Archive for October, 2009

Telephone Box Gallery

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

The Gallery on the Green is a postcard gallery in a telephone box in Settle. The Upper Settle green is a small patch of grass in an older and quiet part of Settle, away from the market place.

When we visited, there was a range of small images on view, and a comments book. I can [...]

Lowest terms

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

6 minutes and 43 seconds on how to cancel down a fraction to its lowest terms. I’d rather describe that as ‘remove all the common factors from a fraction’. Produced using the NCH Debut video capture software, and edited in Windows Movie Maker. Notes on how to do all this coming soon.

Multiplying fractions

Monday, October 19th, 2009

2 minutes and 28 seconds on multiplying fractions. Recorded as a quick reminder for students on a return to study course.

Produced on my College issue laptop using the free version of the NCH Debut screen and Webcam capture software, and using the cheapo USB microphone (Logitech and Belkin sell the same oem device). Attempts to [...]

Linux (penguins)

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Just bought a cheap laser printer (first time I’ve had a printer at home for around 10 years). Settled on what they had in PC World, a monochrome Samsung ML1640. Installed on my College laptop running Windows XP - put CD in, click some buttons, navigate some menus, restart and then prints. Plugged it into [...]

B for listen to me!

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

I’ve already blogged about the Most Important Key When Presenting with PowerPoint. The next most useful is the B key. Press the B key while presenting, and the screen goes black – your audience have nothing else to look at except you, and that means that you can get a hearing no matter how zappy [...]