets see how well, if at all, Chrome OS Flex works on a very old computer! Lori’s old Toshiba laptop was the greatest thing since the invention of the integrated circuit at the time we purchased it. Now it is a POS. Well, the hardware rocks, but, the Windows software sucks, […]

  • STEM / STEAM: Sony A8G 4k TV Randomly Losing WiFi Connection

    STEM / STEAM: Sony A8G 4k TV Randomly Losing WiFi Connection

    This past month, or two, our Sony A8G TV randomly started losing WiFi connectivity. I think it may be the recent updates, but, I have no way of proving that. If this happens while watching a movie……it SUCKS, as I have to reboot the TV (that is power it off AND disconnect the power cord) […]

  • STEM / STEAM: Learning WordPress Full Site Editing (FSE)

    STEM / STEAM: Learning WordPress Full Site Editing (FSE)

    UPDATE May 29, 2022: All three of my sites are now FSE. 🙂 Full Site Editing (FSE) is going to change how I use themes on WordPress. In addition, it will allow me to return ForCarol.org / ForCarol.com to WordPress.com, since I will have a….self-designed….”theme” that does everything I need it to do……and more. Returning […]

  • STEM / STEAM: James Webb Space Telescope

    STEM / STEAM: James Webb Space Telescope

    On Christmas Day, December 25, 2021 at 4:20 AM PST, the James Webb Space Telescope will launch a new era in space exploration. The telescope successfully launched in Christmas Day 2021: With far superior technology than the aging Hubble Space Telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope will be able to see far into the past…almost […]

  • STEM / STEAM: WordPress Gutenberg Plug-in Eliminates Whitespace in the Left Margin

    STEM / STEAM: WordPress Gutenberg Plug-in Eliminates Whitespace in the Left Margin

    UPDATE 12/22/2021: Gutenberg was updated to version 12.2.0 today. It STILL does NOT work correctly. Meaning….there is still ZERO whitespace in the left margin! WordPress….can you hear me? 😉 For the last month, or two, I noticed that the whitespace in the left margin as I wrote these blogs was….well……MISSING….making it nearly impossible to see […]