This week I HAD to focus on a huge upcoming program, and with just three days in the office, every minute had to count.
You guys are brilliant! Monday I asked some of you what your best tools were for staying focused, and more than 100 people chimed in.
Here are three top categories of focus tools you’re using. I’ll be covering more in upcoming NerdWords. … Get the scoop...
Ever hear someone say, “Let me Bing that for you”? Probably not. Google dominates the world of search engines with almost 80% of the market. Although it’s arguably the best tool, other search engines may help you find what you need more quickly and more securely.… Get the scoop...
I’ve been saving up some gadgets for review. Here’s a tour of my little nerdy abode with reviews of my favorite (and not-so-favorite) gadgets.
- Amazon Fire TV Cube
- Echo Show
- Roomba 980
- Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker
- Logitech HD Pro Webcam
- Blue Snowball iCE Condenser Microphone
- Oculus Go
- Microsoft Surface Pro
- Apple Watch
- Google Home
Sometimes I can pop an answer off the top of my head, but often I have to dig around to give you the right info. That’s what takes so long because I have to find the time to dig around. 🙂
Here’s a real-time account of what it’s like when I figure out an answer.… Get the scoop...
A guest post from Nerd HQ Manager (and New Mama) Molly Gardner:
Goodness gracious, there’s a lot to keep track of when you’re pregnant… a lot of questions and lists and things to buy and advice to follow (or not!). It’s easy to get overwhelmed by it all.… Get the scoop...
See the tiny lady to the left of the bride? That’s Nana, who brought my hubby into the world along with five other siblings. Nana lives a happy and healthy life in the mother-in-law apartment attached to her youngest son’s house, and the other kids work together to coordinate social outings, doctor visits, health monitoring and all kinds of other caregiving duties.… Get the scoop...
So I don’t know if you heard, but I just received my credentials to be a Certified Speaking Professional. It’s kind of a big deal. 🙂 🙂 🙂
The CSP ceremony is at the National Speakers Association conference in just a couple weeks, and my manager, Molly, has me a little freaked out about what to wear because, you know, it’s kind of a big deal.… Get the scoop...
This week I spoke at a tech conference for teachers, and I was reminded of the myriad of instant tools that Google puts at your fingertips.
Here’s a quick punch list of things you can do:
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NOTE: Let’s work together to create a longer list of resources! Add yours in the comments below.
In the past few weeks two beloved celebrities chose to end their lives. They seemed to have it all: wealth, fame, wonderful families.… Get the scoop...
One of Google’s big announcements last month involved a tool called Google Lens. Using artificial intelligence and augmented reality, Google Lens will help you analyze images and what you’re seeing through your camera lens to add context, knowledge and interaction.
Right now the advanced features of Google Lens are rolling out to newer Android devices and will be embedded into the camera feature of newer Android phones.… Get the scoop...