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Agglomeration: Engelbart Demo, Sustainable Living, Online Beat Box, Finding the right product

An end-of-January agglomeration: The Mother of all Demos – Doug Engelbart (1968) – YouTube – demo englebart engle Doug Engelbart Tribute Video – YouTube – englebart ~ Solutions for Sustainable Living – Sustainable living products and blog howto organic gardening shopping environment sustainability green beatlab – make music together – From the Scout Report […]

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Geeks Guide to Getting Almost Anything Free

This came to me via Stumbleupon. The Geek’s Guide to Getting Almost Anything for Free | MintLife Blog |… – StumbleUpon “Does it pay to be Internet savvy? Yes. In more ways than many people imagine. Sure, the Internet is a great way to research just about anything you could ever want to know about; […]

Copyright Rebellion from The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher education ran a special report about copyright and the ways in which faculty and academic institutions are reacting to it. Here are a couple of links form that. The Copyright Rebellion – Technology – The Chronicle of Higher Education “In a special report, The Chronicle looks at university faculty and staff […]

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An Agglomeration of links about the Internet

A few links about the Internet that I used with my CPSC 104 class. YouTube – History of the Internet A popular video about Internet history (tags: internet web video history) YouTube – World Wide Web in Plain English Yet another good ‘In Plain English’ video (tags: internet video online www lesson commoncraft) Howstuffworks “Fact […]

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Social Media’s Dark Side & Image Citation – From Chronicle of Higher Education

Two interesting links form the Chronicle of Higher Education in mid-March 2011. The one on image citation looks especially interesting.   Beware Social Media’s Surprising Dark Side, Scholars Warn CEO’s – Technology – The Chronicle of Higher Education “Jonathan Zittrain, co-founder of Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, was out to cause “anxiety […]

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Cutting Off the Internet

Egypt’s Autocrats Exploited Internet’s Weaknesses – “But quickly lost in the swirl of revolution was the government’s ferocious counterattack, a dark achievement that many had thought impossible in the age of global connectedness. In a span of minutes just after midnight on Jan. 28, a technologically advanced, densely wired country with more than 20 […]

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Privacy and Copyright links

Privacy Law Is Outrun by Speed of Web’s Progress – “Many Internet companies and consumer advocates say the main law governing communication privacy — enacted in 1986, before cellphone and e-mail use was widespread, and before social networking was even conceived — is outdated, affording more protection to letters in a file cabinet than […]

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Bibliography of Research in Social Network Sites

Research on Social Network Sites “This page provides a bibliography of articles concerning social network sites. For an overview of this space, including a definition of “social network sites,” a history of SNSs, and a literature review, see boyd & Ellison’s 2007 introduction to the JCMC Special Issue on Social Network Sites, Social Network Sites: […]

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Social Networking and About the Web Changing Us

A few tags for my discussion in the Internet class I’ve been teaching this summer, CPSC 105 The Internet: Technology, Issues, & Information. NCFY : : Publications : :The Exchange Building Communities through Online Social Networking Somethings  for us to consider – Video websites pop up, invite postings Article from 2005 discussing the beginnings […]

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Online dating, Internet researchers, Ethnic dining in DC; yet another collection of links; 2010-06-02

Online dating assistants help the lonely and busy (tags: online socialnetworking) Association of Internet Researchers The Association of Internet Researchers is the top international association for students and scholars in any discipline in the field of of Internet studies. Membership connects you with our vibrant community, gives you access to our archive of past conference […]