Category Archives: Links

Tumblr Account of the Moment II: Garfield Minus Garfield

On this edition of the Tumblr Account of the Moment, we’ll take a look at a surreal concept of comics and memes. Jim Davis’ cartoon Garfield has been running for over 30 years. It’s a cartoon that some love, and … Continue reading

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Facebook Announcements, Political Impact, and Traditional Media

The other day, Moammar Qaddafi was killed, and over the next week or so, NATO will end its operations in Libya. NATO Commander Admiral James Stavridis stated the following on his Facebook Page: An extraordinary 24 hours in Libya. As SACEUR, … Continue reading

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SNL Critiques Internet Culture

Last weekend, SNL had a sketch that was relavent to the TECH 621 discussion on identity this past week. Here’s the sketch on Hulu. As silly as the ending was to this sketch was, I think the larger point is … Continue reading

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The Pink Floyd Social Media Experience

Today I found a really neat musical experience that is occurring on social media. Pink Floyd next week will be re-releasing much of their discography on a large box-set. To celebrate and hype the release, the 1974 Wembeley performance in … Continue reading

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NodeXL and SNA with Marc A. Smith at Purdue

Yesterday, Xin Chen and I attended a talk put on by the Brian Lamb Communications Department at Purdue about Social Network Analysis. The speaker was Marc A. Smith, a UCLA PhD in Sociology. THE TALK He worked with Microsoft for a … Continue reading

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