Technology

Upgrade your home by making it ‘smart’

Upgrade your home by making it ‘smart’

Bring your home into the 21st century — it’s not as hard as you might think, even if your home isn’t brand new.

Police to start new crime prevention program

CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad Police Department will be launching a one-year pilot program, using a predictive policing software designed to predict locations and times of day where crimes are most likely to happen, to improve policing strategies and ultimately reduce crime.

Q&A: Bringing yoga, technology to EUSD schools

Q&A: Bringing yoga, technology to EUSD schools

David Miyashiro served as the assistant superintendent of education services for the Encinitas Union School District for four years.During this time, he spearheaded a plan for the district to buy iPads for its third through six-graders for $1.7 million, the funds for which came from bond money for technology improvements.

Carlsbad libraries work to meet new demands, technology

Carlsbad libraries work to meet new demands, technology

CARLSBAD — In an effort to meet ever-evolving technologies and community demands, Carlsbad libraries are striving to offer more online content, provide mobile access to resources, give trainings on new technology, and redesign facility space, according to library officials and an April 16 report.

Oceanside library plans to  connect with readers

Oceanside library plans to connect with readers

OCEANSIDE — On the top of the Oceanside Public Library’s list of goals included in its recently approved Workplan and Strategic Plan is to connect more with the community.

Going paperless: Studies look into the effectiveness of learning with iPads in Encinitas’ school district

Going paperless: Studies look into the effectiveness of learning with iPads in Encinitas’ school district

ENCINITAS — In Lindsay Duncan’s class at El Camino Creek, one fourth grade student looked up the definition of “blubber.” One girl found a suitable picture of a whale and attached it to her presentation about marine life.