Tag Archives: Technology

Digital Zombie Series: “Notifistraction” Disease

Originally posted on Hooked On Innovation:
Original Image here: http://goo.gl/XNgMhR%5B/caption%5D Since the beginning of time, man has always had an innate sense of alertness.  In our primitive self, that alertness was used to make us aware of dangers around us.…

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SXSWedu – Can the Liberal Arts Survive in an Age of Innovation?

The next session I am attending is a topic near and dear to my heart as a liberal arts major, “Can the Liberal Arts Survive in an Age of Innovation?” The speakers are David Maxwell, President of Drake University, Liz … Continue reading

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Interactive Map of Global Indicators

The PEW Research center has recently published a new interactive map that highlights global indicators drawn from their database. Examine how the world’s opinion of President Barack Obama has changed over his presidency or the world’s opinion of China. The … Continue reading

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Facebook is a bad way to rate potential employees, study finds

Originally posted on Naked Security:
Potential employers Google us. They pore over our tweets. They scan our Facebook postings. They want to see our truly embarrassing internet gaffes before they let us step through the door for an interview. In…

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5 Things Everyone Should Learn to do on Their iPad

Did you get a fancy new iPad for Christmas or have one that you want to harness for a little more power? Here are five skills that everyone should learn to maximize their iPad: Cloud sync your Calendar – The … Continue reading

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The Vatican & Bodlein Libraries Go Public & Digital

The Vatican and Bodlein Libraries, in conjunction with a grant from the Polonsky Foundation, have gone digital. Now instead of booking a reservation with the librarians and hopping on a plane to Italy or England, patrons can simply log on … Continue reading

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Technology Together: Whole School Professional Development for Capability and Confidence

The next conference I am attending is by Sam Bruzzese (you can check out his blog here). If you would like to see the notes for his talk, check out the link here. I’m excited to hear more information about providing … Continue reading

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Learn to Code with the Code Academy

If you’ve been wanting to learn how to code, check out the Codeacademy. This free resource takes you through the basics of fundamental coding – html, ruby, python, java, and more. Not only can this help with your own coding … Continue reading

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Learn to Use iBook Author – Write a Book & Send it to the iBookstore

iBooks Author (Mac Only) is a free and easy-to-use tool for creating multi-touch books for broader publication (for free or for profit) in the iBooks Bookstore. This great series of brief tutorials by DIY Journo can help you get to drafting … Continue reading

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Google Will Now Use Your Face in Google Ads, But You Can Opt-Out

Starting November 11, Google will begin using personal endorsement and reviews from individuals along with their image in its ads. To learn more about what this means, read the article by CNN. Users can opt even via the “Google Profiles … Continue reading

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