Affinity Designer Tutorials

This is a work in progress… Affinity Designer 1.5 Overview (marketing video) (difficulty: n/a) The A to Z of Affinity Designer (“This A to Z list breaks down all the tools and panels, including some useful functions and features. It includes links to Affinity’s official short video tips and descriptions of what each tool can …

Archiving Your Google Data

I always encourage students to use the personal Google account for school work so they still “own” the data after they leave high school. But what if they haven’t, and they’re above to move on to a postsecondary school or the workplace? There are basically two options: Move your data to your personal account Download your …

Cool Tech

Assignment Over the semester, you will be required to do two informal presentations related to “Cool Tech”. Most students will choose to present on something technological (computer hardware, software, game platforms, entertainment hardware, etc.) that is relatively new, but you may also choose something else with the permission of your instructor. For grade 9’s and …

Chrome Sign In

For students having trouble signing into Chrome with their DSBN account, enter this address directly into the Chrome address bar and you should be able to sign in properly: chrome://chrome-signin Why sign into Chrome? It will sync your bookmarks and Chrome extensions so wherever you are logged into Chrome (other classes, at home, on your …

Lady in Havana Smoking a Cigar

My latest website header image.  (The header images are chosen at random from this collection.) The picture was taken in Havana, Cuba, in December 2012 using a Nikon 1 J2 mirrorless camera with a 10-30 mm lens.