Monthly Archives: February 2014

Tips for Troubleshooting Your Computer, Courtesy of The Onion Even the most experienced user can run into error messages, software crashes, hardware malfunctions, and other issues with their computer. Here are some tips for keeping your machine running smoothly: Unexplained … Continue reading

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Daily Create #6: Storyboard for my Digital Story

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DS106 Daily Create #770

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Digital Storytelling: Crowdsourcing Experience

A digital story is more than words, more than images, more than music–a digital story, like TV but in smaller bites, in more interactive bits, more tangible and touchable people–other internet users, just other members of the population of fellow … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins, “Net Gain”

Man, Richard Dawkins hates religion. The sum of this essay is that we are now connected in a way that seemed impossible years ago, and that will seem silly years from now. This interconnection is turning us into a kind-of … Continue reading

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Daily Create #4: Zoho.com

My daily internet go-to is Zoho Mail. I’m an e-mail addict–I check it about every 20 minutes, even though Zoho Mail gets pushed to my iPhone and iPad, and I usually have a tab open so I can see if … Continue reading

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Sherry Turkle, “How Computers Change the Way We Think”

This article suffers from many of the classic flaws in discriminatory and invalidating thinking about computers/the computing generation that I’ve explored in other annotations, but I think some of them are successfully answered by Gardner & Davis and others. Turkle … Continue reading

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The Brain Technology Built: An Interview with Dr. Gary Small

Originally posted on N E U R O N A R R A T I V E:
“If you think our incessant use of the Internet, Blackberrys, iPods, text-messaging and video games has changed our lives and our children’s lives,…

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Howard Gardner and Katie Davis, The App Generation

I read around in this book, though one day when I have time, I’d like to sit down and read the rest. Overall, I’m not appalled by this, which is more than I can say for most publications about the … Continue reading

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