New ChooseIt Maker Rises From Flash’s Ashes 0Popular easy-to-author choice making app, ChooseIt Maker 3 (CM3) replaced by a new and improved ChooseIt Maker (CM). The overhaul of CM was forced by Adobe ceasing support of Flash as of 31st December 2020.
Canadian Teachers, Students: Reflex Math Builds fluency and confidence and its fun too. 0Canadian educators and students reflect on how Reflex, a research based system for mastering math facts, helps achieve fluency, building a foundation for more complex math.
Cloud Privacy: When the Extension’s Servers are Breached 0
It’s not enough to say your server in the Cloud is secure. When a company or organization says their data is secure, assume that’s on a spectrum, rather than an absolute stating of fact.
Just look at this Top 10 list from Digital Guardian of websites that have been hacked in 2015...
Cloud Privacy: How is your extension paying for its development? 0You don’t get something for nothing….
There’s no such thing as a free lunch…
everybody’s got to eat…
Home truths, that could be extended (pun intended) to extensions. Developers of extensions are no different than the rest of us — they don’t generally work for free.
The ones that do (and again we’ve been down this road before with iPad apps), well, don’t expect a lot of longevity or support — you get what you pay for.
A lot of the extensions that you don’t pay for aren’t actually free, they just use a different currency – information. You’re trading the information that comes out of your web browser – where you go, what you read, how long you’re there, what sites you return to, what adds you click on, what you’re emailing/messaging about, what links your sharing etc. etc. etc. — for the functionality of the app.