Author - Larry Press

Cuba’s New UIC: Why It Matters

Cuba forms the Unión de Informáticos de Cuba (UIC) as a government run IT professional society. How's it stack up against the ACM? Larry Press...

Larry Press: An Algebra I Story

Who knew 70 percent of incoming UCLA freshmen took online courses on their own? Larry Press comments on a UCLA survey and the future of online...

Chromebook vs. Laptop (analysis)

Our Larry Press tests the Chromebook C720 against his trusty laptop. He would really prefer to have both, but each has its merits. Review and...

Office for the iPad — Too Late?

Office for the iPad is here, but the iPad is four years old. Preliminary reviews say Microsoft has done a good job on the touch user interface. Larry...

Short MOOCs: A New Trend for MOOCs?

MOOCs (massive open online courses) once emulated university classes. The reality? Most people who take MOOCs are not interested in getting...

Google + edX = Mooc.org

Google and edX have joined forces to create mooc.org, an open educational platform for everyone. Larry Press dives into the benefits and hopes of...

Engelbart Photo Tribute

Doug Engelbart helped pave the way for the technological world. Larry Press explores his significance and impact through a history of photos.

Ting: MVNO Says BYOD

Ting announced that in the next quarter, it will let customers use their own Sprint phones. That means Ting’s selection of new phones will...

We Need Historical Hashtag Data

I want to search for historic hashtag terms. I know I'm not alone. Fifteen days ago, I asked seven students to post tweets with the hashtag #275s12...