Saturday, December 19, 2009

How to Avoid Online Scams

Lifehacker has a good article on how to avoid various online scams, such as: avoiding bank scams, protecting your password, using strong passwords, not buying anything unsolicited, and generally looking out for deals that look too good to be true (and often are!)

[ Link ]

Monday, December 14, 2009

Quad Cities FIRST Lego League Challenge

There was a FIRST Lego League regional meet at the Putnam Museum on Saturday. Quite a good turnout, with a couple hundred kids (aged 9-14), parents and teachers from the region. The event was co-sposored by the Quad Cities Engineering and Science Council and Iowa State University. To learn more about FIRST programs, like this, visit

[ Article from QC Times ]