Friday, March 27, 2015

Searching Google Drive by e-mail address

Are you trouble searching for a document by the owner's e-mail address in Google Drive?  

This seems to be an issue that has arisen recently. Nick offers this solution--  To search by an owner's email address, use owner:email.address (no space between the colon and the address) So, for example, try searching for for any of Beyonce's documents (you may not know her-- she's new here ;).

SBAC practice

I haven't posted in a while due to some intense SBAC test practicing!  Lots to share, so expect a small flurry of posts in the next little while.
First, a thought from the SBAC sessions: Becoming comfortable using unfamiliar online tools is something that comes from "just doing it."  The more you try new tools, the more you'll see which features and functions tend to be universal.  

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Can you tell the computer from the human?

Here's an interesting quiz from the 3/7/15 New York Times.  It provides snippets of text either generated by computer algortihms or written by humans.  Can you decide which is which?