From social media holiday to digital detox

On 31 December, I logged off Facebook for a couple of weeks. Mostly, I didn’t miss it, other than the friends who I mainly stay in touch with via Facebook – I felt bad that my decision to log off,

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Time to get smart

For a couple of years I have been reading about smart watches, in anticipation of one day owning the Holy Grail of smart watches, the iWatch. One morning in September 2014, I woke up very very early to watch the

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Google Chromebook – totally impressed

The last Windows laptop I purchased was a Sony Vaio – it retailed for about $3000 but I got it on special. It hasn’t totally given up the ghost yet but it got to the point where it was getting

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Coveting a smart watch

At 5am on the 10th of September, I opened my eyes and opened my laptop in order to get my first look at the long-anticipated iWatch that I hoped to add to my Apple collection. My transition to Apple I

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Joanne (JD) Dillon
Community Learning Lead at Te Takere, Horowhenua District Council
Open source technology, digital literacy and opportunities to use both together to help my community.