Category Archives: Personal Reflections

The Webinar: How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Internet

Last night for Tech 621 we had a webinar about the Dark Side of the Internet. We spoke about topics about social implications, international security, and minors among other topics. Everyone’s topic and talk was fantastic, and some of them … Continue reading

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Research Update 2

This week has been fairly slow on my research progress. I am still in the data analysis stage where I am going through all of the Tweets I have collected and extracting data. I’ve moved further along with the data … Continue reading

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Devo Explains Attention Grabbing in the Internet Age

This week we’ve been reading about intelligence and attention. We are talking about concepts like: is Google making us dumber, and forms of multitasking. As I’ve been reflecting on what I had read, I had a connected yet really distracted … Continue reading

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5 Reflections on Enterprise 2.0

This week’s topic for TECH 621 is about Enterprise 2.0. Here’s some things that I’m thinking about with the readings: 1. Web 2.0 adoption has been rapid by the business community. Earlier this week, there was a report that business … Continue reading

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Why I’m Not occupying Wall Street

[X-Post with minor non-consequential edits from Politics and Pucks] In the past few weeks this Occupy Wall Street movement has really picked up some steam. It’s a pretty amazing statement for people to be living on Wall Street and taking … Continue reading

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Internet Calling: Social Science and the Next Frontier

This week’s Tech 621 class is about self-organizing and online protest. It has me thinking, once again about the state of social science research and the Internet. This past spring, the Arab Spring has made it clear that the Internet … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing Revisited

Last week’s class in Tech 621, was about crowdsourcing and collective work done on social networking sites. Prior to class, I wrote a post about how I felt that this phenomenon occurred outside of the construct of the Internet. After … Continue reading

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