Thursday, February 3, 2011

Yes You Can!

I'm reviving Granny Tech!

We are going be totally tech savvy.

Our motto will be - Yes You Can!

Here's a few videos to get you started:

Don't ever estimate the ability of a motivated woman:

A look at the future:

Hang in there! You can do it.

And here are some (hopefully) confidence building learning statements:

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.”

We are continually faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
John W. Gardner
The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.
Frank Herbert

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Thomas A. Edison

Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done.
Andy Rooney

No one who cannot rejoice in the discovery of his own mistakes deserves to be called a scholar.
Donald Foster

You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.
Clay P. Bedford

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Attributed to Harry S. Truman

Give me a fruitful error any time, full of seeds, bursting with its own corrections. You can keep your sterile truth for yourself.
Vilfredo Pareto

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

You learn something every day if you pay attention.
Ray LeBlond

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.
Chinese Proverb

All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.
Martin H. Fischer

I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
Winston Churchill

And a few statements on technology:

This is perhaps the most beautiful time in human history; it is really pregnant with all kinds of creative possibilities made possible by science and technology which now constitute the slave of man - if man is not enslaved by it.
Jonas Salk

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Elbert Hubbard, The Roycroft Dictionary and Book of Epigrams, 1923

If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.
Frank Lloyd Wright

Technology... the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it.
Max Frisch

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