Edhat – Drones over Shoreline

Santa Barbara Edhat 10/21/2014: Drones over Shoreline Local Santa Barbara news site Edhat picked up a short story about my recent unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) quadcopter photos.  As you can see from the comments, people have their concerns about the integration of drones into the airspace!

The drones are coming

Stories about quadcopters, drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are in the news nearly every day.  While the horrors of war, invasions of privacy, daring wilderness rescues and Amazon.com package deliveries make the most sensational headlines, the game-changing role of unmanned aircraft for individuals and small businesses may be the most exciting prospect for […]

Edhat: People-to-People Cuba travel

Santa Barbara Edhat 4/26/2014: People-to-People Cuba travel Local Santa Barbara news site Edhat picked featured my Cuba photo gallery in its weekend travel section.

Viodi – Green cable

Viodi 4/23/2014: Green cable Although I couldn’t make it to the 2013 National Cable Television Cooperative’s Independent Show in San Diego, Ken Pyle from Viodi stopped by to speak with me in Santa Barbara on his way to the conference. We discussed Full Channel’s wind power initiative called GreenLink. Watch our discussion on GreenLink.

Weekend in Havana photos

In February 2014, Daniela and I traveled to Cuba as part of a “people-to-people” exchange program through Insight Cuba. Under the current travel restrictions imposed by the U.S. government, U.S. citizens may only travel to Cuba for a limited number reasons.  Insight Cuba and other tour operators are licensed by the United States Department of […]

Anacapa School reaches for the stars with STEAM power

Republished from linc.education.ucsb.edu Graduate research fellow Levi Maaia focuses his research on digital literacies in teaching and learning and ways in which technology-enabled learning programs can be adapted in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.  For the past five years he has taught media and technology courses to grades 7-12 at Anacapa […]

Viodi – Full STEAM ahead to the next frontier

Viodi 8/19/2013: Full STEAM ahead to the next frontier (video) Although I couldn’t make it to the 2013 National Cable Television Cooperative’s Independent Show in San Diego, Ken Pyle from Viodi stopped by to speak with me in Santa Barbara on his way to the conference. We discussed a number of things including GreenLink and my STEAM Lab […]

International Space Station contact is a success

KEYT-TV news story HD video of the ISS contact Facebook photos On May 22, 2013, Anacapa School students had a chance to speak with NASA Astronaut and former Navy SEAL Christopher J. Cassidy via a live Amateur Radio link to the International Space Station (ISS) (Astronaut Chris Cassidy’s NASA Bio). The 10-minute Q&A session with NA1SS […]

Anacapa School Space Synthesis Unit review

NASA Astronaut Rick Linnehan was the keynote speaker during the three-day intensive 2013 Synthesis Unit “Space: Where Are We Going” at Anacapa School. Each year, the Anacapa School Synthesis Unit provides students with unique opportunities to explore a topic in depth.  Expert speakers make individual 45-minute presentations with time for questions and answers. After three days […]

New news: A media update

Check out the In the News section of this site for some recent media hits on topics ranging from Al Jazeera to NASA.