Category: Technology

  • Bug Found in the Latest Version of the Broadsheet Theme

    Bug Found in the Latest Version of the Broadsheet Theme

    UPDATE Sept 10, 2021: Bluehost / WordPress upgraded the theme last night and….it is FIXED! UPDATE Sept 8, 2021: Pro Theme Design told me that they had found the bug and fixed it. We are just waiting for Bluehost / WordPress to install the fix. It may take a few days. Oddly enough….yesterday….I finally purchased, […]

  • Using Disney+ Streaming: It’s a Whole New World

    Using Disney+ Streaming: It’s a Whole New World

    On November 12, 2019, the world of streaming video over the Internet made a ground-shaking step forward…..one that will forever, especially if you have kids, change your life. Go here to sign up for Disney+ I grabbed the free trial of Disney+ on the first day. I am still using it. And still loving it! […]

  • STEAM: Disney Research Designs Kinetic Wire Characters

    STEAM: Disney Research Designs Kinetic Wire Characters

    NEW: STEAM related videos. This one is from Disney Research showing how they design kinetic wire characters.

  • LEGO Mindstorms Education Ev3 for STEM / STEAM

    LEGO Mindstorms Education Ev3 for STEM / STEAM

    Update Jan 16, 2020: Looks like this product line has been updated to Spike Prime. I added a valid video link and the web link below goes to the right place.  Geek on! The LEGO Mindstorms Education EV3 for STEM / STEAM enrichment looks like a fun way to learn about science, technology, engineering, and […]

  • STEM Educational Products: WeDo 2.0 from Lego Education

    STEM Educational Products: WeDo 2.0 from Lego Education

    “LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 makes science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and coding come to life. The unique combination of the LEGO brick, classroom-friendly software, and engaging, standards-based projects results in a resource that builds students’ confidence to ask questions, define problems, and design their own solutions by putting STEM learning directly in their hands.” Lego STEM […]

  • STEM Educational Products: LittleBits

    STEM Educational Products: LittleBits

    LittleBits Web Site With ForCarol.com’s new emphasis on helping to keep Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) activities in the classroom, here is our first blog introducing some cool STEM related products that teachers can use in their classrooms. In the old days, this engineer used breadboards to put together prototypes of my designs. These […]

  • Pokemon Go

    Pokemon Go

    Last week a new app, Pokemon Go, was released that has caused quite a stir worldwide. Suddenly, kids of all ages are up off the couch meeting new (or old) friends in the great outdoors while chasing Pokemon around town, campus, etc. In the process Nintendo has racked up approximately $9 Billion dollars in revenue. […]

  • Autonomous Vehicles / Cars

    Autonomous Vehicles / Cars

    This past year, I have seen a dramatic increase in the development of autonomous cars. A number of companies (from Toyota to Mercedes Benz to GM to Google and more) are developing cars that can drive by themselves (to some degree). From our perspective (ForCarol.com): Maybe this is the way we can save teens from […]

  • Learning Photoshop

    Learning Photoshop

    I have been playing around with the online version of Photoshop CC 2015. Here are a few of my attempts. I am an engineer, not an artist, so be kind.  🙂 I like black….haha — Coming out on Sept 18, 2015 Tracy Non-Profit Facebook Page Scholarship Winners David Goad trying to Trump Trump Galen from […]