Emma

Computer Tricks From a 1 Year Old: Be Comfortable

Computer Tricks From a 1 Year Old:  Be Comfortable

Emma says, “If you aren’t comfortable when you are working on your computer then you won’t get much done.” While playing with my laptop the other day, I noticed that Emma kept moving around.  She would wiggle around, adjust the screen, get up and walk around the laptop and look at it from different angles, I almost thought she was losing interest in her videos, except...

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Computer Tricks From a 1 Year Old: What are Consequences?

Computer Tricks From a 1 Year Old:  What are Consequences?

Emma says, “If you are scared you’ll mess something up, you’ll never learn the cool things your computer can do.” I learn something from Emma nearly every day.  One of the things that is special about a child, that in some cases can be a serious threat to their well being, is also one of the things that helps them to learn new things so quickly.  A child doesn’t...

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Computer Tricks From a 1 Year Old: The Button Mash

Computer Tricks From a 1 Year Old:  The Button Mash

Emma says, “If you hit enough buttons at the same time, weird things will happen.” Emma found out that if you press Ctrl + Alt + Down Arrow you can flip your display 180 degrees.  She also realized very quickly that this only works with most ATI, NVIDIA, and Intel Graphics Cards, not all of them.  The last thing she realized is that this can really drive her Grandparents crazy. Now...

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