[Re-Plug] Brain Power

I don’t know what the above figures mean, and I sure as heck don’t know what LPI is. I’m sure it’s a ploy by the creators to get me to pay $11.99 PER MONTH for this app. My simplistic brain likes the numbers and the graph presentation though. While some might enjoy paying an unreasonableContinue reading “[Re-Plug] Brain Power”

[Re-Plug] Addicted to Language Learning??

I did a screenshot of this exercise mostly because it made me laugh. But also to show you what Duolingo, the language learning app, looks like. The app turns learning a new language into a more interactive experience. But what sets it apart is how it rewards you and challenges you like a game. SoContinue reading “[Re-Plug] Addicted to Language Learning??”

What I Re-plugged into Today

This is a picture of Khan Academy. It helped me a lot in Biology I and II. Dr. Khan makes really helpful videos about numerous science concepts. This is the math portion. When you sign up for an account, they treat it like a game. You get points for watching videos, and you “unlock” achievements.Continue reading “What I Re-plugged into Today”

How the Unplug Initiative Started

I just got a smartphone a few days ago. It quickly became my arch-nemesis. Now, I’m not one of those anti-technology people. I don’t tout myself as a non-conformist, or some other similar title that I have outgrown along with my teen years, but I felt a little sickened, a little threatened by what layContinue reading “How the Unplug Initiative Started”