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How Technology Shapes Our World

Advancements in technology have shaped the way we live our lives, in significant and meaningful ways. I could spend days, and numerous essay posts, talking about these changes, but I am going to try to hash out a quick and dirty … Continue reading

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OMG! Technology Causes Language Change

This week I set out to find examples of the changes in language made possible by new technologies such as social media and blogging. Most of this language shift began in chat rooms and in text messages, where quick words are … Continue reading

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Social Media Marketing Part II: How?

Using social media such as Facebook, Twitter, social bookmarking, blogging, etc. to enhance marketing strategies is a smart idea for most businesses. See my first post on this topic Social Media Marketing Part I: Why? for more information about why … Continue reading

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Edited Wiki Page: MobileBlogging

I looked around at the pages on WeblogsAndWikis for quite some time, trying to decide what I should write about for my class assignment. I came across an existing page titled MobileBlogging. Since I have a smart phone, a netbook, … Continue reading

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What do Plato, Jill Walker Rettberg, my American Lit professor, and Robert Frost all have in common?

I can relate to Plato’s frustration of oral communication turned into written word. As Jill Walker Rettberg points out in chapter two of her book Blogging, Plato expressed his disdain for writing because of its lack of ability to respond. … Continue reading

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Whatsa Widget?

In a nutshell, a widget is a cool little gadget you can add to a blog or website. There are all kinds of different widgets you can utilize to enhance the functionality or personality of your blog or website. Adding … Continue reading

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