Twitter: social media/marketing in overdrive

CDWG | Win a Wireless Lab – Rules. Discovery Learning has made for an interesting laptops for classroom promotion.  After you enter/register for the sweepstakes, you can “re-enter” every time your re-post to Twitter (see below).  The promotion via Twitter is no surprise.  In fact, during the course of the week, I overhead someone say Read More …

breast cancer, facebook and Big Brother

So, while I am sitting reading a bunch of suggestive “I like it on…” statuses on my facebook feed, I discover the source of the highly sexualized meme phenomenon.  I was particularly interested in my search because I found no evidence suggesting an organization was behind this; thus, there is no one responsible for the “awareness”/education. Read More …

reaction: The Social Network… or why my brain won’t stop running in circles

On the day that I go and buy an iPhone (thank you to all of the haters, because you’ll be keeping me in line), I also go and see the only movie that has made me anxious even through the walk out to my car and the drive home.  The Social Network is perhaps the Read More …

In their shoes: Google and Verizon’s Worrisome Proposal For Net Neutrality

But the companies [Verizon & Google] have discussed the future of the internet at length, and they’ve outlined several principles for the FCC to consider moving forward. via Google and Verizon’s Worrisome Proposal For Net Neutrality. Sure, they may be the biggest companies in their respective markets, but why are they not challenging themselves to Read More …

an open letter to internet users everywhere

A few minutes ago, I finished an email to my closest friends that I would like to share with my reader network: Friends: Net Neutrality has been something that I’ve been following for some time now. I don’t often email out causes, and this is certainly one that is not asking for your money. Rather, Read More …