Articles Archive for Year 2009
The Web Marketing Association announces the launched of the 8th annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. The IAC Awards are …
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One of the best ways to discover tools for enhancing your Twitter experience is to watch for tweets from other users. Following are some recent suggestions I’ve found from recommendations by other Twitter users. Included are a site that reviews nearly 2000 Twitter apps, a list of resources for downloading custom Twitter backgrounds, a do-it-yourself tutorial on creating you own Twitter background, and an article about protecting our privacy on social networking sites.
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By Sally Falkow
The Proactve Report
One of the biggest trends in 2009 is the shift to real-time content online, sometimes referred to as Now Media.
And when you say real-time web or the instant news cycle, most people think of Twitter.
“The Real-Time Web is much more than Twitter,” says Richard McManus of ReadWriteWeb in a series about the top 5 web trends in 2009. “It has changed the products and strategies of almost every major Internet company in 2009.”
Twitter has been a large part of it and Twitter search has changed the …
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Podcasting 101: A Student's Step-By-Step Guide is an easy to read 10 step list on how to do a podcast effectively.
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A Heart of Stars: Mapping a Screen Name is a collection of various mappings that represent my internet persona. These mappings both revealed and excluded information about me as “aheartofstars.” In a sense, “aheartofstars” became a character deviation of me. I decided to use these mappings to dissect the character of “aheartofstars” and to represent the growth of this character; thus, I have used the metaphor of a “road trip” to describe the journey of “aheartofstars” throughout various network of practices.
Beginning the Journey
In this section, I have documented the various …
For Information Architecture, I designed a presentation using Prezi’s Zooming Presentation Maker. In Information Architecture, our class examined information in several different contexts. We first looked at how language, one of the most popular vehicles of information, is structured to help people make meaning out of what they see, hear, and read. Metaphors We Live By (1980), by George Lakoff and Mark Johnson, was both influential and helpful as it laid the foundation for many of the other things we would read later. From evaluating language, we then examined how …
This presentation is designed to
explore the relationship between writing, technology and information. To facilitate this, several different tools
were utilized. Including Prezi, Twitter, Facebook, FontStruct, Kuler, Google
MyMaps, Wordle, Tweetstats, Twitter Top Friends Network, and Nexus. These tools work to show the connections
between the writer and the users as well as to further the “Writer as
With this presentation, I attempt to
show the writer’s influence over the content and depiction of images as well as
the many information ecologies that surround each of us. If we look at the graphics and the
presentation as …
In the book Free Culture, Lawrence
Lessig discusses the effect that copyrighting has on creativity and cultural
production. He explains that in the good
old days there was a kind of uneasy balance between the rights of the creator
to protect their work and those of the public to experience it. People were more able to build upon the work
of others to create bigger and better things.
However with cases such as Eldred v. Ashcroft copyright protection can be extended far
longer than before. The case challenged the constitutionality of the 1998 Sonny Bono Copyright …