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Alex Gregg

Peering into the future of Media - 0 views

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    Very interesting read on what the future could look like for the way in which we get information and do every day tasks.
Adam Munera

Easy Tags - 0 views

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    Messing with websites has encouraged me to learn some of these tags! This website is full of easy ones to learn!
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
Claire Madison

Update: Skype being investigated over NSA spying links - 0 views

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    Interesting updated article about skype spying!
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!
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.
Anthony Rossi

A Timeline of Cyberwar and Cybercrime - 0 views

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    I thought this blog post was interesting. This individual made a time-line which depicts the history of cyber-crime. This provides dates and in-depth details on specific accounts that provides purpose and reason in respect to the internet we know and see today.
Paola Torrico

Optical Character Recognition - 0 views

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    A good article that goes in depth of what Optical Character Recognition does.
Gordon Hall

MARC standards - 0 views

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    These are the standards for machine readable catalouging for libraries. In addition to bibliographies, MARC's can also record other codes as well.
Anthony Rossi

Library of Congress Fire - 0 views

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    Just a short history article regarding a fire that broke out at the Library of Congress. This ended up destroying many of the resources the library had at the time.
Paola Torrico

The Oldest Book in the World - 1 views

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    I found this article to be pretty interesting. It is about what scientists believe is to be the first book ever written (about 2,000 years ago!). I thought it was pretty cool!
Liz Roberts

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_the_oldest_newspapers - 1 views

Okay so I messed up. Here's the link. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_the_oldest_newspapers

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Lauren McDonald

The Good And The Bad Of Wikipedia - 0 views

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    This video shows a brief history into Wikipedia and how it works. In this video they interview the founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales who answers some questions about what Wikipedia is and how it works.
Paola Torrico

Open Access Week Wikipedia Contributor - 0 views

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    The fundamental principles by which Wikipedia operates can be summarized in five " pillars"
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    I attended one of the Open Access Week events in which a contributor from Wikipedia came and spoke about Wikipedia. I found the presentation to be really interesting. He spoke about the five pillars of Wikipedia (which we've already learned about) among other things.
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    Thanks, Paola. I'll add 5 points to your Exam 2 grade when I grade it.
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.
Xiaotong Liu

The Internet vs. the Web - 0 views

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    just repost this because last time posted wrong.

    this article talks about some basic differences between Internet and Web.
Lauren McDonald

Internet VS Web - 0 views

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    Here is a video explanation of the differences between the internet and the web. It includes a brief history of the internet and the foundation of the Web. This video highlights the information we learned in class and shows images to explain the differences between the two.
Amanda French

As We May Think - 0 views

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    An article often cited as "inventing" the web, or at least the idea of it. Vannevar Bush worked in information intelligence during the Second World War, and his work in that field led him to conceive of a better way of finding and managing information. I don't know that the web has really solved that, though!
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