Mr. Steed's 6th Grade Computer Class Blog
A Blog of my students daily thoughts about a different technology subject

Archive for May 2010

May 28th, 2010 Xtra-Credit Final Sponge of the Year

May 28, 2010

Now that the iPad has been out awhile and it is priced affordably (starting at $499), IS the NEW Apple iPad the greatest invention ever like the company claims it is?   Is there a reason to buy an iPad or should you buy some other type of tablet or just go with a regular laptop?  EXPLAIN 5 REASONS. (You […]

May 27th, 2010 Xtra-Credit Sponge

May 27, 2010

Are we taking technology too far?  This man in England put a virus on a computer chip and inserted it into his own skin.  The virus spread from the microchip in his skin to all of the computers in his house.  What does this tell you about our obsession with technology?  What could a development like […]

May 26th, 2010 X-tra Credit Sponge

May 26, 2010

Two weeks ago I showed you the last  of my architecture series in Dubai.   AGAIN, in Abu Dhabi this time (capital of the United Arab Emirates, U.A.E.) is the a hotel like no other.  The Yas Hotel is the only hotel in the world with a Formula One racetrack to go through the hotel.  Built on a harbor […]

May 25th, 2010 Xtra-Credit Sponge

May 25, 2010

Automobile companies are trying very hard to get people excited about what they might want in the future.  Showcased in “of all places” a huge Mega Hollywood movie, Transformers 2, GM and Chevy ready the public for the 2011 Corvette Stingray Concept.  Corvette unveiled its’ idea of what the future of cars will be with  the Stingray Concept. Do you think that Corvette is […]

May 24th, 2010 Xtra-Credit Sponge

May 24, 2010

On an episode of “Glee” on May 18th, 2010, a handicapped student has a daydream about what he would do if he could ever get out of his wheelchair and walk again (Artie, in the red sweater vest).  In the clip he uses a flash mob.  A flash mob (or flashmob) is a large group of […]