Monthly Archives: October 2010

Truthiness

I hope you enjoyed last night’s class; we didn’t end up really talking about next week’s election, so for one of your Twitter links this week, try to find something election-related that’s worth sharing. With next Wednesday’s Wikipedia class, we’re … Continue reading

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Election Time!

Normally we finish a semester with the class on politics, but Mike and I figured that we should rearrange the schedule this fall to acknowledge that a campaign is actually unfolding right now. Thus we have a special guest next … Continue reading

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Community Snapshot

Your social media reports are due in two weeks. Get thinking about this now and then we can answer questions in class next week. Here’s what we’re going to be looking for: Pick a topic that interests you—I would encourage … Continue reading

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Google Conquers All

Good rainy Thursday to you! A few links from last night’s class: That map of online communities, Barry Schwartz’s Paradox of Choice lecture, this particularly awesome link from the Twitter feed, and this one to keep you up-to-date on your memes (have you seen … Continue reading

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Collaboration

I hope you enjoyed our wide-ranging discussion Wednesday night; sorry I’m a bit late getting this up. Next week’s class will be the second one focused on social media; in particular we’ll look at how collaboration happens online and in … Continue reading

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