Tag Archives: Facebook

Locking Down Your Facebook Account

No one is really secure on the internet. And no one can totally lock-down their Facebook accounts. But there are some things that you can do to make it harder for others to access your information. Password I don’t believe … Continue reading

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What Should a Post-Facebook World Look Like?

Facebook was not the first alarm that ever went off for me around corporate involvement with technology, and I know that I am not alone in that. We all pretty much guessed that it was a compromise. It is no … Continue reading

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Connectivism – The First 2000 Years

I would like to highly recommend a book I am currently reading to educators interested in Connectivism. It is called Writing on the Wall: Social Media – The First 2000 Thousand Years by Tom Standage, the digital editor at the … Continue reading

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A Bus of One’s Own

Greyhound, (Photo credit: djupp) My personal learning network (PLE) includes blogs, twitter, Facebook, journals, co-workers, classes and other communities. My PLE now includes Redwood Transit. I sometimes complain that I do not have enough time to read (physical books) and write … Continue reading

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Seoul Man: Viral Videos and the Shrinking World

I have been thinking recently about Psy and the K-pop phenomena of his video “Gangnam Style” that broke out of the internet and onto mainstream television and media. This video was destined to become the Numa Numa of the year (Gary … Continue reading

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Facebook and My 1000 Closest Friends

This is an article I wrote for the Times Standard “Tech Beat’ column for May 11, 2012: I have read a few claims recently about the detrimental effects of the Internet. The most recent one came from the New York … Continue reading

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Wired Love: From Telegraph to Twitter

An illustration of Phelps’ Electro-motor Printing Telegraph, the last and most advanced telegraphy mechanism designed by George May Phelps. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)This is an article I wrote for the “Tech Beat” column for the Times-Standard: As one who works in … Continue reading

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SOPA Resistance Day

On Jan 24th, Congress will vote to pass internet censorship in the Senate, even though the vast majority of Americans are opposed. We need to kill the bill – PIPA in the Senate and SOPA in the House – to … Continue reading

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Redwood Technology Consortium’s Annual Holiday Tweet-Up

The Redwood Technology Consortium welcomes the public to join them at the 3rd annual Holiday Tweet-up, Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Greenway Partners in Arcata from 6:00-10:00 P.M. The Tweet-up started three years ago with the intention of providing a face-to-face meeting … Continue reading

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Open Ed Conference: Cognitive and Cultural Barriers to Openness

Speaker: Steve Hargadon Image by jdlasica via FlickrWhat are the cognitive and cultural barriers to openness, and how does understanding them help to promote broader openness? A conversation with the desire to identify the core ways in which people are … Continue reading

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