Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Students Sue Prosecutor in Cellphone Photos Case

Good for the students. When prosecutors, adults, take absurd situations to an extreme, ultimately hurting the people they have a duty to protect, they should be punished.

I was outraged when I first heard about the prosecutors intent while listening to the radio and am glad to hear that the girl involved is taking action. Shame on the prosecutor.

Read about the story here:
NY Times article.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Make a Virtual Kaleidoscope

I stumbled upon this program. It is an early lesson on symmetry and also reminiscent of the toy kaleidoscope of yore.

These designs are made from the same set of 'virtual objects'. As the highlighter rotates, portions of the design are illuminated creating the kaleidoscope effect.

 :: kaleidoscope

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