Technology Double Shot!
A Double Shot of Technology Information Every Tuesday
This Week's Barista: Sara Ballon
March 22, 2016
On this day in 1983, the Pentagon awarded a production contract worth more than $1 billion to AM General Corporation to develop 55,000 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV), nicknamed the Humvee. In 1992, a civilian version of the Humvee (the Hummer) went on sale.
Shot One: Making the best of your pdfs
Here is a collection of some very good add-ons to use on Google Drive to edit and share PDFs. Some of the things you can do with these tools include: merge several documents into a single PDF, split or extract pages into one PDF, convert PDFs to images, compress and reduce the size of your PDFs and many more. All of these add-ons are web based and do not require any software installation. You simply add the Chrome extension to your browser and start experimenting with it right away.
SHOT TWO: SAS 5th Graders on a podcast!
The podcast is about 15 minutes long and worth your time, I swear. The kids are awesome and SAS (and I!) get a shoutout at the end.