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Alex Gregg

Wordpress Tip and Tricks - 0 views

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    I found this interesting. It could be useful to anyone who really wants to make their wordpress profile stand out. If you have the patience to learn it all, it would definitely be helpful.
Michael Olivarez

Not everyone is connected - 0 views

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    This article the the NY Times explains how the Obama administration is making sure everyone has access/knowledge to a computer
Claire Madison

Why Don't People Want to Read E-books on Tablets? - 0 views

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    Great article of why there is a drastic statistical decline in people reading e-books
Brandon Boucher

Making The Web Faster With SPDY - 0 views

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    SPDY (pronounced " SPeeDY ") is a new technology that aims to decrease page load times by fixing a number of flaws present in HTTP 1.1. It's not a replacement for HTTP but instead adds a number of features that help to make web transactions faster.
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.
Paola Torrico

Optical Character Recognition - 0 views

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    A good article that goes in depth of what Optical Character Recognition does.
Claire Madison

Using Primary Sources on the Web - 0 views

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    Gives the definition of a Primary Source and how/when to use them! Plus it gives great examples of what a Primary Source actually is!
Paola Torrico

History of Google - 0 views

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    Since we were talking about the history of Google earlier today, I found this and I thought I'd share with you all. It gives a great detailed timeline (provided by Google themselves) on their history.
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    That is a good link, Paola, thanks.
Amanda French

Digital History | Getting Started - 0 views

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    This book, Digital History, exists in print form as well, but it is entirely available for free on the open web. It is written for historians who want to "go digital," so you as undergrads (and not necessarily History majors!) aren't exactly its audience, but the book is nevertheless excellent as an introduction to the underpinnings of the internet and the web.
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