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Gordon Hall

A web page for all of your favorite social media - 0 views

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    This web site, Rebel Mouse, allows you to post things from all the social media you like to use on one homepage that you can create and edit.
Claire Madison

Digital Millennium Copyright Act - 0 views

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    This is an article on the DMCA, so it may shine some light on my presentation yesterday on Pinterest and the copyright laws! It is also an interesting read and very informative!
Emily Broadwater

19 Apps to Boost Concentration - 0 views

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    These are different app for computers that will help you concentrate on your work rather than being on sites that you shouldn't be. Currently I am using the StayFocused chrome extension to block certain sites when I am working.
Brandon Boucher

$150 third world lap top - 0 views

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    NY times article about developing nations and access to affordable technology for schools.
Lauren McDonald

Google Doodle of the Day - 0 views

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    Todays Google Doodle found on the google homepage is dedicated to Shakuntala Devi. She is also known as the "Human Computer" I have attached the wikipedia article that details who Shakuntala Devi is and why she is important enough to receive the doodle! :)
Amanda French

Web Trend Map 4 - 0 views

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    This 2009 "subway map" of the Internet is based on Tokyo's subway system. This design company (like a few others, I think) does one of these every year. It's a articular genre of a thing called an "infographic" that you see everywhere.
Adam Munera

Google Doodles - 0 views

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    Just thought I would add this page about controversial Google doodles! Its interesting which ones were viewed as controversial.
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    Good one, Adam. I meant to ask Laura and forgot whether the doodles are always the same in every country, and this gallery shows that they aren't. Which makes a lot of sense. The Miró one is interesting, too -- the fact that the artist's heirs felt ripped off, even though it was original artwork in the *style* of Miró rather than anything actually copied from a digital version of Miró.
Natalie Niemeyer

Map of the Internet - 1 views

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    This internet map is structured by which websites are most popular. It's also categorized by each website's country of origin.
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    Mapping the Internet is actually a very popular thing to do. See also this "subway map" of the Internet mapped onto Tokyo's subway system: http://ia.net/blog/web-trend-map-4-final-beta/
Claire Madison

How to Give Kind Criticism, and Avoid Being Critical - 0 views

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    A great read for the next few weeks of presentations! A how-to on constructive criticism!
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    Thanks, Claire! It's all been pretty constructive so far, I think, but this is helpful.
Adam Munera

Constructive Criticism - 0 views

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    Hey guys, I thought this would help with the 5 comments and questions we have to submit, its an interesting way to learn how to give constructive criticism. I was having problems with this earlier.
Natalie Niemeyer

Listen To Wikipedia Be Edited - 1 views

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    This website, while not very informative, is very interesting. It displays the updates on Wikipedia articles through sounds.
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    Hey, that is neat.
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    I think it's done in HTML5, which may be why I don't get any sound for it in Chrome -- not all browsers can manage all features of the new, drastically revised version of HTML yet.
Lauren McDonald

Open access - 0 views

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    Open access ( OA) is the practice of providing unrestricted access via the Internet to peer-reviewed scholarly research. It is most commonly applied to scholarly journal articles, but it is also increasingly being provided to theses, book chapters, and scholarly monographs.
Lindsay Underwood

In the Library with the Lead Pipe " Marketing Search: An Interview with Pete Bell of En... - 0 views

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    This is an interesting interview because you get to hear from the founders of Endeca and DuckDuckGo. They explain their purpose for creating them. It also mentions a lot of things we've talked about it class including WorldCat.org and Wolfram Alpha.
Gordon Hall

Lego machine removes DRM from Kindle e-books - 0 views

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    Interesting article about how a lego mindstorm bot got rid of DRM on a kindle device.
Lauren McDonald

Ten Facts About Wikipedia - 0 views

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    This is an article that has ten fun, weird and impressive facts about Wikipedia. I found some of these facts to be very interesting and taught me even more about Wikipedia.
Paola Torrico

Optical Character Recognition - 0 views

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    A good article that goes in depth of what Optical Character Recognition does.
Anthony Rossi

Can't find a book by it's title or author? - 0 views

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    This is a free website that allows users to search for books not only by the title or author, but by ISBN numbers.

    I found this helpful for when textbooks are hard to find. Instructors usually provide the ISBN numbers in their syllabi and this is one resource a student could use to locate out-of-stock books.
Gordon Hall

Creative Commons Is Rewriting Rules of Copyright - 0 views

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    This is a somewhat old article (published in 2005) but still has some relevancy in how musicians are looking at the positives and negatives of creative commons licenses and copyrights.
Paola Torrico

National Archives to Release Nixon Watergate-related Records - 0 views

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    Here is a little bit of information on the National Archive's release of the Watergate scandal related Records. I found this to be super interesting! It also tells you where you can find it, what box, and how many pages each source has.
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    Yes, indeed -- this was big news last year.
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