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The value of networking through social media

socialmedia It wasn’t until the introduction of Web 2.0 technologies such as high speed Internet that social media networking began to exponentially grow. Geocities, Tripod, and SixDegrees were early social media networking sites. In-between then and now were successful sites such as MySpace and Friendster. Today Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Youtube, Vimeo, and Pinterest are experiencing phenomenal growth and provide the engine that drives much of modern social media networkingRead More

What a difference a decade makes in modern media: Part 1

Realistic Transistor Radio by Radio Shack When I was growing up I never imagined a world where media would be so pervasive. After all, we had a black-and-white TV that received about 6-8 channels depending on the weather, a tube radio, and my dad’s 8mm projector for movie night on Friday or Saturday if he wasn’t out on the road truckin’. I chuckle a bit now whenever I see the NBC peacock, because the first one I saw was just shades of grey! Things sure have changed for better or worse depending on your perspective.Read More

Bring Your Own Device: Universatopia or Digital Divide 2.0?

BYOD The new buzzwords among the geeky-type educators—people like myself—are BYOD (or bring your own device). With a sufficient network infrastructure and access assumed, BYOD would allow colleges and universities to lower their investments in hardware and while expanding access to learning environments populated with information. Read More