While reading through lots of online material about Kindles, I came across an excellent wiki page covering some great information about Kindle Myths and Partial Truths. Here are the topics that are covered: 1 Locked into buying from Amazon only 2 Amazon charges to convert a document. 3 A thief can use your Kindle to make purchases from [...]
This semester finished with a heavy emphasis on video production and editing within my capstone class. Four students in my visual art capstone used video this year, while last year only one student had video as part of his presentation. I have some general observations about students and video: Their everyday involvement with YouTube has [...]
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Mashable just posted a fantastic article on some of the most impressive tech projects currently in motion all over the planet: 30 Cutting-Edge Tech Projects From Around the World by Lauren Hockenson Excerpt: From bike-sharing in Toronto to geothermal technologies in Reykjavik to accessible laptops in India, civic projects and startups alike are using tech to [...]
The NYTimes just ran an opinion piece that is well worth reading: The New Digital Divide by Susan P. Crawford Excerpt: But the rest of America will most likely be left out of all this. Millions are still offline completely, while others can afford only connections over their phone lines or via wireless smartphones. They [...]