No More Homework in Our House

By | September 14, 2016

After my last post questioning homework for elementary school kids, we’ve done a lot more reading and researching on the subject.  A lot. Since the last fight, we took a stand — our first grader won’t be doing any more homework.  While dropping him off one morning, she asked him for his homework folder and I calmly and… Read More »

Installing Ubuntu 15.10 on the Asus ZenBook Pro UX501VW, Redux

By | March 27, 2016

Update 2016-04-25, this post is obsolete.  I now have information on installing Ubuntu 16.04 at https://marclewis.com/2016/04/25/installing-ubuntu-16-04-lts-on-asus-zenbook-ux501vw/ After writing about installing Ubuntu 14.04 on the ZenBook Pro I used it for about a month or so, but was not really happy with it.  Nothing seemed quite right.  Fonts were off, cursor sizes were off, applications didn’t look quite like they were… Read More »