Hello, there, mini.

Hello, there, mini. Let’s restore you from your backup and get to work! Note to self: next time, before handing in iPad, take screenshots of the icon configuration. (I’m glad I blogged my goodbye to the old model,  because I can reconstruct the home screen from that photo.)

Overheard at Quora: “Why after all these years is Moodle still so ugly?”

Moodle is a free course-management tool that many schools (including mine) use to manage the online components of courses (including computer-graded quizzes, discussion forums, and the submission of online papers). The tool is powerful, but the interface offers a bewildering array of options, so that casual users are often dismayed by how many checkboxes it takes to configure an operation that seems like it should be a simple thing. Overheard…